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Nelson Domínguez Cedeño: “I transmit everything I feel with the brush or my hands”


Nelson Domínguez Cedeño conceives of art as a way of existing. Perhaps, a way of thinking for those who believe in their magic or those who perform it through the brush, the voice, the hands or the body. “I have no idea what I would be if I weren’t a painter. I would die then to be one, because I am passionate about it and without that nothing exists”. The artist considers himself an observant man. In fact, a painter starts from how he sees his reality and then projects it on paper.

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Cuba-Health 2022 concludes: World health experts ratify that there is no social development without health

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Participating in the closing ceremony of the event -which began on October 17- was Jorge Luis Broche Lorenzo, member of the Secretariat and head of the Department of Attention to the Social Sector of the Central Committee of the Party; the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Inés María Chapman Waugh; the Minister of Public Health José Ángel Portal Miranda; ministers and deputy ministers from other nations; directors of the MINSAP; representatives of international organizations.

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The pride of a red scarf

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As every year, the “José Martí” Pioneer Organization (OPJM), carries out within its pioneering processes, the Change of Attribute, and taking advantage of the month of October full of history, it was held in greeting to the Camilo-Che Day, to the 103rd anniversary of the birth of the first pioneer martyr Paquito González Cueto and also in tribute to the Day of Cuban Culture. More than nine thousand third grade students in Granma province changed their blue scarves for red ones and from Moncadista pioneers.

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Havana is once again the capital of health: Cuba Salud 2022 began


After the well-deserved tribute to health and science professionals, whose efforts and commitment to life allowed Cuba to successfully overcome the covid-19 pandemic; the master conference “The government management system based on science and innovation and its implications for health”, given by Dr. C. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, inaugurated this afternoon the largest event organized by Cuban public health: the Cuba-Health International Convention 2022.

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Opens its doors XV Health for All Trade Fair and I International Fair of Medical Tourism and Well-being


With the opening of the XV Health for All Trade Fair, this October 17 at the Pabexpo site in the Cuban capital, an opportune space was opened to evaluate the current and future challenges of Public Health in the world and continue strengthening commercial ties that contribute to the development of nations. Just 39 years after the first of these fairs was held, an initiative of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, this exhibition and commercial forum was inaugurated as part of the Cuba Salud 2022 Convention

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President Díaz-Canel returns to Pinar del Río to check the progress of the recovery


The first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visits Pinar del Río this Thursday for the fifth time since the passage of Hurricane Ian to check the progress of the recovery efforts in the westernmost province of the country. On this visit, in which he exchanges with the people and authorities of Pinar del Río, the Cuban leader is accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Alejandro Gil Fernández.

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Cuba prioritizes its epidemiological situation


Cuba as a whole has been working for a little over a week to erase the traces left by Hurricane Ian in various provinces of the country. Enormous efforts have demanded that purpose on the part of the Cuban Government and its leaders, which has not prevented continuing to give priority to the epidemiological scenario of the nation. Along this path, this Tuesday afternoon two exchanges were held between the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

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Pinar del Río: Six hours that changed everything

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We didn’t want to write. We were not there when Ian attacked the province of Pinar del Río with winds of more than 200 kilometers per hour; that land that saw us born and from which we can never let go. We didn’t want to write but it is a journalistic duty to tell stories and bring a pinch of hope to the last person. Last Wednesday, from car to car, from stretch to stretch, we traveled about a hundred and fifty kilometers and reached Pinar del Río. Destruction, pain in people’s faces, fallen trees, houses without roofs, others on the ground.

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Confirmed in Florida, USA, 23 deaths from the passage of Hurricane Ian


The authorities of Florida, United States, confirmed this Friday that at least 23 people died as a result of Hurricane Ian, a figure that could still increase considerably. US media show higher balances citing county officials, who report up to 45 deaths due to the passage of the storm. The official figure of 23 deceased was published this Friday by the Florida Medical Examiners Commission, which also reported that the victims are between 22 and 92 years old, and most of them showed signs of drowning.

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Considerable damage reported in the tobacco sector of San Juan and Martínez


Conrado López González directs one of the main tobacco producing cooperatives in the municipality of San Juan y Martínez, in Pinar del Río. To talk with the producer, we went to Obeso’s choice, which, like a five-door tobacco house, was left on the ground by the passage of Hurricane Ian. Before, we passed through the rubble of one of the 38 controlled cure houses that the territory has. “The cyclone completely knocked down the tobacco house,” says López González as he points to the entire structure on the ground.