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over-8-million-cubans-to-vote-in-municipal-elections-todayOver 8 Million Cubans to Vote in Municipal Elections Today

At seven sharp this morning, 24,646 polling stations scattered all throug the country opened their doors to allow over eight million Cubans to exercise their right to vote at the municipal elections. The polling stations will remain open till six pm, announced the National Electoral Commission (CEN by its Spanish acronym).

holguin-boxer-correoso-king-o-teofilo-stevenson-in-memoriam-cupHolguin Boxer Correoso, King o Teofilo Stevenson in Memoriam Cup

Luis Gabriel Correoso, who represented the northeastern Cuban province of Holguin in the third season of the Teofilo Stevenson in Memoriam Cup, held in Las Tunas, grabbed the crown in the gold medal bout of the 52 kilogram weight, by winning over local Esmir Peña (3-0). Previously, Correoso beat Yaicel Moncada (3-0) – from Camaguey -, and Ulicer Calderon from that same province and with the same score.

end-to-us-blockade-of-cuba-latam-peasants-demandEnd to US Blockade of Cuba LatAm Peasants Demand

The 6th Latin American Congress of Peasants' Organizations (CLOC) demanded in its final declaration an end to the US economic, commercial and financial blockade that is still hitting the Cuban people.

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holguin-hotel-paradisus-rio-de-oro-nominated-to-the-2015-world-travel-awardsHolguin: Hotel Paradisus Rio de Oro Nominated to the 2015 World Travel Awards

The hotel Paradisus Rio de Oro, from the northeastern province of Holguin, together with other five Cuban facilities, were nominated to the 2015 World Travel Awards, which acknowledge the excellence of tourist services and are considered the Oscar awards of tourism, according to Cubatravel, the website of the Cuban Tourism Ministry.

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