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Vice presidents of municipal state administration bodies to be assigned

Plaza Rev

With the aim of strengthening administrative management in every territory, as well as supporting the work of local People’s Power assemblies and their permanent commissions, from February 24-25 vice presidents of municipal state administration bodies will be assigned.

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Lisandra Ordaz: I’ve still got many dreams to fulfill

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Even if she decided never to play chess again, Lisandra Ordaz has already made history. During the Don Modesto Castellón tournament at the end of 2017, she became the first Cuban woman to break the 2,400 Elo rating barrier, winning the title of International Master.

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A celebration of the best tobacco in the world


Over the years the Habano Festival has maintained its celebratory spirit, honoring the best tobacco in the world; and has not only become the leading event showcasing high quality Cuban cigars but is also recognized as the ideal place for habano lovers from around the world to come together.

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Raúl receives U.S. Congressional delegation

Raul miembros congreso usa

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon received a delegation from the United States Congress, led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont). The group also included two other Democratic Senators, Ron Wyden from Oregon and Gary Peters from Michigan, and House Representatives James McGovern (D-Massachusetts) and Susan Davis (D-California).

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Santiago de Cuba continues to reduce its infant mortality rate

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Dr. Yofaidy Pérez Medina, a specialist in Pediatrics and head of the Maternal and Child Program of the provincial health directorate of Santiago de Cuba, clearly lists some of the ways in which this territory has consolidated care for its smallest: “Strengthening work in the community and with families, from primary health care onwards, so that they recognize the warning signs on which they should immediately see a doctor.

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How do elections work in Cuba?

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THE Cuban election system is different from all others that exist around the world, and is young institutionally. Established in the 1976 Constitution, which took effect on February 24 that year, the People’s Power structure has been in place for more than 40 years.

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Raúl continues tour of nation’s military industry

Raul recorrido

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz visited three military industry facilities in Havana, as part of a tour that has included others in the provinces of Camagüey, Santiago de Cuba, and Mayabeque. The visits began with a stop at the Granma facility in the capital, where maritime equipment is fabricated, repaired, updated, and sold, along with the production of items destined for the national market including stoves, metal doors, and marble floor tiles.

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Composer of Cuba’s national anthem honored

Monumento Perucho Figueredo

This eastern city’s residents and invited guests gathered yesterday, February 18, to honor the patriot Pedro Figueredo, composer of the music and lyrics of Cuba’s national anthem, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth. Alongside the bust of Figueredo, at the foot of the statue of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes in the

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President Maduro sends a message of unity and peace to Venezuelans

Maduro Cilia

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro posted a video through his Twitter account in which he sent a message of peace and called for unity, alongside several of his ministers.

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Raúl receives Namibian Prime Minister

Raul Namibia

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday February 15, received her Excellency Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia, who is making an official visit to our country.