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Russia’s Premier Medvedev meets Cuban President


Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has met on Wednesday with Cuban President Raul Castro, who kicked off on Tuesday a working visit to Russia. The Cuban head of state arrived in the Russian capital, Moscow, after touring long-time friends China and Vietnam.

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Raul Castro to Begin Russia’s Work Visit

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Cuban President Raul Castro will carry out a working visit to Russia as of tomorrow, after a tour that took him to China and Vietnam, official sources reported. According to the note, the statesman will be accompanied by Minister Council Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Raul Castro will meet with that country’s President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev, and pay tribute to the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Ilich Lenin, Cuban media reported.

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Vietnamese Media Highlight Visit of Raul Castro


Hanoi, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) The media of Vietnam highlighted the visit here of Cuban President, Raul Castro, and his dialogue with the highest national authorities, as a high point in the continuing development of the historical relations and cooperation between the two countries. Newspapers, websites, radio and television still distribute on Monday pictures from the official reception at the Presidential Palace, with an honor guard composed of the three armed forces branches for this country.

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President Raul Castro Meets Chinese counterpart


Beijing 5 jul (Prensa Latina) Cuba and China noted the excellent state of their relations, discussed extensively by Presidents Raul Castro and Hu Jintao during official talks at the Great Palace of the People, in Beijing. Both heads of state held a private meeting before those talks, also preceded by the official welcoming ceremony to the Cuban leader and his delegation, composed by the Vice President of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez.

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Belarus´ Lukashenko to hold talks with Cuban President Raul Castro

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Havana, June 25, (RHC), — The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is set to hold official talks on Monday in Havana with his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro Ruz. Also on Monday, the Belarusian head of state will pay tribute to Cuba´s National Hero Jose Marti at the martyr´s monument in Havana’s iconic Revolution Square.

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Cuban President Warns of Consequences of Climate Change

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Rio de Janeiro, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Raul Castro, denounced today here that the global temperature rise will compromise first, integrity and physical existence of many countries and island nations, and will produce serious consequences to the Third World.

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Cubans Stage a Colorful Parade with Socialist Flavor

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Havana, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of thousands of workers, employees and students marched on Tuesday in Havana bearing the colors of the Cuban flag to commemorate International Workers” Day with socialism as a course.A huge piece of fabric with the phrase “Preserve and improve socialism” led the popular march at the Jose Marti Revolution Square.

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Mexican President for Stronger Relations with Cuba

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Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Felipe Calderon expressed here on Wednesday his government’s interest in bringing relations with Cuba to the highest level at the start of his two-day visit to Cuba.”We want to broaden trade and investment between Cuba and Mexico,” Calderon told journalists upon arriving at the Jose Marti international airport, where he was welcomed by Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra.

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Raul Castro Welcomed Hugo Chavez to Cuba on Saturday

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Havana, April 1 (RHC)—Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed Venezuelan head of state Hugo Chavez at Havana´s Jose Marti International Airport Saturday Night. Chavez returned to Havana to continue with his radiotherapy treatment. Upon his arrival at the airport, Hugo Chavez held a brief dialog with Raul Castro. Chavez is being accompanied by foreign minister Nicolas Maduro.

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Raul Castro Highlights Atmosphere of Mutual Understanding with Pope


Havana, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro, said at the farewell ceremony of Pope Benedict XVI that his visit to the island took place in an atmosphere of mutual understanding.In his speech at Jose Marti International Airport, the head of State stressed the existence of “many deep coincidences, but, of course, we do not think the same about all matters.”