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Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno inaugurates 7th Caribbean Summit

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Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno, this morning June 2, inaugurated the 7th ACS/AEC Summit, noting that today participants will focus on two central documents: the Declaration of Havana and the 2016-2018 Action Plan.

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Governor of Missouri: Cuba represents great business opportunities

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Speaking in Havana, May 31, Missouri Governor Je­remiah Nixon highlighted that Cuba represents great business opportunities for the midwestern U.S. state. Nixon – the fifth U.S. governor to visit the island since Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama opened a new chapter bilateral relations on December 17, 2014 – noted that Cubans consume many products produced in the state.

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Raúl receives Belgian Foreign Minister

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday May 30, received the honorable Didier Reynders, Belgian deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign and European Affairs, who is making an official visit to Cuba.

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Díaz-Canel begins official visit to Japan

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The visit follows on the high-level political dialogue between the two countries and will address opportunities for strengthening bilateral economic and trade relations. The scheduled agenda includes meetings with senior government officials of Japan and its business sector.

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Message on world tobacco day : 31 may 2016

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Cigarettes and other tobacco products kill almost 6 million people every year. Sustainable Development Goal 3 aims to “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”. As part of that approach, governments have committed to strengthen the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in all countries to reduce the proportion of people who use tobacco.

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Cuban medical cooperation makes positive contribution in the Caribbean

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During this week’s meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Havana, mention will surely be made of the wellbeing and hope which Cuban medical cooperation has brought to peoples of the region.

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New group of Cuban doctors in South Africa

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A new group of 22 Cuban doctors arrived May 29 in South Africa to continue the fulfillment of a cooperation agreement signed by Fidel Castro and Nelson Mandela exactly 20 years ago.

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Cuba Supports Latin American Vision of Development Goals


Cuba has called for Latin American and Caribbean vision in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The statement was made by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), Rodrigo Malmierca, who heads the Cuban delegation to the 36th session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which concluded Friday.

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The twisted truth of the right wing


“And your lie, even if it is repeated a thousand times, will never be true,“ reads the second sentence of a message sent last week by Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

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A scientific facility committed to life


The Molecular Immunology Center (CIM) is part of a Cuban plan to develop treatments for cancer and other autoimmune diseases using biotechnological methods, creating important medicines benefiting the population’s health, and contributing to the growth of exports.