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Republic of Cuba. Havana Year 17 Nro. 3803
Friday, August 29, 2014 Updated: 2:30 p.m. @ 855

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ReflectionS
o
F Fidel

- Objective truths
  and dreams

FIVE HEROESFOR THE RELEASE OF THE FIVE


COMMUNICATE WITH THE FIVE HEROES
 
- More doctors for Brazil’s poor
"We won the trial"

Jurists meeting
  in Washington
  emphasize
  irregularities
  in the trial of
  the Cuban Five


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New international event
for the Cuban Five

A new international event in support of the Cuban Five will begin September 4 through October 6, with a vigil held outside the White House on September 12, marking 16 years since Heroes of the Republic of Cuba, Fernando González, René González, Antonio Guerrero, Ramón Labañino and Gerardo Hernández were unjustly imprisoned in the U.S. Antonio, Ramón and Gerardo still remain incarcerated despite the global call to U.S. President Barack Obama for their release.

A crucial month for Brazil, Bolivia
and Uruguay

Presidential elections will be held during the month of October in Brazil (October 5) Bolivia (October 12) and Uruguay (October 26). These elections will add to those already held this year in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama and Colombia – the results of which, in general terms, allow for the continuation of trends seen in Latin America since the beginning of the century.

Machado Ventura calls for increased tobacco production
PINAR DEL RÍO.—Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, José Ramón Machado Ventura, emphasized the need to enhance tobacco production given the indisputable quality of the leaf produced in the country, and high demand in the international market.

Areas of study expanded to 97
TECHNICAL-PROFESSIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Areas of study expanded to 97
With the addition of two new areas of study to prepare intermediate level technicians and skilled workers, options developed by the Ministry of Education (MINED) have reached a total of 97 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Deputy Minister Kenelma Carvajal explained to Granma that these additions reflect a continuing policy to...

Cuba defends viability of socialism
XX Sao Paulo Forum
Cuba defends viability of socialism
La Paz.— During the 20th edition of the Sao Paolo Forum, which began here August 25, Cuba is defending the viability of socialism in the face of the world crisis of capitalism, the source of violence, instability, discontent and insecurity in many countries.
- Bolivia ready to welcome XX Sao Paulo Forum


CUBA
Cycling for the freedom of the Cuban Five
Royalton Cayo Santa Maria
A marvelous hotel in perfect harmony with nature
Champion of solidarity


Our America
Panamanian journalists denounce U.S. subversion plan against Cuba
• CHILE
A sustainable life preserve in Patagonia
Rights of victims in Colombian conflict recognized

INTERNATIONAL
25 truths about Israel’s attack on Gaza
Ferguson looks like a war zone, says U.S. Congressman
U.S. contracts Latin American youth for subversion in Cuba

CULTURE
Flora Fong’s lyrical brush strokes
• 95TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KING OF RHYTHM
Memories of Benny Moré in Havana
Shakespeare's Globe Theater

SPORTS
SECOND YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES
Bronze medals for Cuba
NORCECA beach volleyball
Prophets on the sand

PAN AMERICAN VOLLEYBALL
Cuba wins title defeating U.S. team


FEDERATION OF CUBAN WOMEN
The organization that got women out
of the kitchen
To gauge the impact the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) has had on society, we must go back in time to August 23, 1960, when the coming together of a variety of women’s organizations gave our grandmothers a voice and a vote - autonomy and the opportunity to get out of the kitchen.


Preparations complete as school
year begins
"In comparison with last year, the situation for the present academic year is much better in terms of teaching staff, the distribution of study materials, the availability of facilities – despite difficulties – and with respect to the issue of maintenance," announced Dr. Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, Cuba’s minister of Education, in a press conference held to discuss the opening of school.


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Cuba receives two million tourists in the first half of 2014
Essential women
No cases of Ebola in Cuba
Israel bombs Palestineoff the map
“Fidel es Fidel” photographic exhibition inaugurated
New horizons for Gaviot


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