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Henry Reeve medical contingent deployed in Togo to fight COVID 19 returns

August 6 (Radio Rebelde) The contingent of the Henry Reeve Brigade that served at the Lomé Commune Regional Hospital Center, in Togo, returned to Cuba on Wednesday  after three months of confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. Upon their arrival at the … Continue reading

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FM reaffirms Cuba’s position on the Human Rights Council

Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reaffirmed on Thursday the country’s position regarding the Human Rights Council, of which it is a founding member. On Twitter, the FM pointed out that whereas Cuba joined this international … Continue reading

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Cuba expresses solidarity with US scientists

Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Rodriguez, Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba, expressed solidarity with more than 50 US scientists who have lost their jobs, supposedly for hiding collaboration with China. In an article by the Cuban … Continue reading

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International Jazz Day From Cuba

Airs Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 (not available to stream) Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – KPBS Public Media/San Diego State University By Jennifer Robinson This program is no longer available to stream on demand. More than 50 world-renowned artists … Continue reading

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Cuba-Venezuela Agricultural Project Challenges U.S. Blockade

Caracas, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The relaunching of the agri-food project between Venezuela and Cuba is today a challenge to the U.S. blockade and a reaffirmation of the two nations’ sovereignty, assured Urban Agriculture Minister Gabriela Peña. After the signing … Continue reading

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Coalition of emigrants in Miami mourns the death of Eusebio Leal

Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Latin American emigration organizations that make up the Alianza Martiana coalition in the US city of Miami expressed their regret on the recent death of the renowned historian Eusebio Leal. ‘Thank you for … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is ‘Desperate’ to Provoke Government Change in Venezuela

Senator Murphy acknowledged that the Trump administration’s policy towards Venezuela has been a shameful failure. It has been one “embarrassing” mistake after another. August 5 (teleSUR) The U.S. Special Envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams assured that he is working “hard” to prevent President Nicolas Maduro from … Continue reading

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Cuban doctors increase attention in Jamaica against the Covid-19

Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The contingent of Cuban doctors in Jamaica reported a total of 49,838 consultations at the end of July, considered a notable increase in the midst of the joint confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic. According to … Continue reading

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Cuba donates drugs to Vietnam to fight Covid-19

Hanoi, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Wednesday delivered to Vietnam a batch of medicines to help fight Covid-19, among them Interferon Alpha 2B, a Cuban drug of proven efficacy in treating patients suffering from the disease. This is one … Continue reading

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COVID-19: ECLAC Countries Call For Unprecedented Cooperation

Representatives of Latin American and Caribbean countries urged for a paradigm shift in international financing for immediate responses to the effects of COVID-19. August 4 (teleSUR) Representatives of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) member countries … Continue reading

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