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Budget maintains social guarantees, says Cuban president

Havana, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel stressed on Tuesday that the state budget for 2020 maintains the guarantees of social policies and basic services, despite the economic restrictions. Diaz-Canel shared on Twitter an article from the newspaper … Continue reading

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President Diaz-Canel establishes priorities for employment in Cuba

Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel established the priorities for employment on Saturday, during a meeting at the Labor and Social Security Ministry, also attended by Prime Minister Manuel Marrero. According to the Twitter account of the … Continue reading

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Cuban Foreign Minister denounces US tightening of the blockade

Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced today the fierce tightening of the economic, financial, and commercial blockade imposed by the US, as part of its policy against Cuba. This tightening causes humanitarian and economic damage, … Continue reading

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Venezuela and Cuba strengthen bilateral cooperation

Caracas, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Delegations of Venezuela and Cuba will attend on Sunday in this capital a plenary session of the 20th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. From the Yellow House (headquarters … Continue reading

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Eastern Cuban region boosts nature tourism

Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The eastern Cuban region, particularly Holguin province, strongly develops nature tourism and historical issues, local media reported on Sunday. An office of the Cuban News Agency (ACN) stressed in this regard that these modalities are … Continue reading

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Venezuela and Cuba review cooperation challenges in oil sector

Caracas, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Cuba reviewed the challenges of bilateral cooperation in 2020 in the oil and finance sectors, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed on Saturday. Delegations from the two countries assessed the behavior of the … Continue reading

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Cabrisas’ visit ratifies strengthening of Cuba-France ties

Paris, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas had a busy agenda in France this week, when both countries’ commitment to strengthening relations was confirmed. The high-level meetings between Cuban and French authorities demonstrated the good state … Continue reading

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High turnout in elections of governors in Cuba

Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Council (CEN) reported on Saturday that there was a high participation of municipal delegates to elect all 15 governors and deputy governors in Cuba. In its first report on the voting, the … Continue reading

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Cuba ratifies willingness to continue strengthening cooperation with China

Jan 15 (Radio Rebelde) The will of the Cuban government to continue strengthening bilateral cooperation with the People’s Republic of China was ratified today by Bruno Rodriguez, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, through social networks. In his twitter account, he … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel calls to support new government structures in Cuba

Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel reaffirmed today the need of giving particular attention to the creation of new government structures, as part of the improvement of Assemblies of People’s Power in the country. On his Twitter … Continue reading

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