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Japan contributing to Cuba’s economic development

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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

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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

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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.

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The Disaster in Japan and a visit from a Friend

The Disaster in Japan and a visit from a Friend

Today I had the pleasure of greeting Jimmy Carter, who from 1977 to 1981 was the President of the United States, the only one, in my opinion, who had enough serenity and courage to tackle the issue of US-Cuba relations. Carter did what he could to reduce international tensions and to promote the establishment of Cuban and US Interest offices. His administration was the only one that took a few steps towards easing the criminal blockade imposed against our people.

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Nato’s Fascist War

Nato’s Fascist War

You didn’t have to be clairvoyant to foresee what I wrote with great detail in three Reflection Articles I published on the CubaDebate website between February 21 and March 3: “The NATO Plan Is to Occupy Libya,” “The Cynical Danse Macabre,” and “NATO’s Inevitable War.” Not even the fascist leaders of Germany and Italy were

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My Shoes are too Tight

My Shoes are too Tight

While the damaged reactors spew radioactive smoke over Japan and monstrous-looking planes and nuclear submarines launch deadly charges tele-directed onto Libya, a North African Third World country with barely six million inhabitants, Barack Obama was spinning a tale for the Chileans that sounded like one I used to hear when I was 4 years old: “My shoes are too tight, my socks are too warm; and I carry in my heart the little kiss you gave me”.