'We are an international symbol of hope, we provide social values that are shared with the arriving visitor, and we will overcome the consequences of the blockade #SomosCuba #SomosContinuity,' wrote the head of state in his account @DiazCanelB.
On Thursday, during one of the working meetings of the National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament) prior to the third ordinary session of its 9th Legislature, the MPs received detailed information on the evolution of the sector in recent years.
At the meeting, Diaz-Canel called for a proper linkage with national production to achieve a more efficient tourism to be the driving force of the Cuban economy, as this sector is one of the most income earning to the country.
For his part, the Minister of Tourism, Manuel Marrero, explained that the measures against the Caribbean nation applied by the administration of President Donald Trump, had a negative impact on this industry in Cuba.
Marrero said that the U.S. bans impacted on cruise operations, which resulted in no such vessel currently operating in the country.
In that sense, it revealed a plan of 56 new actions to make trade policy more flexible and to encourage the flow of visitors, including Cuban residents, to counteract the complex situation to which tourism on the island is subjected.
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Havana - Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Friday congratulated the highbrow Graziella Pogolotti, who was awarded the Dignity Prize granted by the Cuban Journalist Union (UPEC).
¨Doctor and Professor, we congratulate you with love, admiration and respect. You really deserve it,¨the Cuban president live-tweeted attaching an article about the decoration published in the national newspaper Granma.Read More
The documentary film "Pattaki", directed by Everlane Moraes and produced by Gregorio Rodríguez, has been selected to participate in the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
This is about a thesis of graduates in Documentary Management in 2018, as part of the regular course of the International Film and Television School (EICTV), in San Antonio de los Baños.Read More