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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.

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Cuban deputies reaffirm solidarity and support for Venezuela

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On the third day of meetings by the National Assembly of People’s Power work commissions, deputies reaffirmed their support and solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution, and the Venezuelan people and government, led by Nicolás Maduro as the country faces increasing aggression by radical right wing sectors from in and outside the nation.

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Permanent work commissions continue debates

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parlamentoOn the second day of discussions among parliamentary work commissions – in the lead up to the Ninth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP) – Cuban deputies addressed a wide range of issues linked to food production, the national economy, the education system, and social and health problems.

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Deputies reject Trump’s Cuba policy

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The Cuban Parliament’s International Relations Commission issued a statement this July 11, as deputies meet to discuss the nation’s development in the lead up to the Ninth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP)

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Date set for new U.S. regulations on Cuba to be published

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The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury will publish new regulations regarding Cuba on September 15, reported the U.S.-Cuba Economic and Trade Council, July 10.

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Iran caught in the crosshairs of Trump’s policy

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On July 14, 2015, the news emerged from Vienna that following 18 months of negotiations, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States, heading the so-called G5+1 group (the U.S., Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany), had reached a historic agreement which would limit Iran’s nuclear program, while Washington and European countries pledged to lift sanctions imposed on the country.

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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.