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Cuban baseball to participate in Caribbean Cup

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The Cuban Baseball Federation has expressed interest in participating in the third edition of the Caribbean Baseball Cup, to be held in Curaçao next April. Higinio Vélez, head of the organization, told Jit that the tournament will include teams from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Panama, Peru, Chile and Aruba. Ernesto Reinoso, national baseball Commissioner, reported that the Cuban team will include members of the pre-selection group to be designated with semifinals currently underway.

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Cuban Foreign Minister: “Globalize solidarity and cooperation”

Bruno ALBA

During the March 1 meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America’s Political Council, Bruno Rodríguez called for the defense of peace and implementation of integrated policies in the region with human needs as the priority. Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, called for the defense of the right to peace and implementation of integrated policies in the region, with human needs as the priority, rather than economic gain or dubious political advantages, during his remarks, March 1, at the XXI Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance.

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Soberana 02, the first Latin American vaccine in phase III trials

Soberana

The Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (Cecmed) has authorized the initiation of phase III clinical trials of the Soberana 02 candidate vaccine, after a rigorous analysis of the documentation submitted by the Finlay Vaccine Institute on findings gathered thus far. President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez yesterday also posted a tweet noting that phase III clinical trials were at hand for Soberana 02 and Abdala, in Havana, Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo, with more than 85,000 volunteers.

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Soberana 02, a primeira vacina latino-americana a avançar para a fase III

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O Centro de Controle Estatal de Medicamentos, Equipamentos e Dispositivos Médicos (Cecmed), autorizou o início da fase III dos testes clínicos da vacina candidata Soberana 02, após rigorosa análise da documentação apresentada pelo Instituto Finlay de Vacinas. Anteriormente, o presidente da República de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, publicou na quarta-feira, 3 de março, em sua conta no Twitter.

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Pérez Ureta, goodbye to a master

Raulito

The first cinematographer in Cuba to win the National Film Award is the architect, in images, of a good number of Cuban films that remain forever in the imagination of viewers. Starting from scratch, film after film, Raúl Pérez Ureta got better, working to become an essential director of photography, to whose death, at 79 years of age, we can only respond by putting a hand to the chest and taking a long bow.

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Cuba fights a necessary war every day to defend our sovereignty

Cuba pueblo artistas

February 24 did not acquire its relevance in the annals of history solely as the day the Mambises returned to the battlefield, but as a result of lessons learned in the process, especially the need for unity. Necessary, nothing more, because no other descriptor was needed. There was no need for any other adjective, no need to use any other word. This word was more than enough. Because what is necessary is what cannot be postponed, that which is crucial, unavoidable.

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The other victory

Fidel artistas

Fidel’s “Words to the intellectuals” in 1961 forged consensus among the country’s artists and intellectuals, another great victory against internal enemies, sectarianism, intolerance and dogmatism. I admire the consistency between Fidel’s words, his actions and the subsequent work of the Revolution – the possibilities Cuba has created for the development of artists and intellectuals.

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The blockade of Cuba does not express the will of the U.S. people

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Evidence abounds that the hostile blockade policy imposed by the U.S. government on Cuba, almost immediately after the triumph of the Revolution, does not reflect the sentiment or will of the majority of the population in that country. This was has been confirmed by local authorities in almost twenty U.S. cities. The most recent call for the normalization of relations between the two nations took place when the Chicago City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution calling on the U.S. government to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba.

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New Constitution defended by the majority

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Two years ago, Cuba gave itself a new Magna Carta, reflecting of all our achievements and more than of a few aspirations, when a new Constitution, was approved in a popular referendum by the majority of Cubans on February 24, 2019, consolidating all that has been achieved and more of what is longed for.

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Cuba guarantees care for patients recovering from COVID-19

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Cuba’s public health system has developed an action protocol for treatment of recuperating COVID-19 patients, designed to ensure follow-up assistance from medical institutions for all who have recovered from the disease, during the first year after being discharged from the hospital.