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Chapeando: Red Florida


I like nothing less than starting our podcast with what is happening across the street, but today everything revolves around something that cannot be underestimated due to the weight it has in international politics. And by the sign it bears. We are talking, of course, about the mid-term elections, held this Tuesday in the United States, to elect 36 governors and renew the House and a third of the Senate. At the level of the Union, the red tide so announced by the Republicans, which did take place in nearby Florida, the base of the political forces that support the Cuban counterrevolutionary industry, remained wishful thinking.

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Republicans ask Trump to postpone the launch of his candidacy until 2024


After the bluff of the expected “red tide”, due to the color with which the Republican Party is assigned, Trump ran into the first limits. Tuesday’s disappointing results for the GOP raised questions about Trump’s appeal and the future of a party that fully supported him. In this way, Trump seems to have found a brake on his future plans, when the elections have also given a new impetus to his main rival within the party, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

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Cuba, invincible in the Baseball 5 World Cup


The Cuban team has overwhelmed its rivals in the first Baseball5 World Cup, which is being held in the Zócalo, Mexico City, and is emerging as the favorite. On Wednesday morning they defeated Hong Kong twice, with scores of 12-3 and 10-0 (knockout). They also had no mercy in the two games against the locals. That night they were awarded the first super knockout of the championship (21-0) and, later, the second knockout of the date (10-0). The Cuba team produced 53 runs on Wednesday.

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Integration to achieve a better use of our resources


The need to act against the decline of natural resources and stop the impact of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere by promoting innovative practices in the country, was the main issue evaluated during the most recent meeting of the National Innovation Council, held in the Palace of the Revolution. Led by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and with the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Inés María Chapman, the exchange of academics, scientists, experts and managers this time went through the analysis of how much we could do to promote the concept of circular economy.

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Nicole made landfall in Florida as a Category 1 hurricane


In the early hours of this Thursday, Hurricane Nicole made landfall south of Vero Beach, about 200 km from Miami, Florida, as a category 1, with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h. However, it has weakened to a tropical storm as it moves toward east-central Florida in the morning, according to the US National Hurricane Center. Nicole became the latest hurricane to hit Florida’s Atlantic coast in a calendar year, breaking the November 4 record set by Hurricane Yankee in 1935.

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Inauguration in Havana of the sixth International Cooperation Conference of the Association of Caribbean States


This Thursday the sixth International Cooperation Conference of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was inaugurated in Havana, whose main objective is to discuss transformation and innovation in the Caribbean region. In the inaugural session were the Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; the president of the Council of Ministers of the ACS, Mario Adolfo Búcaro; the general secretary of the organization, Rodolfo Sabonge, as well as foreign ministers and ministers of the region.

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Díaz-Canel spoke with the president-elect of Brazil: Always count on Cuba


“Last night, with the emotion of victory, I spoke with Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. I sent him hugs from Raúl, from the Cuban people and government, and told him: ‘Your victory belongs to Brazil and Latin America and the Caribbean, to integration and peace. Always count on Cuba,’” President Miguel Díaz-Canel wrote on his Twitter account. After enduring lawfare, jail and persecution, Lula da Silva was once again elected president in Brazil. He won this Sunday in the ballot, of the presidential elections, by obtaining 50.90% of the votes.

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New air alerts sound throughout Ukraine


Air alerts have been activated this Tuesday morning in the Ukrainian capital and later throughout the country. It is the second day of this week that begins with an air alert throughout the Ukrainian territory. This Monday, in various regions of the country, a series of attacks against critical and energy infrastructure were recorded. Russian missiles have hit a power plant near Svetlovodsk, according to authorities in the Krivoy Rog region, while the hydroelectric power plant in the city of Novodnestrovsk has also been hit.

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North American scientists highlighted the capacity of the Cuban anti-Covid-19 model in emergencies

Scientists from the United States today praised Cuba’s ability to develop and vaccinate its population with its own anti-Covid-19 products, a model they suggest following to deal with global health emergencies. In a report published on the site, a city-based specialized in bringing science to development through news and analysis, the authors highlight how this strategy of vaccination with safe and effective immunogens could face situations of this type in environments with resource-poor, low-income countries, and in the developing world.

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Cuba ready to celebrate Havana International Fair 2022


To date, some 60 countries will be present at the 38th edition of the Havana International Fair (Fihav), the head of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, Rodrigo Malmierca, highlighted today. Malmierca highlighted that the event, to be held from November 14 to 18 at the Expocuba fairgrounds, will be attended by top-level delegations chaired by ministers and high-ranking government officials. Similarly, the headline highlighted the presence of representatives of some 30 chambers of commerce of nations with which Cuba.