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Havana_ Army General Raul Castro met Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, who left on Sunday for New York to participate in the general debate of the 73rd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana_ The Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, exchanged with the heads of the provincial assemblies of People's Power at the close of a work meeting held yesterday at the headquarters of the Cuban Parliament, Granma newspaper reports.

Cuba_ Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, presided this Friday, the national act for the 60th anniversary of the Farmers’ Congress in Arms, which took place at Soledad de Mayarí Arriba in the II Frente, on September 21 of 1958.

Havana_ Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel received the head of the Foreign Relations Committee of the US Senate, Robert Corker, who is on a working visit with two of his legislative assistants.

Havana_ The University of the Arts of Cuba (ISA) has called today for the first symposium on the conservation of cultural heritage: challenges and perspectives, dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the village of San Cristobal in Havana, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana, Cuba_ The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, urged to boost the economic development programs of the country, during a meeting in which he checked the progress of these in the whole island, Radio Reloj publishes.