Diaz-Canel nominated to be President of Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez was nominated by the National People´s Power Assembly (parliament) to be the new President of Cuba for a five-year period.

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Cuban Foreign Ministry reaffirms Canada that Cuba is a safe country

The Government of Canada has taken the decision to designate its Embassy in Havana as an unaccompanied family mission; as a result, it has been stated, of the symptoms of health problems reported by some of its diplomats in 2017.

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Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power Constituted

The IX Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power was constituted today in solemn session in this capital, with the oath of the deputies who will represent the people during the next five years.

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For the past 57 years, Cuba defends socialism as a social project

Fidel, in the same place where 40 years earlier proclaimed the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution.From the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, the radical transformations that favored the new government affected the interests of Washington, which responded with aggression of all types to a people who were known to be masters of their destiny and was preparing to defend with arms the freedom achieved on January 1, 1959.

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Constituent session of the National Assembly moved ahead

The Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, in use of the powers conferred upon it, agreed to open the Constitutive Session of the IX Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 9 a.m. in the Havana Convention Center.

Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez is heading the island’s government delegation to the 8th Summit of the Americas, which opened Friday at Lima’s Grand National Theater.

   New medical services offered in 2018

One of the sector’s key achievements has been to maintain an infant mortality rate below five per 1,000 live births for the last 10 years. In 2017, the country achieved a rate of 4.0; proof of its continued efforts to consolidate maternal-infant statistics, to the benefit of Cuban children and families

Cuba's call for open and frank dialogue highlighted in Peru

Cuba once again called for an open and respectful dialogue amidst attempts to silence the voice of its true civil society, represented at events at the VIII Summit of the Americas, taking place in Lima, city of Peru.

Five Million Cell Phone Lines Active in Cuba

Cuba’s Telecommunications Company ETECSA announced on Thursday that the number of active cell phone lines has reached five million thus confirming the incrase of that service over the past few years.