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Cuba arrived 20 years ago to support Guatemala

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“IN every Cuban health collaborator is the honor of a people who bravely resisted a genocidal blockade by the United States. In all Cubans, present are the words of Martí and the thinking of Fidel who taught us: All the world’s glory fits inside a kernel of corn. Our glory today is to serve the people of Guatemala and we will be there until the end.”

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The feats of a Titan

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Antonio Maceo Grajales (1845-1896), renowned leader and Major General of the Liberation Army, was a staunch fighter for Cuba’s independence and is widely considered to be a master military strategist. He is believed to have been involved in over 800 battles, the majority during the independence struggles of 1868, and was wounded 26 times.

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Raúl: Unity is our principal weapon

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The Communist Party of Cuba’s first secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, addressed members of the Central Committee Secretariat; first secretaries of municipal and provincial committees; other auxiliary functionaries; and representatives of mass organizations and the Young Communists League, at the conclusion of a three-day meeting held at the Party’s Ñico López cadre school, in Havana.

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The blockade, congenital deafness and the language of the peoples

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If there is still someone who believes that the economic, commercial, financial blockade of Cuba is an exaggeration on the part of authorities here, they can refer to the latest episode in the implementation of this hostile policy described as genocidal. Gustavo Véliz, Cuba’s ambassador in Antigua and Barbuda, received notification from FedEx, a multinational courier delivery services company based in the United States.

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The OAS Martí foresaw

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In late 1889, the government of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison organized the First Pan American Conference, which would mark the launch of U.S. “Pan-Americanism,” from then on expressed as the country’s economic and political domination of the Americas under the pretext of “continental unity.” It was a revival of the Monroe Doctrine of December 2, 1823 just as U.S. capitalism was driving forward imperialist expansion.

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Havana International Guitar Festival and Contest

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Jesús Ortega, president of the 15th Havana International Guitar Festival and Contest, noted, “Any event that brings together global figures such as Gismonti, Pepe Romero and Eliot Fisk, is of enormous importance, because they are role models, not by copying them, but for their world class performance, even of the simplest things.”

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Cruise ship tourism on the rise

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Cruise ship tourism is on the rise in Cuba. Last year the port of Havana received some 328,000 passengers, with 500,000 expected this 2018. Such figures reaffirm travelers’ confidence in Cuba as a safe and attractive tourist destination which – as of May 18, and despite the impact of Hurricane Irma, the tightening of the economic blockade imposed by the United States

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Beyond the restitution of Lula’s rights as a former President

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The Regional Federal Court of the 3rd Region (TRF3) ruled on May 29 that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s rights as a former President were to be restituted, overturning a May 17 decision to revoke them. The most recent ruling was made by Judge André Nabarrete Neto, who indicated in his statement that former Brazilian heads of state are awarded “rights and prerogatives (not benefits) in consonance with the assumption of the Republic’s highest office, and have no legal limitations.”

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Commission developing draft proposal of a new Cuban Constitution continues work

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Led by its president, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee, and with the participation of President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Second Party Secretary José Ramón Machado Ventura, the commission created to develop the first draft of a new Constitution met in several busy sessions over the past week

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Cuba launches medical collaboration with Kenya

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Some 101 Cuban doctors arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on the morning of June 8, to begin offering medical services in the country. The historic initiative comes after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, made an official visit to the island in March, 2018. The “army of white coats” features doctors specializing in various fields who will be supporting the work of Kenya’s healthcare institutions throughout the country.