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THE ALBA-TCP expresses its solidarity anda support to the Cuban Goverment and people

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The member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) strongly oppose the policy deviation towards Cuba announced by the Government of the United States of America on Friday, June 16, 2017 against the people and Government of Cuba.

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A Fifth Column on Fifth Avenue

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This year, the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York will be held without the participation of its traditional commercial sponsors. Some of our top Puerto Rican journalists reported that an amplified campaign from conservative sectors and statehood proponents was the key factor responsible for getting several of the sponsors to withdraw from the June 11 event.

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Communism refuses to disappear in the United States

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The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) has been receiving membership requests ever since Donald Trump was elected President.U.S. citizens with Marxist ideas were among the first to organize following the October Revolution, while their party, founded in 1919, is soon set to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

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Fidel, Political Power and the New Culture of Communication

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English version of the Spanish-language presentation given as part of the panel titled “Fidel, Builder of the New Society” at the “Fidel, Politics, and Culture Symposium” held February 10–11, 2017 during the Havana International Book Fair.

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U.S. legislators support expanding ties with Cuba

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Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) highlighted the 22 agreements signed between the two countries over recent years; ranging from environmental protection to cooperation in the application and enforcement of the law. He also noted that the majority of U.S. citizens support the expansion of ties between the two nations.

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Raúl receives delegation from U.S. Congress

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon, February 21, received a delegation from the United States Congress, led by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi), including as well Senators Thomas Udall (D-New Mexico) and Michael Bennett (D-Colorado), Representatives James McGovern and Seth Moulton, Democrats from Massachusetts, as well as Jeffrey DeLaurentis, acting chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Cuba.

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Cuba denounces blockade at World Trade Organization

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On December 19, Cuba highlighted before the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the U.S. blockade remains in effect and is practically unchanged, while it continues to be the principal obstacle to the country’s development. This according to Alina Revilla, the island’s commercial representative to the UN in Geneva and other international organizations based in Switzerland, participating in the 13th U.S. Trade Policy Review at the WTO.

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Cuban 5 member calls for solidarity with U.S. political prisoners

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A member of the Cuban five, Rene Gonzalez, who spent 15 years as a political prisoner in the U.S., has launched a campaign to remember “prisoners of conscience” held in U.S. jails in response to a similar campaign launched last week by United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power. On December 10, Power

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Cuba and the United States hold Fourth Regulatory Dialogue

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Officials from Cuba and the United States held the Fourth Regulatory Dialogue this December 12-13 in Washington, which in September 2016 became a Working Group of the Cuba-U.S. Bilateral Economic Dialogue.

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Cuba reaffirms willingness to continue working to improve relations with the United States

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This December 7, Cuba reaffirmed its willingness to continue working to improve relations with the United States andbuild ties of peaceful co-existence and mutual benefit, during the fifth Bilateral Commission meeting, held in Havana. Speaking to the press, Josefina Vidal, director general for the United States at Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Relations and head of the island’s delegation to the Commission, stated that the country is willing to identify new opportunities and work to build a different kind of relationship with the U.S. – a civilized one based on respect, without making any kind of concession or renouncing principles to which the island is committed.