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Cuban President leads analysis of the country’s employment and investment programs Díaz-Canel describes the two areas as critical to the nation’s development

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As part of his regular review of some 20 high-impact programs, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez led an analysis of the employment situation in the country and the status of several investment projects underway in different provinces.

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General strike against failed policy paralyzes Argentina

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The general strike against the Macri government’s deal with the International Monetary Fund, structural adjustment, austerity, redundancies, growing poverty and inflation, attempted labor reform, and to demand the reopening of salary negotiations, called by the General Confederation of Labor (CGT), with the support of all trade unions, paralyzed Argentina this Monday, June 25.

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Provincial Party Committees in Holguín and Havana elect new leaders

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On the request of the Party Political Bureau, the Provincial Party Committee in Holguín, meeting in a plenary session, agreed to free Luis Antonio Torres Iríbar as its first secretary, and in his place elected Ernesto Santiesteban Velázquez, who has served as a professional member of the Provincial Executive Bureau for the past seven years.

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Family medicine in Cuba, an achievement of the Revolution

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Cuba’s goal to provide medical care to its entire population was the premise that sustained the basic health program established at the community level during the early years of the Revolution. As a result of the continued commitment to this policy, in 2017, a total of 83,534,085 consultations were offered in the 10,851 family doctor’s offices throughout the country.

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Nobody like the workers to drive the country forward

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The Cuban Workers’ Federation (CTC) provincial conferences will begin in July, starting with the provinces of Matanzas and Cienfuegos, and will extend through October, announced Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, member of the Party Central Committee Political Bureau and CTC secretary general.

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Díaz-Canel leads Havana support group

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The President of Cuban’s Councils of State and Ministers participated in a meeting of the national leadership group established to support the capital, emphasizing that the population must feel the impact of efforts and participate in the resolution of problems.

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A patriotic, renovated El Cobre greets Díaz-Canel

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Residents enthusiastically welcomed the President yesterday, during his visit to the internationally known community of El Cobre, with more than 18,400 inhabitants, 22 kilometers from the provincial capital. Díaz-Canel’s first stop – accompanied by members of the Central Committee Lázaro Expósito Canto and Beatriz ­Johnson Urrutia, Party first secretary in the province and president of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power, respectively

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Council of Ministers analyzes national economic performance

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Cuba’s Council of Ministers, meeting at the beginning of last week in the Palace of the Revolution, and headed by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, analyzed national economic performance in the first half of the year; the 2017 State Budget settlement and the control measures applied in its implementation; as well as exports, external loans for investments and foreign investment.

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A visit to the birthplace of the Revolution

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Located in the Chicharrones People’s Council in this provincial capital, is the Armando García Aspuru Middle School, the first site visited by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, on his June 20 tour here.

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Excellent relations between Cuba and Russia confirmed

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Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, National Assembly member, a Council of State vice president, and minister of Economy and Planning, received on June 13 Russian Senator Sergei V. Kalashnikov, Coordinator of the Parliamentary Friendship with Cuba Group in his country and first vice president of the Russian Federation Council’s Economic Policy Committee.