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Cuban Artist Roberto Chile Opens Exhibition in New York

June 13, 2016

NYC Havana Blog

Cuban Artist Roberto Chile Opens Exhibition in New York

Cuban artist Roberto Chile inaugurated his photographic exhibition on Thursday at the Cuban Art Space Gallery of the Center for Cuban Studies in New York.

The exhibition, entitled “Somos,” will be opened until July 10, with images revealing small life stories of the inhabitants of Guanabacoa and other regions of the Caribbean island that used to be destinations for black slaves.

The exhibition consists of 40 color and black and white images, captured by the artist between 2010 and 2015 in different regions of the country.

Roberto Chile is a filmmaker and a curator. His work as documentary maker was closely linked to the work of the Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro.

A Communications Engineer, he also worked in television in 1977 as part of a video team he founded with other colleagues at the Cuban Fishing Fleet.

(Cuban News Agency)

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MediCuba: an efficient and prosperous socialist enterprise

June 13, 2016

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Source:  Granma
June 8 2016
by: Nuria Barbosa León |

The enterprise is viewed as an organization of high social recognition, with capable and committed professionals, effectively guaranteeing imported supplies required by the national health system and in its provision of services abroad.

medicuba 1.jpgThe MediCuba office is located on 2nd Street, No. 352, between 15th and 17th Streets, Vedado, Havana.Photo:Anabel Díaz

The wise decision to establish the socialist state enterprise, MediCuba, in December, 1962, responded to the need to provide supplies including medicines, equipment and new technology for the Cuban public health system.

Today, this state enterprise with purely national capital, is working to establish policies regarding the management of imports, in accordance with the aspiration to gradually introduce higher profile providers that can respond to the requirements of the national economy.

The entity, attached to the Ministry of Public Health, has the task of effectively ensuring…

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