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Science confirms there can be no overconfidence in COVID-19 battle

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A few hours before Havana entered the first phase of recovery and the rest of Cuba, with the exception of Matanzas, entered the second phase, yesterday July 2, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez emphasized, “Science continues to confirm that there can be no overconfidence in the battle against COVID-19.” In another encouraging meeting at Revolution Palace with scientists and experts, which have become a regular point on the government’s agenda every Thursday.

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Centenary of a great poet: Eliseo Diego

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Eliseo DiegoJuly 2, 1920, was a great day for Cuba: one of the greatest poets in our history was born. Eliseo Diego was to have a peaceful childhood in his native Havana, and would grow up to become what he is, a key figure in Cuban letters, Latin American letters, and the Spanish language. He began his narrative work with En las oscuras manos del olvido (1942), when he was already a member of the famous staff at the magazine Orígenes.

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All of Cuba in recovery, defeating the pandemic

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As has been reported, given measures adopted and the efforts of our people, all the country’s provinces, except Havana, are currently in the first phase of the first stage of post-COVID-19 recovery. It must be said that we were always aware that Havana would be the most difficult and complex site in confronting the epidemic, given its characteristics as a national capital. The results of work carried out have allowed us to note progress made in the capital’s battle, over the last few days, to the point that.

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The world of two months ago has disappeared

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Journalist, writer and communications expert Ignacio Ramonet, has restricted his movement and is following strict social isolation measures, in Havana, although he is in excellent health. However, while apparently resting, he has created an essay that has already won accolades as a tool that can help us understand the circumstances and consequences of COVID-19 for humanity: Before the unknown… The pandemic and the world-system.”

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We are crushing the empire’s perverse efforts to discredit the exemplary solidarity of Cuban medical brigades

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As we have become accustomed, in recent days, we have the pleasure, the satisfaction of receiving another group of our valuable health workers, who are members of the Henry Reeve Brigade serving on different international cooperation medical missions, in solidarity, in the fight against the pandemic in other countries. Therefore, for you, as we did with the Lombardy Brigade, first of all, a warm embrace and welcome home on behalf of all our people.

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John Bolton’s wild pitch

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The first, a left-handed pitcher who is a major league baseball star, with three Cy Young awards ,the highest distinction for a pitcher, and seven consecutive appearances in All-Star Games. The other, a dominant center in U.S. professional basketball (NBA) for 19 seasons. They came to share their skills with Cubans, in an unprejudiced atmosphere, amid smiles and jokes like those O’Neal played.

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With fewer cases, more testing

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ith one case reported on June 29 and the closing of the local transmission event in the Havana municipality of La Lisa, Cuba is moving forward in controlling the COVID-19 epidemic. Despite the favorable numbers – only 39 active cases and 95% of patients recovered – Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, insisted on not letting down our guard and maintaining active monitoring in communities, which have had a positive impact on the pandemic’s evolution in Cuba.

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Writers and Artists Congress lives on

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June 30, 1961 is indelibly recorded in the history of Cuban culture as the day when Fidel delivered his indispensable Words to intellectuals. On that same date, in 2019, the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) Ninth Congress was being closed by a large group of Cuban writers and artists – elected by their colleagues across the country and, in an overwhelming majority, successors to those who participated in the historic meeting with the leader of the Revolution.

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Uncomfortable truths

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The protests that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, in the U.S. and other countries, have made visible a conflict that tends to go unnoticed: symbolic war. Demonstrators have furiously attacked enemies of bronze and marble, quiet and meek in appearance. “It is an uncomfortable truth that our nation and city owes much of its wealth to its role in the slave trade,” said London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan.

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COVID-19 statistics improving in Cuba, but without overconfidence

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One hundred and ten days after the first three positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Cuba, yesterday, June 29, the figures continued to be encouraging and testify to the work done to contain the epidemic. With eight new patients, ten medical discharges and no deaths the previous day, the positive trend continues. This was confirmed by Minister of Public Health José Angel Portal Miranda, in his update on the country’s epidemiological situation presented during the prevention and control.