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Raúl receives Panamanian President

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During the friendly meeting, the two Presidents discussed prospects for expanding ties between the two countries, in particular in cooperative efforts and trade. They additionally addressed issues of international interest, among them the integration process underway in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Cuba-U.S. Bilateral Commission holds first meeting

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On the morning of Friday September 11, the Cuban and U.S. delegations initiated the first Bilateral Commission meeting, with the aim of establishing an agenda of topics to be addressed following the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States. The Cuban delegation was led by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, the Foreign Ministry’s director general for the United States, while the U.S. State Department’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for South America and Cuba, Edward Alex Lee, presided the U.S. delegation.

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Deserters Cuban doctors in Colombia: disposable puppets against Cuba – US dialogue and… against Venezuela

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The Cuban-American extreme right-wing is still looking for arguments to attack the restoration of relations between Cuba and US. And by the way, to damage the image of the Government of Venezuela. One of the most recent episodes: the case of a group of Cuban doctors who, having abandoned their mission in Venezuela and sought asylum in the US Embassy in Colombia, had taken months without any response from the US authorities.

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Habanarte Festival begins today

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Over 10 days, a varied cultural program, under the title of Habanarte, will offer “all the arts at once,” the maxim which has defined the festival since its first edition in 2014. With a show led by Isaac Delgado, also featuring Adalberto Álvarez y su son and Venezuelan salsa band La Dimen sión Latina in the National Theatre’s Avellaneda Hall, the event will begin today at 8:30pm and continue though Sunday, September 31.

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President of Guatemala resigns over corruption scandal

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Guatemala awakes today without a president after Otto Pérez Molina resigned on September 2, following an arrest warrant issued by the Public Ministry over his involvement in customs fraud ring, La Línea, reported TeleSUR’s correspondent in the country, Mario Rosales, on his twitter account. Likewise, official presidential spokesman, Jorge Ortega, told news agency EFE that Pérez Molina signed the letter of resignation at 7:00pm local time on Wednesday, September 2. (01:00 GMT Thursday, September 3).

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Díaz-Canel reaffirms excellent relations with China

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First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel reaffirmed Cuba’s excellent relations with China here, yesterday September 2. Díaz-Canel is leading the Cuban delegation to festivities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Chinese people’s victory over fascism in WWII. After visiting a museum devoted to the Chinese people’s resistance struggle against the Japanese Empire, Díaz-Canel was received by Vice President Li Yuanchao.

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Raúl’s message to Alicia Alonso

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You have produced a beautiful tribute to Vilma and the Federation of Cuban Women, to which she dedicated the greatest part of her life’s work.I was impressed by the television images of this eloquent performance, and the statements to the press made by several of its creators and technicians. The way in which such young artists, including some who are still children, captured and conveyed Vilma’s personality was truly moving.

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Díaz-Canel meets with Russian authorities

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Cuban First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez arrived in Moscow yesterday en route to Beijing, and was received by Valentina Matvienko, President of the Russian Federation Council; Dimitri Rogozin, government vice president and co-president of the Russia-Cuba Intergovernmental Commission; as well as Ivan Mielnikov, first vice president of the Duma.

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Cuba to participate in 4th World Conference of Parliamentary Presidents

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The central issue to be addressed at the event will be new objectives for sustainable development, with parliamentary leaders focused on the definition and implementation of specific goals. The Cuban delegation will be led by Ana María Mary Machado, vice president of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP), and includes four other deputies.

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World and Pan American Health Organizations congratulate Cuba

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During the 14th International Dengue Course, which concluded on Friday at the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK) in Havana and saw the participation of professionals from 35 countries, the expert told AIN that the Cuban institution is one of the great bastions in which the PAHO / WHO find support to control the disease in the Americas.