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Cuba will accept and assist travelers on British cruise ship MS Braemar


On March 13, the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland requested that Cuban authorities allow the Fred Olsen cruise line’s MS Braemar to dock in a Cuban port with a small number of travelers with the new coronavirus (SARS CoV 2/Covid-19), and assist in their repatriation by air. In conjunction with British authorities, arrangements have been made, once the travelers arrive, for their safe and immediate return to the United Kingdom on charter flights.

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Diaz-Canel calls for intensifying measures to confront Covid-19, and continuing work with the population

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez called for continuing to work with the population and intensify measures the country is taking to confront Covid-19, now that the Ministry of Public Health has confirmed its presence on the island. Leading a meeting to review implementation of the Plan for the Prevention and Control of the disease, which is present in 111 countries, the President directed authorities to increase monitoring, thoroughly investigate suspected and confirmed cases.

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Facing the cultural war with intelligence, honesty and courage

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic, attested to the strength that being supported by culture means for the Cuban Revolution, and the joy felt upon feeling it in song, sketches, photography and films with our very own poetics, during the Ministry of Culture’s 2019 annual review, held in the theater at the Museum of Fine Arts’ Cuban Art building, March 10. He called for efforts to combat the philosophical war being waged against Cuba using our culture, our history and our values, “with intelligence, honesty and courage.”

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Contacts of Italian tourists with Covid-19 are asymptomatic and quarantined

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All have been placed under clinical and epidemiological observation to determine their condition if symptoms should appear. If any suspicious symptoms are noted over the next few days, testing of nasopharyngeal swab samples will be conducted and if confirmed as positive for the coronavirus, patients will be transferred to the Villa Clara Military Hospital, as established in the Plan for the Prevention and Control of Covid-19. With the three Italian tourists in Trinidad confirmed as the first cases of Covid-19 in Cuba.

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Three tourists visiting Cuba test positive for new coronavirus

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Our country has been preparing to face the pandemic caused by the appearance of a new coronavirus, which has impacted more than a hundred countries, to date, causing a significant number of cases of illness and deaths. As a result of the implementation of the National Plan for the Prevention and Control of the disease, and intensive monitoring of respiratory syndromes, suspicious cases have been identified and patients admitted to hospitals.

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Operation Condor: The CIA is not innocent


Over the years, the CIA has spied on the diplomatic and military communications of hundreds of nations by using encryption machines from a Swiss company owned by the CIA and Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BND), as revealed by the National Security Archive, an independent research center.Both the Washington Post and the German public-service television broadcaster (ZDF) have recently published this investigation.

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No Covid-19 in Cuba yet, as preventative measures and preparation continue

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The effectiveness of measures Cuba has taken for the prevention and control of Covid-19 was recognized yesterday in a meeting with the highest authorities of all the country’s provinces and the special municipality Isle of Youth, led by the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, and Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa. According to Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal Miranda, the island continues to have no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus that has already affected 104 nations.

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This battle will be won with the efforts of all

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Appearing last night on Cuban television, Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz offered a full explanation of Cuba’s strategy for prevention and control of the new coronavirus, Covid-19, beginning by emphasizing the importance of the country’s multi-sectoral, well-organized national public health system, which allows for a fully coordinated response. Our people is hardworking, disciplined, and indomitable, evident everyday in our resistance to the great challenges and criminal aggression of the U.S. government.

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Cuba advances in implementation of prevention plan

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“This is not a plan of slogans, this is a realistic plan, to be executed with absolute precision,” said the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, leading the third regional meeting to follow up on Covid-19 prevention and control plans, held in this eastern city, with public health, Party and government authorities in attendance, from the provinces of Holguín, Camagüey, Las Tunas, Granma, Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo.

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José Martí International Airport with a new look

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Havana’s José Martí International Airport Terminal-3 has a new look, since conducting an investment process in 2019 to improve services provided at the country’s principal airport. This effort also addresses the absurd U.S. government decision to eliminate flights to other provinces from that country, in an attempt to not only damage the country’s economy, but also create discontent among visitors by overcrowding services offered in Havana.