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Havana, Cuba.-Italian Giustino Di Celmo, a close friend of Cuba and its socialist revolution passed away September 1, at 94, in Havana. A Businessman, Di Celmo, who was born in Salerno, Italy on December 24, 1920, arrived in Cuba for the first time in 1992 along his son Fabio Di Celmo, who was the fatal victim of a terrorist bombing on September 4, 1997, at the Copacabana hotel, as part of a series of violent attacks against Cuban tourist facilities that year by paid-mercenaries serving to anti-Cuba interests.
Following the murder of his son, Guistino, a WWII vet and a peace-loving man, decided to definitively settled in Cuba and he dedicated the last years of his life to denounce terrorist acts against Cuba and to advocate international solidarity with the island and the lifting of the over-50-year US economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba.
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban first vice-president Miguel Diaz Canel said in Beijing that relations between Cuba and China are historical and on that basis they develop supported by the political will of the leaders of the two nations in all stages of the revolutionary processes that take place in both countries.
Diaz-Canel made his statements after a tour of the Museum of the Chinese People´s Resistance Struggle against the Japanese Agression, just few hours after his arrival in China on Wednesday heading a delegation to commemorations for the 70th anniversary of China´s victory over fascism at World War II.
Havana, Cuba.-The member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party and First Vice-president of the councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted on Monday the historic bonds of friendship, family and true fraternity existing between Cuba and Russia.
Diaz-Canel met with the first vice-president of the State Duma (parliament lower house), Ivan Melnikov, and with the leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Gennady Zyuganov, while in transit in Moscow, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.