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

Regreso medicos Canel

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

besibol Bolton

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

Cuba c ovid reunion

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

pedro hoz

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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COVID-19 statistics improving in Cuba, but without overconfidence

cubacovid consejo ministros

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.

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Regional economy faces pandemic’s impact

mapa alba

Member states of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) approved an Economic Contingency Plan to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact, following the 20th Political Council meeting and the 10th Economic Council of the regional bloc in virtual format. The strategy for recovery from the effects of sars-cov-2 is designed to promote a new model of socio-economic development.

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University in the fields

Univertsituy field

Cuba’s battle against COVID-19, and the positive results achieved, have allowed us to understand the value of science in the solution of the country’s main problems, and that the role universities must play, an experience that can and must be extended to other arenas, among them food production, the nation’s number one priority at this time. President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez announced in June that a first meeting will be held with the entire science and innovation system involved in this issue.

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Díaz-Canel: We have the work of the Revolution ahead of us and we must defend it with passion

Cuba covid reunio diaz canel

In the exchange with members of the Council of Ministers, Díaz-Canel referred to “the subversive offensive in social media, which is extremely aggressive, since they are bothered by what we have achieved, that amidst all this, we are moving forward.” Every day, Diaz-Canel said, a vast number of outrageous lies, speculations, and exaggerations are spread, which we must expose and denounce.

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The role of the Cuban government was extraordinarily important

Humberto La Calle

Humberto de La Calle’s life is inextricably linked to the most recent history of politics in the Republic of Colombia. Important moments in the carreer of this lawyer, professor and diplomat include his performance as a minister during César Gaviria’s administration, representing the executive branch before the National Constituent Assembly in 1991; as Vice President of the Republic during the government of Ernesto Samper.

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President Díaz-Canel sends letter to UN Secretary-General

Naciones Unidas

Seventy-five years after the member states of this organization signed the United Nations Charter, strict adherence to its purposes and principles, to international law and the preservation of multilateralism are more important than ever. “The moment and common sense demand that the international community set aside political differences and seek joint solutions to global problems through international cooperation”