New York, September 28, 2018. Universal and free access of all Cubans to education, culture and sports has been a fundamental goal of the Revolution, further proof of this are the 8 180 000 000 Cuban pesos allocated in the state budget, which guarantees an enrollment of 1,775,000 students in Preschool, Primary and Secondary Education and of 185,000, in Higher Education.
New York, September 26, 2018. Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel held a meeting today with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who recently visited the island for the ECLAC meeting.
Upon returning from the 37th Session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the head of the United Nations told about Cuba's positive commitment to the reforms promoted in his mandate and described his participation in that regard as very useful.
New York, September 25, 2018. Since the inception of the policy of harassment and blockade by the US government towards Cuba, its people and its Revolution, a line of action aimed at limiting access to food and medicine has been present, with the objective of forcing the Cuban people into surrender through hunger and disease. However, one of the priorities of the Cuban government has always been to guarantee the welfare of its population, including universal free health care as an inviolable principle.