Author Archives: Anthony Brenner

Voices from Cuba and the world pay homage to Fidel Castro

Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) International political personalities, diplomats and activists are taking part this Thursday in a web conference organized in the United States to honor the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on the 94th anniversary … Continue reading

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Cuba and the UN sign a cooperation agreement for 2020-2024

Havana, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United Nations today signed the UN Framework Cooperation Agreement for Sustainable Development for the period 2020-2024. The document was signed by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, and … Continue reading

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Minnesota lawmakers call for medical collaboration with Cuba

Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) A group of 11 State Senators and Representatives from Minnesota on Thursday hold their call to promote medical collaboration with Cuba in order to fight Covid-19. In a letter sent to Governor of Minnesota, Dem. … Continue reading

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USA suspends private charter flights to Cuba

Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday the suspension of private charter flights to Cuba, a measure that particularly affects families on both sides of the Strait. Pompeo, has recently increased his … Continue reading

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Venezuela Fights Malnutrition With 3,000 ‘Food Houses’

Around 1.7 million Venezuelans are working in the provision of essential services during the pandemic. August 12 (teleSUR) Over the last decade, Venezuela has reduced the malnutrition rate from 13.5 percent to 2.5 percent.  This achievement was possible thanks to the participation … Continue reading

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France rejects blockade on Cuba and its extraterritoriality

Paris, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The French government ratified the need that the United States ends its blockade against Cuba and condemned the extraterritorial siege, a position Senator Michelle Greaume disclosed on Wednesday. According to Greaume, who is also a … Continue reading

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Anti-apartheid fighter recalls Fidel Castro’s legacy

Pretoria, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) South Africa’s veteran anti-apartheid fighter Ronnie Kasrils on Wednesday highlighted the legacy of Fidel Castro for Southern Africa, on the occasion of the 94th anniversary of the leader of the Cuban revolution’s birth (August 13). … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Authorities Detect Illegal Plane In Airspace

According to protocols, military jets neutralized the privately-owned Hawker 800 plane. August 11 (teleSUR) Venezuela’s Aerospace Defense Command (CODAI) Tuesday detected an illegal airship crossing over the national territory without a flight plan and violating its sovereignty. The Bolivarian National … Continue reading

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Cuba is on track to a vaccine against Covid-19

Havana, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban biotechnologists are working today in the search for a specific medicine against the new coronavirus, based on previous experiences with other drugs. Some institutions such as the Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK), Vaccine Institution … Continue reading

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Diving stands out in Cuba’s wetland tourism product

Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Blessed by nature, this Cuban region, home to the best preserved wetland in the insular Caribbean, is an excellent place to practice ecotourism advancing today in the recreational option of scuba diving. … Continue reading