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Raúl welcomes Díaz-Canel home from New York

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Shortly after noon this September 30, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, received the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and the official delegation that accompanied him on his trip to New York, at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.

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Díaz-Canel holds meeting with representatives of the U.S. agricultural sector

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NEW YORK.–The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, held a friendly and constructive meeting September 27 with representatives of the U.S. agricultural sector, organized by the United States Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA).

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Cuban President speaks at Riverside Church

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Located in Upper Manhattan, New York, and bordering the renowned neighborhood of Harlem, the Riverside Church has been the scene of memorable speeches by numerous historic leaders, such as Martin Luther King, who on April 4, 1967, delivered his famous sermon entitled “A Time to Break Silence (Declaration Against the Vietnam War); and Nelson Mandela, shortly after his release in 1990.

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President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez addresses the UN General Assembly

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Full text of the speech offered by Cuban PresidentMiguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly

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Cuban President offers condolences to Vietnam in New York

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NEW YORK.– On a day marked by the constant cold rain in the Big Apple, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visited the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations to offer condolences on behalf of the Cuban people and government for the recent death of President Tran Dai Luang.

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Harmonious relations and respect for all

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NEW YORK.-Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez didn’t spare a second during his second day at the United Nations headquarters, where he held eight bilateral meetings.

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Cuban President visits Google’s NYC office

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The meeting held on Monday afternoon with the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during his visit to Google’s NYC office, was informative and productive. Executives from several U.S. information technology and communications companies showed particular interest in the potentialities of the Cuban market, as well as in the development prospects of the Caribbean nation.

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Education in Cuba & the 2030 Agenda

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There is no doubt that education occupies a key place in the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and is vital to fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). For a country such as Cuba, where education (free, mandatory, and universal) is a fundamental pillar of its social system, and which has sent its teachers and professors to offer solidary help

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Raúl meets UN Secretary General

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On May 8, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, met with the honorable Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary General, on an official visit to the island.

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UN Secretary General arriving today

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The Secretary General of the United Nations, his Excellency António Guterres, will arrive in Cuba this afternoon, May 7, for an official visit. During his stay, the distinguished guest will hold official talks with the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and participate in the inauguration ceremony for the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s 37th period of sessions, and the commemoration of the UN organization’s 70th anniversary.