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Rigorous work must continue in COVID-19 recovery period

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Cuba awoke yesterday, July 20, with the news that many of us have waited four months to hear. Of the 2,914 PCR test samples processed the previous day, none were positive for SARS-COV-2, while no patients in serious or critical condition were reported, nor a single death. Within this encouraging context, most of the country’s territories – except Havana and Mayabeque – began the transition to the third phase of the first stage of recovery.

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel salute Nicaragua on the 41st anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution

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The first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro, and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday July 19, saluted the 41st anniversary of the Sandinista Popular Revolution’s victory in Nicaragua. In a letter addressed to President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, the two leaders congratulated the sister Central American country.

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July 26 in Cuba’s soul

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The pandemic may prevent us from physically attending the essential encounters Cubans have every July 26 with the memory of our historical generation. There is no virus or adverse situation that can diminish the significance of the step they took in 1953, when a handful of young rebels, led by Fidel, “conquered” for eternity the yearnings of a people.
Santiago has not been the same since. Nor Bayamo, or Cuba.

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Terrorism against Cuba is state policy

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Two months after the terrorist Alazo Baró shot up the Cuban embassy in Washington, the complicit silence of the Trump administration, and the impunity afforded his mentors, indicate that violence will continue to be part of U.S. government policy toward Cuba. The United States government has been the main organizer and sponsor of terrorism in the world.

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The pandemic has not undermined Cuba’s commitment to workers

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When Cuba’s President attends the World Leaders’ Summit of the International Labor Organization, July 7, he will discuss the 36 government measures taken to address labor, wages and social security during the epidemic. If there is one thing that allows Cubans to hold our heads high in any international forum addressing the problems of our peoples.

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Morality as our banner

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Once again, an attempt was made to manipulate the issue of human rights to discredit Cuba, following the same dishonest, 60-year-old prefabricated script. The double standards, political manipulation and selectivity in addressing the issue were deployed unsuccessfully, in an effort to overshadow our achievements before the world. The stage on this occasion was the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Thirty years ago, the São Paulo Forum gave the left heart

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Thirty years ago, on the initiative of Fidel Castro, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the Brazilian Workers’ Party, in an adverse context for the left around the world, when many believed that socialism was a dead-end and neoliberalism was advancing, the Encounter of Latin America and the Caribbean Political Parties and Movements, renamed the São Paulo Forum a year later, was held in São Paulo, July 2-4, 1990.

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Statement by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, upon decorating Juan Miguel González with the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Order

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Five days earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had received his letter from November 27 requesting that it undertake the necessary procedures before the U.S. authorities for the return of his son Elián, a survivor of the wreckage of a makeshift boat that had illegally left from Cuba. The following day, the boy’s maternal grandmother made the same request in another letter.

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Science confirms there can be no overconfidence in COVID-19 battle

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A few hours before Havana entered the first phase of recovery and the rest of Cuba, with the exception of Matanzas, entered the second phase, yesterday July 2, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez emphasized, “Science continues to confirm that there can be no overconfidence in the battle against COVID-19.” In another encouraging meeting at Revolution Palace with scientists and experts, which have become a regular point on the government’s agenda every Thursday.

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The world of two months ago has disappeared

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Journalist, writer and communications expert Ignacio Ramonet, has restricted his movement and is following strict social isolation measures, in Havana, although he is in excellent health. However, while apparently resting, he has created an essay that has already won accolades as a tool that can help us understand the circumstances and consequences of COVID-19 for humanity: Before the unknown… The pandemic and the world-system.”