Articles of Miguel Diaz Canel

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One year later, we are still alive and intent on winning


“Be strong, Cuba, we will live and we will win.” These were the words of President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on March 20, 2020. Only nine days had passed since the diagnosis in Cuba of the first cases of COVID-19, but, knowing the strengths of our people, the constancy and resistance that are traditions on this island, there was no doubt about our ability to face the immense challenge that the pandemic would bring.

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Governance based on science and innovation for sustainable development


President Diaz-Canel co-authors article with Mercedes Delgado focused on innovation, information technology and the government’s role in integrating all social, economic and environmental dimensions of development, especially at the local level. More consistent growth, with an improved productive base, is an obligatory objective of government management in the pursuit of sustainable development for the present and future of Cubans.

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“Homeland or Death” resounds honoring Cuba’s independence struggle

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On the 126th anniversary of the re-launching of Cuba’s war of independence, flowers from Raúl and Díaz-Canel were placed alongside the tomb where the remains of Cuba’s national hero rest

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Díaz-Canel: Our culture is the essence of the Revolution

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The Palace of the Revolution, again on February 8, welcomed the twenty-some intellectuals and artists who every month meet with President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, to follow up on implementation of agreements reached at the IX Congress of the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists(Uneac), held at the end of 2019.

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Revolution is dialogue

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They should know this. The manuals prescribing devious “soft” coups are not recommended in Cuba; the people quickly intuit false gestures and detest traitors. The Trump administration took aggression to such an extreme in 2019 that President Miguel Díaz-Canel, when bidding farewell to the year, said: “They threw us to our death, and we are alive.”

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Floral tributes from Raúl and Díaz-Canel honor crew members killed in aerial accident

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee, and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez sent floral wreaths to Havana’s Colon Cemetery yesterday to honor the five crew members who died in an accident on the morning of January 29. The helicopter in which they were traveling from the province of Holguin to Guantanamo crashed into a hillside.

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Cuban President congratulates General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday February1, tweeted congratulations to Nguyen Phu Trong, who was re-elected as General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). Phu Trong, who will assume his third consecutive term, won resounding support given to his capable management of state affairs, including the successful battle waged against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to information released by the national radio station Voice of Vietnam.

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The history of Cuba is one of victories


“The pandemic will be defeated and the difficulties we face overcome. This is the history of Cuba. This is the history of patriots like Martí, this is the history of our revolutionary students,” Army General Raúl Castro Ruz stated yesterday evening, during a heartfelt exchange at the Fragua Martiana with some twenty young people who had descended the University of Havana’s Grand Stairway in the traditional March of the Torches.

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Cuban president is grateful for solidarity against US blockade

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the international support against the US blockade, and shared a photo of US actor Tyrese Gibson, who favors an end to that hostile policy. ‘Whoever knows and shares with our noble and industrious people, understands that the blockade must cease. Cuba is grateful for the solidarity,’ the president wrote on his Twitter account.

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President Diaz-Canel assesses situation in central Cuba

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Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel is holding a working meeting in central Villa Clara on Monday to assess the region’s recovery from the fresh Covid-19 outbreak. Diaz-Canel is also verifying the implementation of health measures, the development of food production and the achievements in the execution of the Monetary Overhaul that started on January 1, 2021.