Significant average rainfall in 2018 in Cuba

National rainfall exceeded the historical average in 2018, with a cumulative average of 1 471 millimeters, equivalent to 110 % of the expected annual value.

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Diaz-Canel to attend Nicolás Maduro's inauguration

The President of the Council of States and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel will attend the inauguration of President Nicolás Maduro on January 10th in Caracas, Venezuela.

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President Diaz-Canel calls for voting for New Constitution

Miguel Diaz-Canel, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, called to vote for the new Constitution of the Republic of Cuba, which will be submitted to popular referendum for ratification on February 24, 2019.

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Died José Ramón Fernández, Hero of the Republic of Cuba

In the early hours of this Sunday morning, the Hero of the Republic of Cuba, two-star General ® José Ramón Fernández Álvarez, died at the age of 95.

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Diaz-Canel highlights achievements of the Family Doctor and Nurse Program

Miguel Diaz-Canel, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, highlighted the achievements of Cuban medicine as a result of the Program of the Family Doctor and Nurse, which today marks 35 years since its foundation by the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro.

Enriching road for Cuban tourism in 2019

Quality, the development of infrastructure and the expansion of services are key elements to be taken into account by Cuban authorities to meet their goal of receiving this year five million of foreign visitors, complementing hotel offerings and promoting scenarios such as Havana appear in the portfolio as core elements for a spiral that has been growing in the last years.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla called on Monday night on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to lift the blockade, reinstate visas for Cubans and end the repression of migrants, minorities and the poor.

The Secretary General of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Treaty (alba-tcp), David Choquehuanca, announced the celebration of the 16th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the bloc next December 14 in Havana.

Cuba: New regulations for self-employment enter into force

Modifications to laws governing self-employment come into effect this Friday in Cuba, as part of the policy to improve the legal framework under which 13 percent of the Cuban workforce performs.