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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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Development to offset migration

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On March 10, at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Cuba called to guarantee the full realization of the right to development, in order to counterbalance migratory movement worldwide. The island’s representative Luis Alberto Amorós noted that in order to analyze the issue in depth, it is important to address the causes which lead millions of people to migrate every year, sometimes risking their lives, in search of greater well-being.

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A vital institution for Cuba’s public health system

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In order to discuss development, scientific research and the training of professionals in the disciplines of hygiene, epidemiology, microbiology and nutrition in Cuba, one must look to an institute that, founded over a century ago, remains the cornerstone of the Cuban public health system.

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Unleashing the Caribbean’s potential

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Cuba aspires to create joint associations with Caribbean countries, with a view to stimulating joint development by exploiting common factors, while respecting each nation’s culture and history, Cuban officials stated during a press conference held in the context of the High-Level Segment of the Association of Caribbean States ACS-AEC, taking place today, March 9, in the Cuban capital.

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First ACS-AEC Cooperation Conference begins today

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Centered on climate change, transport and maritime connectivity, the First Cooperation Conference of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC) kicks off today, March 8, in Havana. According to Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra, these three issues will be discussed during this first edition of the encounter, being held in the capital’s Tryp Habana Libre Hotel.

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Díaz-Canel visits sites of social and economic importance

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“With these centers we have recovered a step in pedagogical training that had been lost, one that is critically important,” said Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, while visiting the Rigoberto Batista Chapman Pedagogical School in the municipality of Puerto Padre, Las Tunas province.

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Cuban political and electoral system available on cell phones

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On Tuesday, March 7, a new cell phone app (XCuba) developed by a team of students and professors from the Martha Abreu Las Villas Central University (UCLV), was launched. The application features information regarding Cuba’s political and electoral system, which is also available on the UCLV and National Assembly of People’s Power websites.

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Unity to strengthen ALBA

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Alba is the foundation for the construction of a new America, which is why we must tend and value it, stated Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, March 5, upon inaugurating the 14th ALBA Extraordinary Summit in honor of Bolivarian leader Hugo Chávez, on the fourth anniversary of his passing.

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Raúl returns from ALBA Summit

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers returned to the homeland, yesterday March 6, around midday, after participating in the 14th ALBA-TCP Summit held in Caracas and tributes to Comandante Hugo Chávez Frías on the fourth anniversary of the Venezuelan leader’s physical disappearance.

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The Caribbean comes together in Cuba

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This week Cuba will once again become the capital of the Caribbean, as it hosts various events addressing key issues for the region, such as tourism, trade, transport and combating climate change.