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Cuba to Conclude 2018 with Tourist Record, Minister Says

Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will end 2018 with a tourist record of about 4,750,000 foreign visitors, official reports said on Friday, underscoring the growing spiral of the travel industry in this country. Granma newspaper issued on Friday that … Continue reading

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Venezuela, UN Strengthen Ties in Risk Management System

Caracas, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is currently expanding cooperation mechanisms in the area of risk management after an exchange with representatives of the United Nations (UN), to strengthen ties in response to emergencies and disasters at the international level. … Continue reading

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Ibero-America Calls for End to US Blockade of Cuba

Antigua, Guatemala, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The 26th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government adopted on Friday a special statement on the need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States. … Continue reading

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Cuba Begins Delegates’ Neighborhood Meetings to Account for Their Duty

Havana, Nov. 15 (Prensa Latina) Municipal delegates of the People’s Power elected in the 12,437 Cuban constituencies in 2017 begin today neighborhood meetings to account for their work to electors and attend to what they have to say, informed the … Continue reading

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Cuban Delegation Expands Exchanges with Universities in Sweden

Stockholm, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the Ministry of Higher Education (MES) of Cuba is visiting Sweden to strengthen relations with several universities in this European nation, diplomatic sources reported on Thursday. According to the reports, the team … Continue reading

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Brazil Loses Access to Cuban Medicine due to Bolsonaro

Brasilia, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Workers’ Party (PT), Gleisi Hoffmann, denounced that due to the threats by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil has lost access to Cuban medicine, recognised by the World Health Organisation. I feel sad … Continue reading

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Cuba Thanks Austria for Donation to Havana

Vienna, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba expressed satisfaction with and gratitude for the donation by the Vienna authorities of 10 waste collecting trucks for Havana, as a concrete contribution to the capital’s 500th anniversary. Cuban Ambassador to Austria Juan Antonio … Continue reading

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Cuba Leads South-South Cooperation in Ibero-America

By Maitte Marrero Canda, Guatemala, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) A photograph of the first Cuban doctors and health workers who arrived in Sierra Leone in 2014 to combat Ebola illustrates this Thursday one of the multiple dimensions of Latin America’s … Continue reading

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US Hostility against Cuba Challenges World Community

Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The general director for the United States at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, described as a challenge to the international community the escalation in Washington’s hostility against the island. The … Continue reading

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US Blockade Hurts Cuban Diplomats in Japan

Tokyo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Japanese media on Wednesday reported the refusal of a Hilton-chain hotel to house Cuban diplomats under the pretext of being official representatives of a nation subject to sanctions by the United States. According to NHK, … Continue reading

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