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Raúl presides 22nd ACS-AEC Ministerial Council Meeting

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With the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Army General, Raúl Castro presiding, the 22nd Ministerial Council Meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC) was inaugurated March 10 in Havana.

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Presidential elections coming soon

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Amid scandals and the emergence of unexpected candidates, France is going to the polls this coming April, to choose the next President and decide the country’s future.

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Fidel, Political Power and the New Culture of Communication

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English version of the Spanish-language presentation given as part of the panel titled “Fidel, Builder of the New Society” at the “Fidel, Politics, and Culture Symposium” held February 10–11, 2017 during the Havana International Book Fair.

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Lenín Moreno wins first round

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With more than 72% of the votes counted, Moreno had garnered 38.66% – very close to winning in the first round. In accordance with the country’s electoral law, to avoid a second round, a candidate must win over 50% of the vote or 40%, with a margin of 10% of the next closest candidate.

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Raúl receives vice president of Vietnam’s National Assembly Standing Committee

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, yesterday afternoon February 19, received Tong Thi Phong, member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Political Bureau and vice president of the country’s National Assembly Standing Committee, who was visiting Cuba on the invitation of the National Assembly of People’s Power.

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Foreign-Funded NGOs in Ecuador: Trojan Horse for Intervention?

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Ecuador has come under fire for scrutinizing non-profits like Accion Ecologica, many of whom get millions from Europe and North America.
Ecuador, the tiny South American nation sandwiched between Colombia and Peru, rarely makes waves in the English-speaking world’s corporate mediascape. Last year, news traveled far on at least two occasions.

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Machado Ventura receives Vietnamese leader

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José Ramón Machado Ventura, Party second secretary and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon, February 16, received Tong Thi Phong, a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s (PCV) Central Committee Political Bureau and a vice president of the National Assembly Standing Committee, who is leading a delegation invited to our country by the Cuban National Assembly of People’s Power.

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Raúl receives President of Ireland

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On the afternoon of February 15, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of Sate and Ministers of Cuba, received His Excellency Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, making an official visit to the country.

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Cuba, a beacon of social justice

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WE Chileans have stood in solidarity with the Cuban Revolution since its triumph, on January 1, 1959, stated Leandro Lanfranco Leverton, director of the national commission responsible for organizing Cuba solidarity brigades from his country.

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Oscar López Rivera arrives in Puerto Rico

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U.S. prison authorities transferred the political prisoner Oscar López Rivera to his native country yesterday, February 9, after spending 35 years and eight months in U.S. penitentiaries, the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Día reported.