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Thirty-five COVID-19 landmarks in Cuba

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Between March 11, 2020 and the same day in 2021, so many events have transpired – so many unprecedented – that what we have experienced is beyond the capacity of these newspaper pages. But we are alive, and confident that the day will come when there will be no deaths, no one in serious condition, no one infected. Hope lies in massive immunization of the population and in the power of solidarity, thus we propose a summary of what has happened in Cuba as this period draws to a close.

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New US Government and old blockade against Cuba


President Joe Biden is taking his first steps in office, while Cuba is still under the harmful effects of a long-standing blockade. It is stated in a report that Cuba will submit in May to the United Nations General Assembly about the impact of the economic, financial and commercial blockade in force over the last six decades. It will be another exercise at the General Assembly against a practice that has been rejected repeatedly by the international community.

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel calls on Cubans to read

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday calls on Cubans to read, so efforts are being made in times of pandemic by writers and other professionals. The call was made at a meeting to follow up on the agreements reached at the 9th Congress of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Diaz-Canel urged to read more and write better to create better citizens, the official website of the Presidency of the Republic and national television reported on Monday.

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One year later, we are still alive and intent on winning


“Be strong, Cuba, we will live and we will win.” These were the words of President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on March 20, 2020. Only nine days had passed since the diagnosis in Cuba of the first cases of COVID-19, but, knowing the strengths of our people, the constancy and resistance that are traditions on this island, there was no doubt about our ability to face the immense challenge that the pandemic would bring.

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Cuba and Venezuela sign bilateral agricultural agreement

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The accord was signed during the 21st session of the intergovernmental commission in charge of the Cuba-Venezuela Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement, chaired by Cuban Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz and the Bolivarian Republic’s Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez Gómez, who reviewed the challenges facing collaboration in 2021 and progress made on current projects, marked by an adverse political situation and the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Simply Cuba

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Just a little more than two months after the coronavirus pandemic became part of the planet’s history, Cuba had not yet registered a single case. Now, exactly one year following the appearance of the first patients within our national territory, we have not had a day’s rest in the battle against COVID-19. From the first world we received terrifying images: hospitals and morgues overwhelmed; desolate testimonies, pain, covered faces, no kisses, no embraces, physical distancing.

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Cuba’s greatness in the name of a woman

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A symbol of the struggles of Cuban women for their full emancipation, heroine of the underground and guerrilla struggle, Vilma Espín Guillois, was honored by her nation, this March 8, before the monumental boulder where her ashes rest. Segundo Frente, Santiago de Cuba.– A symbol of the struggles of Cuban women for their full emancipation, heroine of the underground and guerrilla struggle, Vilma Espín Guillois, was honored, this March 8.

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Trigger words and the duty of revolutionaries in the Internet era

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Anti-communist propaganda based on manipulating terms like “democracy,” “human rights” and “freedom” has expanded its repertory with certain expressions about Cuba based on a fabricated image, which are strewn across on the Internet as common knowledge. In Biology class, I don’t remember if it was in middle or high school, we learned about conditioned reflexes based on the work of the Russian scientist and Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, Ivan Pavlov.

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Women extol Cuban scientific achievement in Venezuela


Dr. Yailin Rios praised today the development of Cuban science seen through the application of the medicine Heberprot-P in patients with diabetic foot ulcers in Venezuela. According to Rios, who is a specialist in angiology and vascular surgery, the possibility of benefiting the Venezuelans with one of the flagship medicines of the Cuban biotechnology.

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Cuban agriculture seeks greater hydraulic exploitation


Cuba seeks to increase the exploitation of hydraulic infrastructure by using efficient irrigation techniques, the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) announced on Monday. A report from that entity also states, as part of the tasks related to that objective, ensuring the training and assignment of the technical personnel to attend the mechanization.