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Unity to strengthen ALBA

Reunion ALBA

Alba is the foundation for the construction of a new America, which is why we must tend and value it, stated Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, March 5, upon inaugurating the 14th ALBA Extraordinary Summit in honor of Bolivarian leader Hugo Chávez, on the fourth anniversary of his passing.

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Raúl returns from ALBA Summit

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers returned to the homeland, yesterday March 6, around midday, after participating in the 14th ALBA-TCP Summit held in Caracas and tributes to Comandante Hugo Chávez Frías on the fourth anniversary of the Venezuelan leader’s physical disappearance.

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The Caribbean comes together in Cuba

Caribe

This week Cuba will once again become the capital of the Caribbean, as it hosts various events addressing key issues for the region, such as tourism, trade, transport and combating climate change.

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A dream of two greats

Cumbre ALBA

“Building unity is the most important task facing any true revolution,” stated Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, speaking before the 14th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), held March 5, in Caracas.

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Results of Victoria de Girón Socialist State Enterprise praised

Canel recorrido

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, highlighted the encouraging production results of the Victoria de Girón Agro-industrial Enterprise, noting that the Socialist State Enterprise has the potential to become more efficient and continue consolidating its progress.

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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.