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U.S. legislators support expanding ties with Cuba

Legisladores USA

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) highlighted the 22 agreements signed between the two countries over recent years; ranging from environmental protection to cooperation in the application and enforcement of the law. He also noted that the majority of U.S. citizens support the expansion of ties between the two nations.

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Unicef praises recovery efforts


On February 22, Unicef program coordinator, Victoria Colamarco highlighted the impact of recovery efforts undertaken by the people of Guantánamo, together with national and international support, following Hurricane Matthew.

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Raúl receives delegation from U.S. Congress

Raul y congresistas

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon, February 21, received a delegation from the United States Congress, led by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi), including as well Senators Thomas Udall (D-New Mexico) and Michael Bennett (D-Colorado), Representatives James McGovern and Seth Moulton, Democrats from Massachusetts, as well as Jeffrey DeLaurentis, acting chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Cuba.

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A literary voyage shared by two islands

Pdte Irlanda

The honorable Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, presented a master lecture in San Gerónimo University’s Aula Magna; inaugurated an exposition entitled The Irish in Latin America, as part of the 6th International Congress on Irish and Latin American Studies

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A step forward in Cuban technology

Cuba tecnologia

As part of the process of digitalization of Cuban society, an unprecedented project has emerged: the assembly of latest-generation laptops and tablets in Havana. Leading the initiative is Fernándo Fernández, who spoke with Granma International.

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Putin Congratulates Trump on Winning U.S. Presidential Elections


Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in U.S. presidential elections, and expressed his country”s willingness to rebuild bilateral relations. Speaking at a ceremony of presentation of credentials of ambassadors from more than a dozen countries, Putin congratulated the American people for the end of elections.

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Trump Calls for Unity of Americans


US President-elect Donald Trump called on Americans to join and promised that he would be the leader of all his compatriots. In a conciliatory tone, the real estate tycoon pointed out that ‘we must unify our great country’, and look for a better future for millions of people, above the differences of races, genders and religion in order to renew what he called ‘the American dream’.

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President Obama set to leave office, but the blockade remains

Josefina Vidal universidad

Talk by JosefinaVidal, director general for the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Relations (MINREX), during an event against the blockade organized by Cuban youth at the University of Havana, October 17, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution

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Fidel holds friendly encounter with President of Portugal

FIdel y Portugal

Fidel and the Portuguese President discussed various topics on the international agenda, as well as the ties of friendship which unite the two countries: the backdrop against which the European leader’s visit to Cuba is taking place.

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Raúl receives the President of the Portuguese Republic

Raul y Portuigal

On the afternoon of October 26, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Republic of Portugal, on an official visit to Cuba.