Category Archives: Exchanges

European leagues hire ten Cuban polo players

Photo: JITHavana (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s National Water Polo Commission confirmed the hiring of ten of its players on payrolls of professional clubs in Italy, Spain and Hungary. In an interview with the Jit newspaper, the head of the entity, Antonio … Continue reading

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Reflections from the 2020 Spring Break Class Trip to Cuba: Yale University

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 – Yale University MacMillan Center Written by Alison Kibbe, Teaching Fellow for the 2020 History and Culture of Cuba course, a doctoral student in African-American Studies & American Studies, and a CLAIS graduate affiliate.  For the past five years, one of the … Continue reading

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Cuba signs deal with UN financial agency

Rome, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban permanent representative to international organizations headquartered in this capital, Jose Carlos Rodriguez, signed this Friday a financing deal with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Cooperative Agroforestry Development Project (PRODECAFE) between … Continue reading

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China, Cuba to speed up first joint biotechnology park

Beijing, May 12 (Prensa Latina) China and Cuba decided today to accelerate a project that will lead to the first joint biotechnology park to research, develop, produce and market drugs obtained in the Caribbean state, of proven efficacy and worldwide … Continue reading

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Vietnam, Cuba strengthen cooperation

Hanoi, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Cuba’s Bruno Rodriguez reiterated on Friday their countries’ firm intention to continue strengthening the historic relations of friendship and bilateral cooperation. During a telephone dialogue that the two … Continue reading

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Over 45 Countries Ask Cuba for Interferon to Treat Covid-19

Since the 1980s, this drug is used in cases of acute respiratory conditions and viral infections. March 27 (teleSUR) Outlet Granma reported that over 45 nations have requested Cuba for Interferon  Alpha 2b Human Recombinant supplies given that this drug is … Continue reading

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Cuba participates in China’s conference on fighting against Covid-19

Beijing, March 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is participating on Tuesday in a videoconference provided by China to Latin America and Caribbean countries to update them on fighting against Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting was arranged by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs … Continue reading

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Cuban president highlights humanistic practice of Revolution

Havana, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday highlighted the island’s international healthcare collaboration as a humanistic practice of the Revolution. The president posted this expression on Twitter accompanied by hashtags #CubaSalva, #SomosCuba and #SomosContinuidad. Diaz-Canel shared … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Biotech Success Helped China Overcome COVID-19

By Norris McDonald I March 22 (The Gleaner-Jamaica) Brazil far-right leader, President Jair Bolsonaro, is now begging the thousands of Cuban doctors he had expelled to return to help them in their own fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Cuban … Continue reading

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Friendship and cooperation between Cuba and Ethiopia stand out

Addis Ababa, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian Herald highlighted the friendship and cooperation Cuba and Ethiopia currently maintain, with the purpose of celebrating in July the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two nations. The contribution of … Continue reading

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