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Cuba’s contribution to Festival movement recognized

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The strengthening of relations between Russia and Cuba during the recently concluded 19th World Festival of Youth, and Cuba’s contribution to the Festival movement, were the focus of discussion during a meeting between functionaries at the Russian embassy in Havana and the national leadership of the Young Communists League (UJC), along with a selection of Cuban delegates to the international Festival.

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Cuba and China sign agreements to promote economic and commercial ties

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The documents include framework agreements for China to provide concessional lines of credit for the repair and modernization of Cuba’s Electronics Industry Enterprise; an accord to expand the production of solar panels at the Ernesto Che Guevara Electronic Components Entity in Pinar del Río; and the launch of the fifth phase of the Technical Assistance for Agriculture in Cuba Project.

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The struggle against the blockade is a struggle for humanity

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Venezuela’s Minister of Communication and Information (Minci), Ernesto Villegas, stated that the struggle against the U.S. blockade imposed on Cuba for almost 60 years is also a struggle in defense of humanity.

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A school for the whole community

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The hustle and bustle of the early morning is inevitable. Parents hurry their children along so they don’t miss the morning assembly, while farewell kisses and the classic “behave yourself” complete the picture that characterizes the country’s primary schools.

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The great danger of the October Crisis

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It has been 55 years since the October Crisis, or as it is also known, the Cuban Missile Crisis, considered one of the most dangerous moments the world faced during the 20th century. Humanity must never forget that we were on the brink of a nuclear holocaust, above all to do everything possible to avoid the reoccurrence of a similar situation.

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Raúl presides interment ceremony of the remains of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and Mariana Grajales

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The political act and military interment ceremony of the remains of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and Mariana Grajales began this Tuesday, October 10, in the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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The people of Villa Clara pay tribute to Che

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The Cuban people once again expressed their love for Ernesto Che Guevara on October 8, when over 60,000 people gathered in the square bearing his name to honor the Heroic Guerilla and his comrades in arms, on the 50th anniversary of his death.

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Brigadistas inspired by Che support the Cuban Revolution

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The brigadistas, visiting sites linked to the Heroic Guerrilla through October 15, participated in the central act to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Bolivia, October 8, at the memorial complex that honors the legendary Comandante in the city of Santa Clara.

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Raúl presides tribute to Che and his compañeros in Villa Clara

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With the presence of Amy General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, the main act commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of Che and his compañeros began at the mausoleum erected in his honor in Santa Clara.

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Raúl receives ECLAC Executive Secretary

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On the afternoon of October 4, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), making a visit to the country.