Cuba publishes new regulations for self-employment

The Extraordinary Official Gazette number 35 publishes this Tuesday the new regulations for the exercise of self-employment in Cuba, that was allowed in 2011 after being frozen for several years and that provides employment to almost 600 thousand Cubans.

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New set of regulations issued for private transportation in Cuba

In order to contribute to the control and regulation of transport services in Cuba, the Ministry of Transport made public this Tuesday the modifications to the regulations for the licensing of transport operations by natural persons.

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Cuba strictly complies with migration agreements with the US

The Cuban government rigorously complies with the immigration agreements it has signed with the United States, said Yuri Gala López, director of bilateral affairs at the U.S. Foreign Ministry's General Directorate.

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Plenary of the Central Committee Analyzed a Draft Proposal of the Constitutional Reform

The 7th Plenary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, presided by its First Secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, concluded on Tuesday in Havana after two days of intense work, with a profound analysis of the content of the draft proposal of the Constitution of the Republic.

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Cuban Parliament to meet on July 21

Juan Esteban Lazo Hernández, President of the National Assembly of People's Power, convenes the next session of the Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People's Power for July 21 in the Havana Conventions Center.


Cuban President discusses employment and investment programs

The President of the Council of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel, described the employment and investment programs as vital for the country's development.


The oldest Cuban woman, among the oldest people in the world, María Emilia Quesada Blanco, died in this city at the age of 117 years and 172 days and will be buried today in the local cemetery.


Council of Ministers analyzes performance of Cuban economy

The Council of Ministers, meeting earlier this week in the Palace of the Revolution and headed by its President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, analyzed the performance of the national economy in the first half of the year, the liquidation of the 2017 State Budget and the control actions taken to implement it, as well as exports, foreign loans for investment and foreign investment.


Cuba’s exemplary biotechnology research

 The state enterprise group BioCubaFarma has 393 research projects underway, of which 102 involve biotechnology