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Intl Day of Sign Languages


Sign language is part of everyday life in the world. The date is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other users of sign language. According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are currently 72 million deaf people on the planet.

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Racism in Cuban music?

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The history of music in Cuba has been profoundly marked by mestizaje since the nationality’s very conception, in close communion with the war against Spanish colonialism. The birth of nationalist, pro-independence sentiment was anti-colonialist, and anti-racist by implication and in principle. Is it possible to label as racist a Revolution that had as its political foundation the abolition of slavery?

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz honored for contributions to urban, suburban, and family agriculture


Prime Minister Manuel Marrero noted that the country’s Urban, Suburban, and Family Agriculture program has become a popular movement, ready to do much more to increase municipal food supplies and develop local self-sufficiency. m A plaque recognizing Army General Raul Castro Ruz for his contributions to the Urban, Suburban and Family Farming Program, since its creation, was accepted by Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, during a national meeting here of participants in the movement, to assess progress being made.

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Cuba recognized as regional leader in response to natural disasters

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Cuba has demonstrated its effectiveness in responding to contingencies of a natural origin, serving as a reference for the entire Caribbean region, stated Consuelo Vidal, United Nations System resident coordinator, upon opening the Simex 2019 Regional Earthquake Response Simulation Exercise.

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Cuban President congratulates best athletes of the year

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The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday attended the awards ceremony honoring the country’s best athletes of 2018.

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Scientific work by Cuban healthcare sector recognized

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Outstanding individuals and institutions in the field of medical sciences were recognized during the 42nd edition of the Annual Health Prize awarded by the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) in honor of contributions made to scientific knowledge, the training of human resources, and illness prevention and treatment.

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Those who make Cuban music honored

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A group of respected Cuban musicians were awarded the National Culture Distinction last night, May 17, in a ceremony at Havana’s José Martí Memorial, attended by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Political Bureau member and first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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The pride of having served Cuba


At the Havana cinema located on the corner of 23rd and 12th streets, almost half a block from where Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro proclaimed the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution on April 16, 1961, the 56th anniversary of this historic date was celebrated.

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WHO praises Cuban medical collaboration in Bolivia

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The World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Bo­­livia, Fernando Leanes, noted that the Cuban people should feel proud of the humanitarian work undertaken by their doctors in the Andean nation. Speaking to Prensa Latina during the country’s International Health Fair, this year dedicated to Fidel Castro, Leanes praised Cuba’s contribution to the well-being of other nations.

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Cuba and Costa Rica strengthen ties of friendship

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I hope that this visit will be the starting point to re-launch ties between Cuba and Costa Rica, stated Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, President of this Central American nation on Monday, December 14, during his speech at the Cuban Academy of History.
Rivera was presented with the Corresponding Foreign Academic degree by the institution, awarded to scholars who despite being neither a Cuban national or resident, have made important contributions to the island’s history.