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Cuban drug approved to treat COVID-19 in India

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India’s Drug Regulatory Authority has approved exceptional use of the Cuban drug Itolizumab to treat severe patients with COVID-19, reported Eduardo Ojito Magaz, director of Cuba’s Molecular Immunology Center (CIM), on Twitter. Winner of a National Prize from the Cuban Academy of Sciences in 2014, this humanized monoclonal antibody has been part of the medical care protocol for COVID-19 in Cuba since April.

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Trump in Florida: Hate for votes

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Donald Trump is never subtle. The President, who has come to personify arrogance, recently visited the state of Florida. He is on the hunt for votes. And when Trump hunts, no coronavirus or any other humanitarian disaster gets in the way. The only thing on his agenda on this trip was getting re-elected. Florida, the apple of every candidate’s eye, once again served as an opportunity to trade hatred for votes.

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Rigorous work must continue in COVID-19 recovery period

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Cuba awoke yesterday, July 20, with the news that many of us have waited four months to hear. Of the 2,914 PCR test samples processed the previous day, none were positive for SARS-COV-2, while no patients in serious or critical condition were reported, nor a single death. Within this encouraging context, most of the country’s territories – except Havana and Mayabeque – began the transition to the third phase of the first stage of recovery.

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Carlos Acosta zum Mitglied des Board of Governors der Royal Ballet School ernannt

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er berühmte kubanische Tänzer, Choreograf und Direktor Carlos Acosta wurde kürzlich zum Mitglied des Board of Governors der Royal Ballet School ernannt, was eine weitere Auszeichnung in seiner bereits langen Liste internationaler Anerkennungen und Leistungen darstellt.

Acosta, der im Januar die Leitung des Birmingham Royal Ballet übernahm

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Abschied von Dany

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Der Tod des beliebten Sängers Daniel Alejandro (Dany) Muñoz Borrego um 09:05 Uhr am Samstag dem 18.Juli hat das kubanische Volk und seine Anhänger schwer getroffen. Sein Tod ist nicht nur ein Verlust für seine Angehörigen und Freunde, sondern auch für viele andere Künstler, mit denen er die Bühne geteilt hatte und für viele Bewunderer seines musikalischen Werks.

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel salute Nicaragua on the 41st anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution

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The first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro, and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday July 19, saluted the 41st anniversary of the Sandinista Popular Revolution’s victory in Nicaragua. In a letter addressed to President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, the two leaders congratulated the sister Central American country.

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Santiago, for all of Cuba

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Santiago, your history has earned you the title of heroic, and no word defines you better. You know well what it took to raise the Revolution from its foundations. Many days, you wore red and your exceptional children became the upholders of Martí’s ideals. You wept for those who gave their lives to the cause, you understood their hatred for the murderers who sought to dash their dreams, and never gave in. You were, are, and will be the fertile land where seeds of a better future grow.

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First 500 Cuban-made ventilators coming soon

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By October, the national health system should have on hand the first 500 ventilators built In Cuba, reported Dr. Mitchell Valdés Sosa, director of the Cuban Neuroscience Center (CNEURO), affiliated with the BioCubaFarma enterprise group. This figure includes 250 machines described as invasive, that is, the patient must be physically connected via intubation. These are used primarily in intensive care units to aid patients in serious and critical condition.

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Trump takes hostility toward Cuba to new heights

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Washington’s current foreign policy toward Cuba – featuring the vile imperial obsession of destroying the Revolution, following a script of more than six decades of aggressions and failures – is part of the reactionary global projection of a government that the U.S. press itself describes as desperate and inept, with a cornered, defensive leader, prone to self-destructive behavior.

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Another Helms-Burton lawsuit fails

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Miami federal judge James Lawrence King has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Florida citizen, under Title III of the illegal Helms-Burton Act, against Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise operator which includes Cuba among its destinations. The dismissed case, one of the first filed based on the infamous Helms-Burton Act, was initiated by Javier Garcia Bengochea last year in the South Florida U.S. District Court and sought compensation on the grounds that the plaintiff had commercial property rights