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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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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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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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Russian vaccine to fight Covid-19 could be produced in Cuba

Moscow, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia could coordinate the production in Cuba for November of its vaccine to fight the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, causing the Covid-19 pandemic, Kirill Dmitriev, Director General of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RFPI), said on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Chilean people support Nobel Prize for Cuban doctors

Santiago de Chile, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Chilean people, from the most diverse sectors, are joining today in support of the international call for the Nobel Peace Prize to the ¨Henry Reeve¨ Cuban medical brigade. Abelardo Castro Hidalgo, ex-president of … Continue reading

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Love and solidarity mark aid sending to Cuba from Netherlands

Amsterdam, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cubans in the Netherlands (ACH) completed this month filling a container with medical aid for the island, an initiative marked by love and solidarity, Francisco Manuel Freyre, one of its organizers, said … Continue reading

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Cuba Receives Group of Doctors Who Faced COVID-19 in Kuwait

Kuwait has so far registered 71,199 COVID-19 cases, while the death toll stands at 474. August 9 (teleSUR) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel Saturday welcomed back the Cuban medical brigade that support Kuwait’s fight against COVID-19. “Welcome to your homeland, doctors,” Diaz-Canel tweeted after the plane landed at Jose Marti International … Continue reading

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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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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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