Category Archives: Healthcare

US blockade against Cuba hinders fighting Covid-19

Havana, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) The tightening of the US blockade is currently hindering Cuba’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the island’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said. Addressing the 20th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Community of Latin American … Continue reading

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ELAM graduates in Honduras praise Cuban medicine

Tegucigalpa, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Honduras is one of the many countries that currently has doctors graduated from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), whose passing for that Cuban institution is remembered as one of the best stages of … Continue reading

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Cuba advocates at UN solidarity and cooperation in Covid-19 times

United Nations, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel advocated on Tuesday at the UN that, to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, it is imperative to boost solidarity and international cooperation in order to cushion the blow. It is … Continue reading

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Cuban doctors blaze a trail of solidarity in Chimbote, Peru

Chimbote, Peru, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) A trail of solidarity and recognition was left by a group of 27 Cuban doctors who, for three months, participated in the hardest days of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Chimbote city … Continue reading

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La Jornada de Mexico honors Cuban Medical Brigade

Mexico, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) A singular tribute was paid by Mexican newspaper La Jornada to the Cuban Medical Brigade Henry Reeve on the 15th anniversary of its foundation, by dedicating an editorial and an illustrative report to it. The … Continue reading

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Cuba with improved capacity to detect Covid-19 cases

Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The increase in capacities to process PCR tests in real time allowed yesterday to detect 51 new cases of Covid-19 in Cuba, and add 5,555 people diagnosed with the disease, the Ministry of Public Health … Continue reading

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France promotes solidarity and cooperation projects with Cuba

Paris, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba Cooperation France Association (CubaCoop) presented on Friday its solidarity and collaboration projects in favor of the island and its socio-economic development facing the US hostility and its severe blockade. In its weekly publication … Continue reading

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Massive tweet celebrates 15 years of Cuban brigade Henry Reeve

Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health called for a massive tweet today to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Henry Reeve internationalist contingent, created by the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. With the … Continue reading

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Belize thanks Cuban cooperation to face Covid-19

Belmopan, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Minister of Belize, Wilfred Elrington, expressed his gratitude on behalf of his government and people to Cuba for the medical cooperation to confront the Covid-19 pandemic that is hitting the world today. During … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel ratifies support for family of doctors kidnapped in Kenya

Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday ratified the Cuban Government’s support for the family of Dr. Landy Rodriguez, who was kidnapped in Kenya and who is celebrating his birthday today. On his Twitter account, the president … Continue reading