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Statement to the press by President Obama

Obama y cempresarios

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Buenas tardes. President Castro, to you, the Cuban government and the Cuban people, thank you for the welcome that you have extended to me, to my family, and to my delegation. For more than half a century, the sight of a U.S. President here in Havana would have been unimaginable. But this is a new day — es un nuevo día — between our two countries.

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Raúl sends message of congratulations to President Mohamed Abdelaziz


The President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, Raúl Castro Ruz, sent a message of congratulations to Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz, on the 40th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

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Ecuador’s right wing continues to mobilize despite failure of general strike


Right wing forces, incapable of recognizing the electoral victories of popular governments, consistently resort to violent action, as is currently happening in Ecuador. After the failure of a general strike called for August 13, the opposition here launched another adventure, blocking roads – including the Pan American Highway – burning vehicles and tires, in an attempt to lay the groundwork for a coup d’etat against President Rafael Correa and the Citizens’ Revolution.

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Central Act in Birán for International Youth Day

Cuba jovenes cumple Fidel

Today, some 400 young people, representing the entire country, will participate in the central act for International Youth Day, in Birán, Holguin. Delegates from the five eastern provinces and Camagüey will also hold a meeting with former members of the UJC from diverse sectors. Voluntary blood donations, productive work, a cultural gala and concerts by local artists are some of the activities scheduled to take place in the municipality of Cueto, where the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro was born on August 13, 1926.