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Thanks to the Revolution new facilities open in the Isle of Youth

Isla de la Juventud desarrollo

This island is known among the archipelago’s many as the site of the infamous Presidio prison, but it is much more. It has always been more, but the Revolution made it visible. This potential is evident today in various projects currently underway, as Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez noted during a visit here, which included a stop at the children’s theater La Toronjita Dorada, where he emphasized the quality of restoration work done and the young actors’ enthusiasm.

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Cuba highlights international support for an end to the blockade

cuba bloqueo

The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez, assured that the island has the support of the international community in its just demand that the U.S. blockade be lifted, and thanked all those countries who have expressed their condemnation of the policy.

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We are here, and will remain, free, sovereign and independent

Raul Castro A Nacional

Speech presented by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, during the closure of the National Assembly of People’s Power 8th Legislature’s 10th Period of Ordinary Sessions, in Havana’s International Conference Center, December 21, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolution

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Party leadership body meets

Pleno Comité Central

With its first secretary Army General Raúl Castro Ruz presiding, yesterday December 20, the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee met. José Ramón Machado Ventura, Central Committee second secretary, reported on work undertaken by the Political Bureau, in particular that related to the fulfillment of agreements made during the 7th Party Congress.

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Cuba willing to continue working to improve relations with U.S.

josefina Vidal

Director General for the United States at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal, offered the closing remarks at the Workshop on Cuba-U.S. Relations of the Center for International Policy Research (CIPI), held at the Higher Institute of International Relations (ISRI), on December 15. Among the characteristic elements of relations over the last year she highlighted:

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Serving together, a call to life

Consejo de Iglesias

Two decades of collaboration based on joint work, commitment to life, and empowerment of persons with disabilities, were celebrated by the Cuban Council of Churches (CIC) and the humanitarian development organization CBM International.

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The UN condemns the critical situation of violence in Honduras

Honduras manifestaciones

A group of UN and Inter-American Court of Human Rights rapporteurs condemned the killing of at least 12 people and the detention of hundreds of citizens who protested against the results of the presidential elections issued by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Honduras last Sunday.

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A close look at the country

Asamblea nacional D canel debates

Updated information on the latest portfolio of foreign investment opportunities was among the items on the agenda for work in commissions today, prior to the 10th period of ordinary sessions of the National Assembly, the last of the 8th legislature.

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Toward a more autonomous and efficient state enterprise sector

Ministerios logos

Autonomy continues to be the key word driving efforts to transform and perfect the state enterprise system, while also taking steps to improve efficiency, by moving away from bureaucratic processes and top-down decision making structures.

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Collective, intelligent thinking to advance development

Asamblea Nacional debates

Cuba’s rich culture returned to the Havana International Conference Center, reflected in the National Assembly of People’s Power, December 19-20. On these two days, the body’s 10 standing committees known as Permanent Commissions met in work sessions to hear reports and debate, prior to the 10th period of ordinary sessions of the Assembly, the last of the 8th legislature.