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A philosophy of “surviving, growing and persevering”

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Speaking to Granma International, Mauro Hueb, director of operations for the Odebrecht Organization in Cuba, explained that whenever the conglomerate arrives to a country for the first time, its mission is to fit into the constructive agenda of this nation, to become a local business and remain there long-term.

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A country full of books

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Cuba is set to become a huge literary hub once again. There are just a few days to go before the inauguration of Havana’s annual International Book Fair (FILH) – which begins on Thursday, February 11, and runs through February 21– one of the most popular events on the island.

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Fidel elected as delegate to Seventh Party Congress

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The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, was elected as a delegate to the Communist Party of Cuba Seventh Congress from this heroic city, as part of the process underway prior to the important gathering scheduled to take place in Havana, this coming April.

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Raúl back in Cuba

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On arrival at the José Martí International Airport, the Army General was received by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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Cuba develops biopharmaceuticals to treat cancer

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Cuba currently has a total of 28 drugs registered, or in various stages of investigation, for the treatment of cancer, which include therapeutic vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, interferons and peptides, developed in different scientific institutions linked to the country’s biotechnology sector.

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A celebration of literature

Casa de las Américas premio

The 57th edition of the Casa de las Américas Prize, which since its very beginnings has been a celebration of literature, on January 28, revealed the winners chosen from the authors of more than 400 works submitted to the competition this year.

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Another busy day for Raúl in Paris

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On his second day in France, Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz completed a full work agenda, meeting with important government authorities, as well as the director general of the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO).

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“Our countries are united by historic and cultural links and deep ties of friendship”

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Statement to the press by Army General Raúl Castro, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, on the occasion of his state visit to the French Republic, February 1, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution.

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Cuba & France begin new chapter

Raul y Hollande conversarciones Paris

Precisely at five o’clock yesterday afternoon, February 1, Cuban President Raúl Castro arrived at Élysée Palace, the French presidency, to hold official talks with his counterpart François Hollande. A battery of journalists followed him along the red carpet to the palace entry, where Hollande again embraced him and extended his hand, nine months after their meeting in Havana.

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Two decades dedicated to the memory of Cuba’s national hero

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The José Martí Memorial in Havana has not only just celebrated the 163rd anniversary of the birth of Cuba’s national hero, but it is also celebrating its first 20 years of existence, with a range of activities and events planned throughout 2016.