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BioFarma Innovations, a new joint enterprise created by BioCubaFarma and SG Innovations Limited

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The new partnership aims to provide broader access to BioCubaFarma’s patent-protected portfolio of biopharmaceutical products, developed by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in Cuba. Cuba’s BioCubaFarma Enterprise Group and the British company SG Innovations Limited has announced the creation of a new company, BioFarma Innovations focused on accelerating the development of new medications and their distribution in Europe and the British Commonwealth.

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Eusebio Leal Spengler has died: Forever yours, dear Historian

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This Friday morning, Eusebio Leal Spengler died, following a long, painful illness.Over the next few hours our people will be informed of planned funeral ceremonies. In accordance with his family’s wishes, Leal’s ashes will be preserved, and once the COVID-19 epidemic is under control, in just recognition of his enduring work, our people will be able to pay their respects at the Capitol in Havana.

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Our martyrs: Neither forgotten, or dead

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Yesterday, Martyrs of the Revolution Day, Cuban President Díaz-Canel tweeted a heartfelt message: “July 30, a sad day in the memory of Cuba. Frank País and Raúl Pujol were murdered in Santiago de Cuba. The rebellious city wears the 26th and sings the Bayamo anthem. Today is Martyrs’ Day. Glory to those who had only their young, promising lives, and gave them for the homeland”

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Díaz-Canel: You took the light of hope, affection and solidarity on these missions

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“…You took the light of hope, affection and solidarity on these missions,” stated the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, addressing health professionals who, as part of the Henry Reeve Contingent, joined the COVID-19 battle in the Italian city of Turin and in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, during a meeting July 29, held at the La Pradera International Health Center to welcome them home, in which Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz also participated, among other national authorities.

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Anti-imperialist unity is the tactic and strategy of victory

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Remarks by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, via videoconference, at the Meeting of Leaders, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Sao Paulo Forum’s founding, July 28, 2020, Year 62 of the Revolution. “Brothers and sisters of the political forces following this videoconference with interest.

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Senator Iván Cepeda discusses the peace process in Colombia

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For more than 20 years, he has devoted his efforts to the defense of human rights and the search for peace in Colombia. It has not been an easy road. His work to win justice for victims in his nation have cost him threats on his life, several years in exile and unending political persecution. Iván Cepeda Castro is a man of principle who has dreams and takes action for the good of his country, as a citizen and a political leader.

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The Moncada illuminates Cuba’s future

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On the 67th anniversary of the Moncada assault, the Cuban Revolution is full of strength and renewed energy, in a year of trials and tension, to which the pandemic – from which we are recovering – added extraordinary challenges. Our firm will to triumph, has allowed us to reach this date with pride and optimism, which we will celebrate with the required precaution given the health situation.

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Cuba and the complex relationship between the individual and the collective

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Just recently, the 59th anniversary of Fidel’s quintessential words to Cuban intellectuals was commemorated. One passage in the speech is particularly noteworthy. Fidel said, and I quote: “The Revolution… must act in such a way that the entire gamut of artists and intellectuals who are not genuinely revolutionary, find that within the Revolution they have an arena in which to work and to create; and that their creative spirit.

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Cuba makes its La Paz clinic available to the Bolivian people

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uba makes the clinic available to the Bolivian people, denouncing its usurpation by the coup government and demanding immediate respect for its rights as the legitimate owner of the building via diplomatic notes No. 1079/20, from the Republic of Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Relations, April 13, 2020; and No. 26/20, dated June 18, 2020, from the Cuban embassy in La Paz, respectively, to which no response has been received.

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Another Moncada, everyday, urgent, necessary

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The dawn is coming; a new assault is approaching: daily life on the island presents 1001 assaults; 1001 Moncadas. It all began one Sunday – July 26 – in Santiago; an assault on the garrison where “powerful dominant forces” were sleeping, and were surprised by Cuba. That day of that year, the fight began. It was “the first assault on one of the many fortresses that were to be taken. As the young lawyer who led the rebellion said. Inexperience, ignorance, underdevelopment, lack of resources, were all “Moncadas to be taken.