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Nicaraguan Parliament reaffirms solidarity with Cuba

Nicaragua

On March 1, the Nicaragua-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group reaffirmed its unwavering solidarity with the island, and willingness to continue strengthening bilateral ties, reported Prensa Latina.

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U.S. blockade of Cuba violates international law

bloqueo a Cuba

The U.S. blockade of Cuba was denounced as a violation of international law and the principal obstacle to the island’s development, according to participants in a colloquium on current affairs in Cuba, held in the French capital.

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A shot on goal at La Polar

Goal

It’s difficult to follow him as he briskly walks around what will be Cuba’s first artificial-turf soccer pitch, currently being built in Havana’s La Polar sports complex. Caraballo, director of the center, keeps a keen eye on both the construction brigades and workers from a non-agricultural cooperative, working alongside Spanish specialists, to build the new facility.

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New brain mapping project

Neurociencia

It was agreed that Cuba, China, and Canada will work together on a new joint brain mapping project, after a recent meeting on the subject held at Cuba’s Neurosciences Center (Cneuro). According to Pedro Valdés Sosa PhD, coordinator of the Cuban Brain Mapping Project, launched over 10 years ago, the three countries have agreed to promote research on early detection and management of pathological aging in the brain; and set up an academic exchange program toward this end.

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Fidel inspired me to overcome adversity

Fidel Juan Commingues

Until recently, Juan Comingues was unknown to Cubans. He has been gaining notoriety on the island since November 27, 2016, after dedicating a goal to Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro, raising his official jersey to reveal a vest with the message “¡Hasta la Victoria Siempre Fidel!” written on it.

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Presidential elections coming soon

Francia elecciones

Amid scandals and the emergence of unexpected candidates, France is going to the polls this coming April, to choose the next President and decide the country’s future.

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Cuba producing modern electric motorcycles

Motos

The first 100, 60 volt LT 1060 electric motorcycles with a 1,000 Watt three phase motor and produced by the city’s Ángel Villarreal Bravo Industrial Enterprise, recently went on sale.

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Fidel, Political Power and the New Culture of Communication

Arnold August-Panel 2

English version of the Spanish-language presentation given as part of the panel titled “Fidel, Builder of the New Society” at the “Fidel, Politics, and Culture Symposium” held February 10–11, 2017 during the Havana International Book Fair.

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Polio vaccination: Well-being guaranteed by the Revolution

Polio

To assure the tranquility of Cuban families, currently underway this month is the 56th national polio vaccination campaign, providing rapid and efficient protection against the disease, to all children across the country.

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Cuban resistance to external provocation highlighted

Alamgro OEA

The Cuban government’s response to OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro Lemes’ intention to travel to Havana, in order to receive a “prize” invented by an illegal grouplet, was met with various reactions from around the world.