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Cuba: Havana Carnival Kicks Off With Music, Dances, Floats “We hope this year's carnival is better serviced because of better supplies,” said Eugenio Blanch.Concerts, dances, floats, music and an abundance of food and drinks will be the main ingredients of…
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Valdes Brings Cuban Dance to Tokyo's World Ballet Festival Both traditional and modern dance shine amid the competitions which began this year on July 27 and will come to a close on August 18. Cuban Prima Ballerina Viengsay Valdes is…
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CUBA: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES NEW CONSTITUTIONAL DRAFT Published 23 July 2018Source: teleSUR TV The new constitution would see new laws and policies seeking to maintain the socialist and revolutionary character of the Cuban state. The Cuban parliament unanimously approved the…
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EU AND CELAC URGE ENDING US BLOCKADE ON CUBA 18 July 2018Source: teleSUR TV "We reiterate our rejection of the application of those coercive measures of a unilateral nature with extraterritorial effect," the delegates ministers said in the statement. The…
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ENDING THE US BLOCKADE REMAINS OUR PRIORITY: CUBAN INDUSTRIAL WORKERS' GENERAL SECRETARY 19 July, 2018 Source: Cuba Solidarity, UK “The US blockade has a hugely detrimental impact on Cuban workers, so ending the blockade continues to be our priority” Arturo…
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WORLD-RENOWNED CUBAN CIRCUS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS June 30, 2018 Source: teleSUR TV The circus welcomes art lovers, businessmen and journalists to join in the revelry and splendor coming to life on the Caribbean island. Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has…
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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF PEOPLE'S POWER MEETS ON CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM Havana, June 2018 Source: Prensa Latina The National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament) of Cuba is holding an special session today in which its lawmakers have on its agenda the approval…
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Fernando Gonzalez is the new president of the Cuban Institute for Friendship and Solidarity (ICAP). In this role he is working with more than 2,000 organisations in 155 countries that promote solidarity with the socialist country, including the Australia Cuba…
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Russian diesel locomotives arrive in Cuba A second batch of Russian locomotives, comprising eight vehicles, has arrived in the port of Havana this week, according to the head of the Russian engineering company Sinara Transport Machines (STM).Gennady Dotsenko told TASS…
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Russian cars return to Cuba after 12-year hiatus Russia’s biggest carmaker AvtoVAZ has delivered more than 300 of its Lada cars to Cuba. It’s the first shipment of Russian cars to the Latin American country in more than a decade.A…
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