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China rejects US effort to blame Cuba for terrorism

Beijing, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) China firmly rejected this Tuesday the US efforts to tighten blockade against Cuba under the pretext of the fight against terrorism, by calling for international unity against this scourge. In response to Prensa Latina, Zhao … Continue reading

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Havana urges Colombia to state its position on new US anti-Cuban action

Havana, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba urged Colombia this Monday to state its official position on the inclusion of Havana in the US list of countries that ‘do not fully cooperate’ in US anti-terrorism efforts. The statement issued by Cuba’s … Continue reading

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Cuban President condemns US terrorism and manipulation

Havana, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday condemned terrorism and political manipulation by the United States. Under the hashtags #SomosCuba and #SomosContinuidad, Diaz-Canel also rejected on Twitter ‘the US lie and falsehood.’ Earlier, Cuban Foreign Minister … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel denounces US silence after a month of embassy attack

Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel denounced this Saturday the silence of the United States government one month after the terrorist attack on the Cuban embassy in Washington D.C. The Cuban president shared on Twitter an article published … Continue reading

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Cuban medical brigade nominated for Nobel Prize in South Africa

Pretoria, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban international medical brigade specializing in disasters and serious epidemics ‘Henry Reeve’ deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, said the prominent politician Phatse Justice Piitso in South Africa. In a personal public letter, the current … Continue reading

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How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

With a government-run medical system, the island has contained the virus to a tiny fraction of the cases in the US. BY REESE ERLICH – MAY 28, 2020 48Hills-Independent San Francisco news and culture One morning along a street with cracked sidewalks … Continue reading

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Cuba ratifies support to WHO in the face of US criticism

Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez ratified this Saturday the full support to the World Health Organization (WHO) and its management in the confrontation with the Covid-19, in view of the criticism from the United States. … Continue reading

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US sanctions are hindering the distribution of Cuban drugs combating Covid-19

As biotechnology labs in Havana develop drugs to thwart the pandemic, the US blockade threatens further research and production. by Andy Robinson — Open Democracy 29 May 2020 “We joke in Cuba that if we discovered the remedy for the … Continue reading

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US courts dismiss US lawsuits against Cuba

Washington, May 28 (Prensa Latina) South Florida District Judge Robert N. Scola dismissed a lawsuit against Booking, Hotels, Expedia and Orbitz under Title III of the controversial Helms-Burton Act against Cuba, which is currently in force. Scola, who had definitely … Continue reading

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Cuba denounces negative effect of unilateral coercive measures

United Nations, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Unilateral coercive measures today have a serious humanitarian and socioeconomic effect on the countries that suffer them, and prevent the effective response of developing nations to the Covid-19, Cuba denounced at the UN. Cuba’s … Continue reading

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