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European brigade members express support for the Cuban Revolution

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bloqueoThe 47th European José Martí voluntary work and Cuba solidarity brigade, composed of over 75 individuals from some 10 countries, is brining a message of support for the Cuban Revolution, as participants learn and become more familiar with the island’s people, during their stay in the country.

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The responsibility of control and participation in representing the people

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During each session of the National Assembly of People’s Power, deputies debate the realities of the country, the most pressing problems, strategic or urgent measures, and immediate or long-term solutions. In their role as elected representatives of the people, deputies also talk about audits, control, and participation.

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Raúl receives President of the Gabonese Republic

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic, on July 7, during an official visit to the island.

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Is it possible to meld the best of capitalism and socialism?

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By José Raúl Concepción WHEN the world had two political poles, a statement that sounded obvious was sometimes made: “Let’s unite the best of capitalism and socialism in a single system.” If both have their defects and virtues, why not just discard what doesn’t work? The idea is attractive, it would be an idyllic society.

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Cuban deputies to debate almost 80 issues in parliamentary session

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Cuban deputies will gather to debate a total of 79 issues relating to the country’s socio-economic situation, prior to the Ninth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, to begin July 14.

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Development of agriculture noted

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Efforts to develop agriculture, and not lower expectations despite difficulties associated with the severe drought faced in the province for several years now, were noted yesterday, July 9, by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second Party secretary and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, during a tour of agricultural sites here.

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THE ALBA-TCP expresses its solidarity anda support to the Cuban Goverment and people

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The member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) strongly oppose the policy deviation towards Cuba announced by the Government of the United States of America on Friday, June 16, 2017 against the people and Government of Cuba.

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A Fifth Column on Fifth Avenue

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This year, the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York will be held without the participation of its traditional commercial sponsors. Some of our top Puerto Rican journalists reported that an amplified campaign from conservative sectors and statehood proponents was the key factor responsible for getting several of the sponsors to withdraw from the June 11 event.

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Díaz-Canel reaffirms Cuba’s friendship with Bolivia

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The First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers reiterated, yesterday May 25, the country’s willingness to continue collaborating with Bolivia in various efforts fundamental to the process of change underway in this sister country.

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Cuba sees 410,000 blood donations so far this year

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Cuba will hold a range of activities June 6-14 in tribute to all those people across the country who have volunteered to donate blood to help save lives. So far this year, the island has received 410,000 donations. Organized by the Public Health system and the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), the