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Cuba’s President Expresses Condolences to Japan’s People, Government

Miguel Diaz Canel

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today expressed his deep regret over the deaths and damages that the worst meteorological disaster in the last 30 years left in Japan, said the Cuban embassy in the Japanese country. The Cuban head of State ‘extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of #Japan for the unfortunate loss of human life and property damage caused by torrential rains in several regions of the country,’ says the diplomatic headquarters in its Facebook account.

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Hydraulic Capacity of Eastern Cuba Increases

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The hydraulic capacity of eastern Cuba improves its prospects today, taking into account the most recent reports that place a note of optimism in this regard. A report from the Cuban News Agency points out this weekend that in the eastern Cuban province of Camagüey, water reservoirs reach 90 percent of their total capacity.

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New Markets Open Up to Promote Tourism in Cuba

Merca-Hostal

With the opening of new markets to promote tourism, the different private businesses in Cuba today increase their possibilities, according to official reports. A report on the initiative called Merca-Hostales points to two new establishments for these purposes, particularly for people who operate cheap hotels and need to make certain purchases for their proper functioning.

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Puerto Rican Musician Gilberto Santa Rosa Arrives In Cuba

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Puerto Rican singer Gilberto Santa Rosa arrived in Cuba today to give two concerts, on his 40th tour and his fourth-decade musical career. The first presentation of the Puerto Rican is scheduled for tomorrow at the Josone Varadero Jazz & Salsa Festival, which began this Thursday at the famous Cuban resort.

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Cuban Journalists Open Congress

UPEC

With the participation of more than 400 delegates, the 10th Congress of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) begins today till tomorrow, Saturday, to discuss key issues like the new Law on Social Communication. Other issues that will be under discussion are the use of social media and ways to handle the continued defamation campaign against Cuba and false news reporting.

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Cuba will always support the just demands of Caribbean nations

Diaz Canel, Caricom

Speech by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, on the occasion of the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, in Montego Bay, Jamaica, July 5, 2018 , Year 60 of the Revolution

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Nicaragua is now the target

Nicaragua bomba

Masked individuals, armed with homemade mortars and bazookas, block avenues, close the main streets, attack state institutions, burn tires, start fires, loot and kill. To date, approximately 170 people have died as a result of the chaos and violence in Nicaragua. A powerful media campaign follows the events and more than that, openly promotes, falsifies, and multiples them.

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An ironic historical coincidence, 120 years ago

Barcos Guantanamo

On the eve of another Independence Day celebration in the United States, July 3 1898, underway in Santiago de Cuba was a naval battle, in which Cubans summoned all their courage and sacrifice, to finally win their independence, after so many years of struggle. Visible on the horizon was the achievement they had dreamed of for so long, for which so many lives had been lost: Cuba’s independence from Spanish colonialism.

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Foreign Investment and industrial development … more agility in the works

Mariel

Recent discussions at the country’s highest level, about the necessity of foreign investment truly becoming, as the law indicates, “a fundamental, active element in the development of certain sectors of the economy,” focused on the need for more creativity and agility in handling projects: some yet to be identified; others gathering dust in the portfolio of opportunities; and a few too many stalled in negotiations because of delayed paperwork.

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Learning from experience

Diaz Canel pueblo

At dawn this Wednesday, July 11, on another extremely hot summer’s day, the Cuban President began a working visit to Matanzas to understand the situation on the ground in the province, and assess how the territory is overcoming the effects of Hurricane Irma and the heavy rains of Subtropical Storm Alberto.