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A hostile policy more harmful than a hurricane

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When a hurricane is identified as a threat to the island, all Cubans begin to worry. Despite measures adopted by our Civil Defense system to protect human life and material resources, it is well known that the powerful winds and rain show no mercy.

Every natural phenomenon that strikes leaves damage that must be repaired as soon as possible. Thus, some plans are put on hold to free resources for the recovery, and the state cannot move forward as fast as it would like.

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In the wake of coup attempts in Nicaragua

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Since last April 18, the right wing has subjected the Nicaraguan people to a wave of violence in an attempt to overthrow President Daniel Ortega. The most recent of these acts occurred August 15 during a demonstration called by the Nicaraguan opposition, when an armed group attacked the national water and sewer company (Enacal), teleSUR reported.

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A successful summer, but with room for improvement

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Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez recognized the work done by provincial governments, institutions, and Central State Administration to offer the population a varied recreational program this summer, noting the higher levels of satisfaction expressed by citizens, as compared to previous years, while noting the persistence of some problems.

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Fundamental to the national economy

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, examined the program underway here to repair storage tanks for fuel, and discussed the organization of distribution, which he described as fundamental to the national economy.

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Díaz-Canel receives DPRK Vice Chairman of State Affairs Commission

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Yesterday afternoon, August 21, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, received Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee Political Bureau and Vice Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea State Affairs Commission, who is making an visit to our country as the special envoy of Kim Jong Un, president of the Workers’ Party of Korea and of the DPRK State Committee.

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Cuban women of the 21st century

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We are Cuban women of the 21st century, as I recently read. We see our dreams on the horizon and are moving forward. We are not very different from the women who came before us. Our characteristics have stood the test of time, allowing us to accomplish so much of what has been achieved in the country.

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The United States threatens Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace

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More than 76 military bases in Latin America, support for military and judicial coups against Presidents, the attempted assassination of Nicolás Maduro, sanctions and economic blockades are only some of the strategies being implemented by the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean in its attempt to reverse the victories achieved by progressive governments over the last few decades.

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Kofi Annan universally recognized

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The news moved many, and in Cuba as was the case around the world this weekend, as he was recalled and honored. Kofi Annan died at 80 years of age, leaving a legacy, a life devoted to humanity0s just causes, but above all to the defense of equality, understanding, and peace among the world’s men and women.

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Colonialism 2.0 in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Once the internet became the central nervous system of the economy, research, news, and politics, the United States’ borders were extended across the planet. Only the U.S. and its corporations are sovereign, no other nation-state exists that could reshape the net by itself, to put a brake on Colonialism 2.0, despite local anti-monopoly laws and clear policies supporting sustainability on the social, ecological, economic, and technological order – much less build a viable alternative to disconnect from the so-called information society.

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Private Property, Investment Crown Debates on New Cuban Constitution

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One of the main modifications introduced by the project of the new Cuban Constitution is the recognition of private property and foreign investment, expressed here today commercial specialist of Hotel Copacabana, Ariel Valdes. In a dialogue with Prensa Latina, the young man said the possibility that persons residing inside and out of the island are allowed to invest, should be considered.