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Ottawa, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, is holding an intense series of activities in Canada on Wednesday as part of a visit aimed at increasing ties between both countries.

Havana, Nov 21 (PL) Phd. Miriam Nicado Garcia is the new rector of the University of Havana and with her appointment she becomes the first woman to assume this responsibility, local media reported today.

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The improvement of basic care and the assignment of specialists in the most needed areas of Brazil was achieved by the More Doctors Program in less than three years since its implementation, published Infomed on Wednesday.

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Officials of the Ministry of Construction (Micons) considered the period of recovery of the housing deficit in Cuba is estimated in 10 years.

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) celebrates its 20th anniversary with the commitment to continue training women and men of science and conscience to contribute from Cuba to the unity and integration of nations.

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's decision of withdrawing from the Brazilian More Doctors Program is a matter of principles and dignity, Ariadna Gonzalez, a specialist in Gastroenterology, said in this capital on Wednesday.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The first dancers of the Bavarian State Ballet, in Germany, Laurretta Summerscales and Yonah Acosta, will star Carmen, a the version by Carlos Acosta, during the new season of his company in Cuba, according to that institution.

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A selection of the most outstanding films in the history of Romanian cinema will be screened as of Wednesday in this capital, as part of the 5th Romanian Film Week, organizers said.

Santiago de Cuba, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Santiago de Cuba''s People''s Power Municipal Assembly on Tuesday recognized as the 29th Pastors for Peace Caravan as Distinguished Guests, as an aknowledgement for its sustained struggle in solidarity with Cuba and against the blockade.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban long jumper Juan Miguel Echavarría added another vote in the sports poll conducted by Prensa Latina to choose the best athletes of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean, and continues to lead the men''s section.

Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Public Health Minister of Cuba, José Ángel Portal, explained today the motives that led the island to conclude its participation in the program Mais Medicos of Brazil.