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Army General Raul Castro, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Miguel Diaz Canel, President of the Republic, presided over in the Cuban capital, the Torch March, in tribute to 167 anniversary of the birth of Jose Martí.

Havana: The central act for the 167th anniversary of the Apostle's birth will take place at the Revolution Square, with the participation of more than 8 thousand children and young people, according to the national president of the Pioneer Organization José Martí (OPJM by its Spanish initials), Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana: On fire they will paint the “new pines” on Monday night, from the University Hill to Martí Forge, to welcome January 28 and pay tribute to the Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti, on the 167th anniversary of his birth, the Cuban News Agency reports.

Havana: Today’s morning the delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the Popular Power in all Cuba will directly designate the Mayors, on the basis of a proposal made by the presidents of those legislative bodies, Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana: Prominent Cuban revolutionary and educator Asela de los Santos Tamayo died Thursday in Havana at the age of 90, Radio Reloj publishes.

Cuba: The twelfth International Congress of Higher Education, University 2020, a space for scientific exchange and reflective dialogue on academic contribution towards sustainable development will take place in Havana from February 10th to 14th.