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President of Peru to visit Cuba

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The Honorable Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru, will arrive in Havana today, February 18, on an official visit to the country.

During his stay, the distinguished guest will hold official talks with President Raúl Castro Ruz, in addition to a variety of other activities.

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Raúl receives Vice President of Uruguay

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The meeting took place within a friendly atmosphere, where the two leaders noted the positive development of bilateral relations and their willingness to strengthen them. They also discussed topics on the international agenda. Participating on the Cuban side was Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, Minister of Foreign Relations.

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Cuban Foreign Minister receives U.S. Secretary of Transportation

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On the afternoon of February 16, Cuban Minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, received U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, at the ministry headquarters, who was visiting Cuba to participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of regular direct flights between Cuba and the U.S.

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The second Cuban Trade Minister to visit Washington in four decades

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In early October 1977, some 70 U.S. businesspeople gathered in Washington to demand the lifting of the blockade against Cuba. The meeting had an unusual guest, the then Minister of Foreign Trade of the island, Marcelo Fernández Font. Theatmosphere was favorable. A thawin relations betweenthe James Carter administration and Havana had begun, and that same yearinterest officeswere openedin both capitals.Travelto Cubaby U.S. citizenswas fully authorized, although this onlylasted a shortperiod.

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To struggle for peace is the most sacred duty of all human beings

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Sadly, almost all religions have been obliged to decry the destructive reality of war and its terrible consequences. They have been obliged to devote their greatest energies to this task. The singular importance of the meeting between Pope Francis and His Holiness Kirill in Havana is that it raised the hopes of the world’s peoples.

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Fidel elected as delegate to Seventh Party Congress

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The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, was elected as a delegate to the Communist Party of Cuba Seventh Congress from this heroic city, as part of the process underway prior to the important gathering scheduled to take place in Havana, this coming April.

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Raúl back in Cuba

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On arrival at the José Martí International Airport, the Army General was received by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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Another busy day for Raúl in Paris

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On his second day in France, Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz completed a full work agenda, meeting with important government authorities, as well as the director general of the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO).

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“Our countries are united by historic and cultural links and deep ties of friendship”

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Statement to the press by Army General Raúl Castro, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, on the occasion of his state visit to the French Republic, February 1, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution.

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Cuba & France begin new chapter

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Precisely at five o’clock yesterday afternoon, February 1, Cuban President Raúl Castro arrived at Élysée Palace, the French presidency, to hold official talks with his counterpart François Hollande. A battery of journalists followed him along the red carpet to the palace entry, where Hollande again embraced him and extended his hand, nine months after their meeting in Havana.