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Cuba’s exemplary biotechnology research

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The state enterprise group BioCubaFarma has 393 research projects underway, of which 102 involve biotechnology, and of these a large portion are focused on oncology, as is also reflected in international trends. Of the 101 projects, 76 are innovations with Cuban patents, and 26% of these are the first of their kind, that is their active ingredients are not present in any other medication.

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Russian ambassador emphasizes strong ties between his country and Cuba

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The excellent state of diplomatic relations between Cuba and Russia were publicly emphasized in Havana by Mikhail Kamynin, the Euro-Asian country’s ambassador here, who will end his mission shortly. He spoke with Granma International at the Cuban Friendship Institute (ICAP) during the celebration of his country’s national day, June 12, when concerts, dance performances, and conferences on Russian culture, language, and scientific contributions are held around the world.

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Vilma’s struggles more necessary than ever

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Equality, condemnation of gender violence, and recognition of the rights of women have been the topic of debate and struggle for decades, in which Cuba, with the leadership of Vilma Espín, has played a leading role, members of the Federation of Cuba Women (FMC) recalled yesterday, during a press conference.

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Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence reiterated in the UN

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The UN Special Committee on Decolonization reiterated Monday, June 18, Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence, in accordance with General Assembly Resolution 1514, on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples

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President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez inaugurates new Institute of Hematology and Immunology headquarters

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Alongside the Second Secretary of the Party Central Committee, José Ramón Machado Ventura, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, attended the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Dr. José Manuel Ballester Santovenia Institute of Hematology and Immunology on Saturday, located in the Havana municipality of Vedado.

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“Deafness” that reaches the other side of the world

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The story of alleged sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats accredited in foreign countries has been repeated, just the same as in August of last year, when Washington, without proof, accused Cuba of such incidents. In that case, after numerous investigations by the parties involved, no evidence to support the allegations was found. A report by AP even notes that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) found no evidence of the attacks.

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Production with environmental conscience

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Behind every bottle of Cubay rum produced at the Agustín Rodríguez Mena distillery in this municipality, is a centenary history that includes the best of rum making traditions in Central Cuba – the reason the brand has become one of Cuba’s best-selling spirits around the world.

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A Nobel Peace Prize for Trump is a terrible joke

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WHILE anything can happen in this world, I would prefer to think that it is only a joke that U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. A group of 18 Republican Party congressmen sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to nominate Trump.

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First draft of proposed new Constitution progressing

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Progress is being made by the commission charged with writing the first draft of a new Constitution, headed by its president, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. During this past week, June 10-15, wide-ranging and profound discussion has continued among commission members, with the goal of putting a document into the hands of the people that will strengthen the Revolution.

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Cuban President reviews foreign investment and exports

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FOREIGN investment is fundamental to the national economy’s growth and development. We must be audacious and creative in the way we direct it, so we can advance projects designed to include participation of foreign capital. Likewise, increasing exports is of vital importance to acquire the financial resources the country needs for economic development, while replacing imports with domestic products continues as a priority.