A visit to the birthplace of the Cuban Revolution (+Photos)

Granma | June 21, 2018

Armando García Aspuru Middle School was the Cuban President’s first stop in Santiago. Photo: Estudio Revolución

SANTIAGO DE CUBA.— Located in the Chicharrones People’s Council in this provincial capital, is the Armando García Aspuru Middle School, the first site visited by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, on his June 20 tour here.Read More »

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Cuba: Improving People’s Power

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Granma | June 15, 2018

Photo: Radio Rebelde

The perfecting of local bodies of People’s Power should provide impetus to economic and social development, leaders in Mayabeque agreed during a visit by First Vice President of the Councils of State and Minister Salvador Valdés Mesa, to several entities in the province involved in this process.Read More »

Guantánamo: Resisting an illegal occupation for 120 years

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Granma | June 14, 2018

GUANTÁNAMO.– The Guantánamo Naval Base is evidence of U.S. geopolitical and economic interests, riding roughshod over Cuba’s sovereignty and harming the Cuban people.

This was noted by historian José Sánchez Guerra, during the “Theoretical Encounter: 120 Years of the Yankee Military Presence in Guantánamo,” held at the University of Medical Sciences of this territory; as part of which professors, social science researchers and university students discussed the damages caused as a result of the United States’ oldest overseas military base.Read More »

53% of scientists in Cuba are women

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Granma | June 14, 2018

Gissel Saldívar, a 19 year old chemical technician, supervises work at the Immunoassay Center’s Biosensors plant in Havana. Photo: Irene Pérez/ Cubadebate.

Some 86,426 individuals work in Cuba’s science sector, 53% of whom are women, according to the President of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) Dr. Luis C. Velázquez Pérez speaking during the First International Science and Education Congress taking place in the Havana International Conference Center.

The Cuban expert described this achievement as one of the sector’s strengths, highlighting the importance of science, technology and innovation (CTI) toward overcoming the country’s challenges and promoting development.Read More »

Raúl: Unity is our principal weapon

The Communist Party of Cuba’s first secretary emphasized unity during a meeting with leaders of provincial and municipal committees

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Granma | June 12, 2018

Photo: Estudio Revolución

The Communist Party of Cuba’s first secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, addressed members of the Central Committee Secretariat; first secretaries of municipal and provincial committees; other auxiliary functionaries; and representatives of mass organizations and the Young Communists League, at the conclusion of a three-day meeting held at the Party’s Ñico López cadre school, in Havana.Read More »

Cuba: The blockade, congenital deafness and the language of the peoples

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Granma | June 12, 2018

Cuba’s stature grows despite the blockade. Photo: Endrys Correa Vaillant

If there is still someone who believes that the economic, commercial, financial blockade of Cuba is an exaggeration on the part of authorities here, they can refer to the latest episode in the implementation of this hostile policy described as genocidal.Read More »

Cuba: Working on solutions with popular participation

The President of the Cuban Parliament, Esteban Lazo, exchanged views on the experiment underway in the province of Mayabeque

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Granma | June 08, 2018

The experience in the provinces of Mayabeque and Artemisa offers an extraordinarily beneficial model for Cuba, especially regarding the separation and delimitation of different functions, which should lead to more coherent processes and comprehensive results.Read More »