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Schools: The life and soul of the Revolution

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Education is defended with commitment, soul, creativity, and by example, and with these convictions educators will march on May Day, said Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during a National Seminar to prepare for the coming academic year, yesterday. The first session was devoted to analyzing the Ministry of Education’s (MINED) work in 2018.

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel attend inauguration of Amistad Cuba-Vietnam School for children with physical-motor disabilities in Santiago

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Speaking on behalf of parents, Aylin Torres stated that if anyone has the idea of ​​taking away the beautiful building, in an attempt to apply Chapter III of the Helms-Burton Act, they will be obliged to face the students themselves, parents, teachers, and other workers who will defend it unconditionally.

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Cuban President praises Cuban doctors who returned from Brazil

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“You are a symbol of the country that trained you,” stated President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, at an act to honor doctors who returned to Cuba after the island’s withdrawal from Brazil’s More Doctors program.

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Questions and answers about the end of Cuban participation in Brazil’s More Doctors program

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Behind us now are the first days of December, marked by the return of Cuban medical professionals working as part of Brazil’s More Doctors program.

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Defending sexual diversity

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Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) was founded on December 28, 1988, to support formal, popular, and community education processes regarding, sexuality, gender identity, health and sexual rights, and related issues.

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Díaz-Canel responds to new accusations made by the United States against Cuba

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The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers condemned in a tweet the document published by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on December 10, in which he accuses the Cuban government of violating human rights.

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Thank you, Cuban doctors. See you soon

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About 40 years ago, in 1977, I was doing a piece in Africa, on the Mauritanian border, on the way to the Sahrawi Republic, and during one of the stops in a village next to a small oasis, I heard a group of people talking. At a spring in the village comparable to a Brazilian favela, I heard people who spoke Spanish and approached with my Arab guide. I saw that they were dressed in white and I asked them if they were doctors and they responded: “Yes, we are doctors, Cuban doctors.”

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More than doctors, a family

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December 3, 2016, general practitioner Dr. Rosa María Salazar Gutiérrez left for Brazil as part of the Mais Médicos (More Doctors) program. She had undertaken three previous missions in Honduras, Venezuela and Guatemala. In total, she had 11 years of internationalist experience and a professional career spanning 32 years.

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Cuba: Committed to human rights

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Cuba features among the 50 countries that have ratified the most international human rights instruments, according to lawyer Desiree Llaguno, speaking to Prensa Latina. She explained that the island has signed 44 of the 61 human rights conventions, making it one of the leaders in this field.

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A Revolution made with love

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Twenty-two adolescents at the Solidarity with Panama special education school celebrated their 15th birthdays last night with a very special guest: Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz. Few dates in the life of a young person are more fondly remembered than a fifteenth birthday party. The white dress, the waltz, the flowers, the photos, the nerves, the company of one’s parents and the first love… and of course the toast.