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Cuba

Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The workers at the Majagua cannery in Ciego de Avila are now taking full advantage of the industrial capacity to increase the production of assortments in order to substitute imports into the country.


Havana, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Government pardoned 2,604 prisoners in accordance with the provisions of the new Constitution of the Republic that favor social reinsertion of those serving time, it was reported on Friday.


Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Ines Maria Chapman welcomed her Ghanaian counterpart, Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, who is on an official visit.


Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Ghana''s Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia is kicking off an official visit to Cuba on Thursday, with a tribute to National Hero Jose Marti, at the Revolution Square in Havana.


Havana, July 15 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Ambassador to Cuba, Berris Ekinci, has reiterated on Monday the right of her country to exercise its sovereignty, referring to the purchase of Russia´s S-400 missile systems.


Havana, July 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Institute for Friendship with the People (ICAP) has welcomed on Monday the Puerto Rican solidarity brigade ''Juan Rius Rivera''.



By Orlando Oramas Leon

Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Third Period of Sessions of the IX Legislature of the Cuban Parliament is considered historic this Sunday, both for the approval of three important laws and for the debated issues, of citizen interest.


Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel insisted today that unity is the main strength of Cubans and once again urged the people to contribute ''in body and soul'' for the welfare of the country.


Havana, July 13 (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro, presided over the 10th Plenary Session of this organization, in which issues of current importance on the country were discussed, the national press reported Saturday.


Havana, July 1 (Prensa Latina) Angolan President João Lourenço has Monday highlighted Cuba''s selflessly support to his nation and others, mainly of the African continent, despite the economic, commercial and financial US blockade.


Havana, June 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is advancing, is the phrase with which Fernando Fulgueiras, a Cuban public employee, comments on the salary increase announced on Thursday by the government.