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All of Cuba with Fidel

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Armando Benito Sáez, a journalist from the weekly newspaper 5 de Septiembre in Cienfuegos and secretary of his local Party branch: “The loss is irreparable for our people. The leader has gone, the father, the brother, the friend of all Cubans, who taught us how to love and defend the homeland, above all else. He was a navigational chart, a compass, captain of our country’s voyage toward Socialism.

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The longest night…

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November 25, 10:29pm, the longest night. It’s a dark time for Cuba and the world. Fidel has died. They tried to kill him over 600 times, without success, because men like Fidel can’t be killed. They die when their time comes, trying to make a quiet exit. There’s silence even amid the deafening noise of the streets.

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The world bids farewell to a giant of world history

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From all corners of the planet, recognition of the life and work of one of the great leaders of the 20th century and thus far into the 21st – the guerilla in the Sierra Maestra and international statesman who changed forever the history of Latin America and the peoples of the world: Fidel Castro.

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Council of State declares period of national mourning

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Following the death of Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declares nine days of national mourning, to be observed from 6am on November 26, through 12pm December 4, 2016.

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Fidel, the Commander in Chief, the leader of the Cuban Revolution, has died in Havana

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Fidel, the Commander in Chief, the leader of the Cuban Revolution, our Fidel, has died in Havana this Friday at 10:29 p.m. Cuba weeps for him, but also thanks to him for having 90 years, because with him the Island and the Revolution became a place on the map of this world. We will miss you, Commander, and we will always love you, as we will defend this Revolution that you raised with the poor of your land.

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A proud nation

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On the last National Defense Day, yesterday November 20, a tactical maneuver was conducted by the Western Army’s Revolutionary War Navy, illustrating the preparedness of leadership and command bodies, and that of troops.

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Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea to arrive in Cuba today

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His Excellency, the honorable Peter Charles Paire O’Neill, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, will arrive in Cuba today, November 21, on an official visit to our country. During his stay, the distinguished guest will hold official talks with Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, and participate in a variety of activities.

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AIDS: Prevention in our hands

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By November 8, 2016, 26,048 people in Cuba had been diagnosed with HIV since the first case of the virus was discovered on the island, only 17% of whom have died. Today there are 21,544 people living with HIV in the country, according to Dr. María Isela Lantero, head of the Ministry of Public Health’s National STI/HIV/AIDS Control and Prevention program, speaking during a press conference concerning World AIDS Day.

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Raúl leads meeting of National Council of Defense Socio-economic Body

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As part of the Bastion 2016 Strategic Exercise, President of the National Defense Council Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, led a meeting of the National Council of Defense’s Socio-economic Body.

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Raúl receives President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon November 16, received Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, who is making an official visit to our country.