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Raúl recives Maria Eugénia Neto

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received Maria Eugénia Neto, widow of the first president of the People’s Republic of Angola, Agostinho Neto, this Thursday, May 25.

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Cuba celebrates its African roots

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Cuba celebrated Africa Day this Thursday, May 25, with an event held in Havana, attended by members of the Party Political Bureau, Salvador Valdés Mesa, a vice president of the Council of State; Esteban Lazo Hernandez, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power; and Bruno Rodríguez

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Díaz-Canel honors Bolivian national heroes

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In honor of Bolivia’s national heroes, the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel, laid a floral wreath at the mausoleum where the remains of former President Andrés de Santa Cruz rest, on May 26.

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Raúl congratulates television and radio workers

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On a day like today, 55 years ago, the Revolutionary government made the decision to create what was at that time the Cuban Institute of Radio Broadcasting, to confront the slander campaign underway to sully the example of sovereignty, justice, and dignity that Cuba represented for the peoples of the world.

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Antillana Steelworks revitalized

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Increasing production is the watchword, at the José Martí Metallurgical Enterprise. Established with U.S. capital in 1957, Antillana de Acero, as the steelworks is still popularly known, first produced reinforcing bars for the companies of Cuban oligarchs.

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Cuba calls for the comprehensive protection of childhood and adolescence

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Our childhood is today more threatened than ever. Its longstanding and known enemies, such as poverty and disease, have been joined by others of a much greater impact. The number of children and adolescent victims of terrorism, the escalation of armed conflicts, and the increase in displaced persons are increasingly alarming.

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SADR President to arrive in Cuba

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The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, His Excellency Brahim Ghali, will arrive this afternoon on an official visit to the island.
During his stay, the distinguished visitor will hold official talks with Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, and carry out a range of other activities.

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Heberprot-P arrives in the EU

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A delegation of Cuban health professionals arrived to Slovakia May 24, where they will offer assistance in the application of Heberprot-P, a unique medication developed by the island’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) to treat diabetic foot ulcers, according to a report published on the Cuban Foreign Ministry website.

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Lenín Moreno inaugurated as new President of Ecuador

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Lenín Moreno was inaugurated today, May 24, as the new President of Ecuador in a ceremony held within the National Assembly, with several Latin American leaders on hand.

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Amid right-wing violence, Caribbean activists call on CARICOM to send fact-finding Mission to Venezuela

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In a press release issued last week, members of the Saint Lucia’s Network in Defence of Humanity, St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Venezuelan-Vincentian Friendship Association, Barbados’ Network in Defence of Humanity and Trinidad and Tobago’s Movement for Social Justice stated the mission is imperative to “ascertain the internal situation of Venezuela.”