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Zero tolerance of drugs

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Given the ongoing increase in the production, availability, and consumption of drugs on an international level, Cuba has maintained its policy of zero tolerance when it comes to trafficking, and a focus on prevention within the population.

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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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Notes on middle school

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JUST a few weeks before the 2016-2017 academic year draws to a close, the Ministry of Education Middle School National Directorate released information on how schools at this level have performed.

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Healthy recreation program for Santiago families

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A special gift was inaugurated yesterday, April 3, in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate the José Martí Pioneers Organization and the Young Communists League’s 55th anniversary, April 4 – a healthy recreational program for children, adolescents and families, also intended to honor Fidel’s upcoming 90th birthday

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A day of celebration for Cuba’s children and youth

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The children and young people of the province of Camagüey are currently making final arrangements for a national celebration of the 55th anniversary of the José Martí Pioneer Organization (OPJM) and the 54th anniversary of the Young Communist (UJC).

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Young Cubans call for the return of the territory illegally occupied by the U.S. in Guantánamo

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Young Cuban artists participating in the Jornada de la Canción Política (Festival of Political Song) once again called for the return of our territory, occupied by the U.S. at the illegal Guantanamo Naval Base.
During a tour of the communities of Caimanera and Boquerón, bordering the military enclave, participants performed and exchanged with residents, while stating their position calling for the return of this portion of Cuban soil which for more than a century has been occupied by the United States.

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World Youth Rights Defended in Cuba

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Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban student organizations defended the world youth´s right to be protected and take part in government decision-making. On occasion of World Youth Day on Aug. 12, the member of the National Committe of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC), Osnay Miguel Colina, said Aug. 12 will be a day of struggle against inequality, unemployment and to secure the future of new generations.

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World Youth Study Medicine in Cuba

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More than 20,000 youth from Latin American, African and Oceania countries are currently training in the Medical Sciences universities of all Cuban provinces. The 2011-2012 school year officially began on Monday at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), located at the outskirts of Havana, with an enrollment of about 2,300 foreign students. This is the 12th academic year of this institution, founded in 1999 by an initiative by the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Previously, the center graduated about 10,000 physicians.