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Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba about the Agreement between the Colombian government and ELN


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes the agreement reached today between the government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN), as a result of which the process of exploratory talks between the two parties has successfully concluded, in which Cuba participated as an Accompanying Country.

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University of Havana to host Havmun 2016

Universidad alma mater

March 29, through April 1, Havmun 2016 is taking at the University of Havana (UH). Sponsored by the United Nations organization in Cuba, the Federation of University Students and the Foreign Ministry, the conference is focused on discussing and proposing solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

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Stravinsky in Havana’s Auditorium


RECENTLY the 70th anniversary of the first visit to Havana by Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (1882 –1971) was celebrated, one of the most important and transcendental musicians of the 20th century. On April 6, the 45th anniversary of his death will be commemorated in New York.

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End to the blockade demanded in Washington


The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity is returning to Washington next month to increase pressure on President Barack Obama to do more to reduce the impact of the failed 55-year-old blockade against Cuba, and to encourage Congress to pass legislation to eliminate it entirely.

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Brother Obama

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The Spanish kings brought us the conquistadors and landowners; their imprints remained in the circular mounds of earth assigned to the gold prospectors in the river sand, an abusive and shameful form of exploitation whose vestiges can be seen from the air at many sites in the country.

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Party Congress less than a month away


Less than a month remains before the 7th Party Congress, which will begin next April 16, when the 55th anniversary will be celebrated of the proclamation of the socialist character of the Revolution, and exactly five years since the opening of the 6th Congress.

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Stones in Cuba

Rolling Stone actuando

Hundreds of thousands of fans gathered in Havana yesterday, March 25, for a spectacular concert by the Rolling Stones, who left no doubt about their amazing vitality, performing for more than two hours.

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Light industry conference in Cuba attracts international experts

Industria ligera Cuba

Business leaders from Latin America, Europe and Asia are planning to attend Cuba’s 2nd Congress of Fashion, Furniture & Interior Design , Fimae 2016, scheduled to take place this coming June.

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Half a million infants to receive polio vaccine in upcoming campaign

vacuna antipòlio niños

Since February 26, 1962, to date, 85 million doses of polio vaccine have been administered in Cuba, making the country the first in Latin America to eradicate this devastating childhood disease

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Sixth imported case of Zika virus confirmed

China ZIKA

The sixth imported case of Zika virus has been detected, in a 32 year old, Cuban collaborator, General Family Medicine Specialist and resident of Artemisa city in the province of the same name, on her return to the island from Venezuela (Lara state), March 15.