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Cuba’s President Expresses Condolences to Japan’s People, Government

Miguel Diaz Canel

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today expressed his deep regret over the deaths and damages that the worst meteorological disaster in the last 30 years left in Japan, said the Cuban embassy in the Japanese country. The Cuban head of State ‘extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of #Japan for the unfortunate loss of human life and property damage caused by torrential rains in several regions of the country,’ says the diplomatic headquarters in its Facebook account.

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Director of Cuban Sports Tours Asia To Pave the Way for Olympic Games

Becali asia

Cuban sport”s top leader Antonio Becali spent the first of two days here during which he will explore the possibilities of preparation of the island”s delegation to the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Becali expects both to train professional athletes here, and to expand cooperation in sports; thus he met with Le Khanh Hai, the vice minister that handles Sports within the portfolio also in charge of Tourism and Culture, with promising results.

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Roel Santos: I never give up or tire

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Just as happened to Alfredo Despaigne in Santiago de Cuba, Roel Santos was rejected at the provincial sports academy for being “too small,” despite some spectacular fielding in his debut for the school team. The “problem” of his size to one side, the young boy who a year before, at the age of nine, was brought by community sports facilitator Juan Luis Yuri to the Academy in the neighborhood of Miramar, shone on the field.

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Japan contributing to Cuba’s economic development

Cuba Japon

Japan will contribute to the implementation of important projects for Cuba’s social and economic development through two non-repayable financial aid programs related to agriculture, infrastructure, and waste management.

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Raúl receives Prime Minister of Japan

Raul y primer ministro japon

On the afternoon of September 22, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba received His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, currently making an official visit to the island.

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Japan donates medical equipment to Cuba

Raul y Japon

Yesterday, September 22, Cuba and Japan made official the donation of medical equipment by the Japanese government to the island with the signing of an Exchange of Notes, as part of the official visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Díaz-Canel begins official visit to Japan

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The visit follows on the high-level political dialogue between the two countries and will address opportunities for strengthening bilateral economic and trade relations. The scheduled agenda includes meetings with senior government officials of Japan and its business sector.

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Kageboushi human shadow theatre: A triumph in Havana

testro sombras

Shadows have a magical quality. The ever-changing shapes inspire creativity and imagination and are a constant source of fantasy. There are even those who argue that shadow theatre is the precursor to cinema: the first method based on the reproduction of movements and actions on a screen; of course, using different techniques.

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Cuba arouses the interest of students at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

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Charge d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of Cuba in Japan Elizabeth Valdes-Miranda delivered a lecture entitled “Cuba: a nation of peace and a society in progress” at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the students learned about Cuba´s positions and actions regarding world peace and disarmament. They were also informed on the process of updating of the Cuban economic and social model, its motivations, main objectives, measures and projections.

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Japan Foreign Minister Visits Cuba

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Japan”s Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida will visit Cuba from today to May 3, the embassy of that Asian nation in Havana informed. According to that diplomatic source, the foreign minister will hold working meetings with authorities from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean island. A group of Japanese business people will arrive in along with the official.