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Cuban Writer Defends Humanitarian Work of Cuban Doctors in Brazil

Brasilia, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban writer Leonardo Padura, winner of the 2012 National Literature Prize, defended the humanitarian nature of the presence of his fellow countrymen in the More Doctors program, which treated more than 113 million Brazilian patients … Continue reading

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Cuba Gets Over 4 Million Tourists Since January

Despite U.S. efforts to increase blockades and lawsuits against Cuba, the Caribbean island nation sees millions of visitors in 2019. August 15 (teleSUR) Despite the United States’ attempts to limit tourism in Cuba, the country has seen three million foreign visitors between … Continue reading

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Teachers Return to Schools in Cuba with Salary Increase

Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 8,000 Cuban teachers will return to the classroom following the announcement by the government a few weeks ago of a pay rise in the budgeted sector, as local media reported Thursday. According to … Continue reading

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We Were Fidelistas, We Still Are, Says El Cuate on Fidel’s Birthday

Por Luis Manuel Arce Isaac Mexico, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Just six months older than Fidel Castro, Antonio del Conde has an enviable memory, which is tested when he speaks about the expedition that left from Tuxpan for Cuba on … Continue reading

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Example of Fidel Castro Highlighted in U.S. on 93rd birthday

Washington, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban diplomats and workers recalled the eve in the United States significant moments in the life and work of the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. The evocation, on occasion of the 93rd birthday … Continue reading

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Cuban Mission to the UN Celebrates Fidel Castro’s Birthday

United Nations, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s mission to the UN celebrated the eve of the birth date of the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), and highlighted how his example transcended the borders of the island and … Continue reading

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More Young Colombians Travel to Cuba to Study Medicine

Bogota, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) A new group of Colombian youngsters traveled to Havana today to study at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), as part of a Cuban government initiative to support their rehabilitation after the signing of … Continue reading

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New Laws in Cuba Strengthen Constitution, Expert Notes

Havana, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The laws approved in July by the National Assembly of People’s Power strengthen the new Cuban Constitution, MSc in Natural and Traditional Medicine Maria Estrella Marin said in Havana on Tuesday. Marin told Prensa Latina … Continue reading

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US city of Seattle demands end of the Blockade on Cuba

Washington,  (Prensa Latina) The US city of Seattle today passed a resolution demanding the immediate end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US government against Cuba almost 60 years ago. The document, endorsed by the City … Continue reading

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Cuban VP Evokes Legacy of Historic Leader of the Cuban Revolution

Havana, August 13 (Prensa Latina) The figure of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will be eternal and we will always follow his example, stated this Tuesday Cuban First Vice President, Salvador Valdes. ‘Fidel left his mark … Continue reading

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