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Party leadership body meets

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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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Raúl receives senior official from the Communist Party of Vietnam

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On the afternoon of November 6, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, received compañero Vo Van Thoung, a member of the Political Bureau and Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Secretariat and president of its Propaganda and Education Committee, on an official visit to the island.

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Raúl congratulates Military Counterintelligence combatants

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, congratulated members of the Military Counterintelligence (CIM) during an act that took place in Havana to mark the 55th anniversary of this department of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR).

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Raúl presides interment ceremony of the remains of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and Mariana Grajales

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The political act and military interment ceremony of the remains of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and Mariana Grajales began this Tuesday, October 10, in the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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The people of Villa Clara pay tribute to Che

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The Cuban people once again expressed their love for Ernesto Che Guevara on October 8, when over 60,000 people gathered in the square bearing his name to honor the Heroic Guerilla and his comrades in arms, on the 50th anniversary of his death.

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Raúl presides tribute to Che and his compañeros in Villa Clara

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With the presence of Amy General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, the main act commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of Che and his compañeros began at the mausoleum erected in his honor in Santa Clara.

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Raúl receives ECLAC Executive Secretary

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On the afternoon of October 4, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), making a visit to the country.

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Raúl receives Nicolás Maduro

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At around midnight on September 21, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.

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Fidel: An example of revolutionary conviction and permanent faith in victory

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Raúl Castro’s words, as early as 1959, summed up the significance of Fidel’s example and his lasting presence among the Cuban people

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Raúl sends letter of support to President Nicolás Maduro Moros

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With immense revolutionary jubilation I learned of the results of the elections and the installation of the National Constituent Assembly. Undoubtedly, this process represents a valuable lesson, which makes Venezuela a symbol for our continent, as Fidel affirmed with great clarity. The demonstration of popular support has been clear and resounding, faithful to the legacy of The Liberator Simón Bolívar and President Hugo Chávez Frías.