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Principles: Congress of the Federation of University Students

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The fact that Cuban youth are the target of destabilization efforts, a strategy used by the United States now more than ever, was noted by delegates at the Ninth Congress of the Federation of University Students, recently concluded in Havana, where a fundamental theme discussed was political-ideological subversion, which has become a non-conventional war of symbols.

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Cuban President Oversees Recovery in Central Provinces

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel oversaw the achievements in the recovery after May”s heavy rains in the central provinces of Villa Clara and Sancti Spiritus, local television reported today. At a meeting with local authorities in Villa Clara, where agriculture, the road infrastructure, hydric facilities and houses were seriously damaged, the president insisted on the need to carry out all tasks with high quality and a firm hand against criminal activities.

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Cuban University Students’ Congress Opens Today

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The 9th Congress of the University Students” Federation (FEU) opened in this capital today to discuss issues such as teaching, social work and political-ideological commitment. In addition to the official opening of the Congress at Havana’s Convention Center, the structure of the National Council and the candidacy for the national secretariat of FEU will be presented and approved today.

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President Diaz-Canel Visits Cuban Central Province

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today began a working visit to this central province of the country, recently arrived from the Jamaican city of Montego Bay. After attending the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, in Jamaica, Diaz-Canel began his first visit to this territory, after taking office on April 19.

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President Diaz-Canel Evaluates Recovery of Province Affected by Rains

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel evaluated the recovery of the central province of Villa Clara, affected by heavy rains left by the subtropical storm Alberto last May. During his first visit to that territory after his election as head of State three months ago, Diaz-Canel noted the repairing actions carried out on the road from Manicaragua to Topes de Collantes, and talked to the workers who work in the rehabilitation.

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Jamaica’s Prime Minister Receives President Diaz-Canel

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Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness today received Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in the context of the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of Heads of State of the Community of Caribbean (CARICOM).

Holness and Diaz-Canel held the meeting at the Convention Center, hours after the arrival of the Cuban President to this city, especially invited to the conclave by the Jamaican governor, CARICOM’s President pro-tempore.

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Cuban President Congratulates Venezuela for Independence Day

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The Venezuelan press highlighted today the message sent by the Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to the Venezuelan Government and people regarding the 207 years of the Declaration of Independence of the South American country. The President of Cuba ratified the commitment to strengthen the brotherhood and cooperation between both nations; that is why, the sovereignty of the two countries must be defended in front of international pretensions, according to Venezuelan News Agency.

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Caricom, a testament to friendship and respect among peoples

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The Caribbean Community (Caricom) is a grouping of 20 countries: 15 member states and five associate members, representing a region that is home to approximately 16 million citizens. It was created July 4, 1973, with the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, which transformed the Caribbean Free Trade Association to create a Common Market.

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Centenary of the birth of Mandela and graduation of South African students celebrated in Cuba

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With the screening of a documentary that traces the shared history of South Africa and Cuba, featuring footage of meetings between Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro, a political-cultural act began this Wednesday afternoon, to mark the centenary of the birth of the renowned leader of the struggle against apartheid.

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A day for the homeland

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers began a government visit to the province of Granma, yesterday June 27. During his stop at La Demajagua National Park, where Cuba’s independence struggle was launched, he observed a moment of silence, and speaking with staff emphasized the importance of caring for the historic site.