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Diaz-Canel highlights the economic potential of Cuba’s municipality


The First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Miguel Diaz-Canel, on Friday highlighted the potential of the special municipality Isla de la Juventud to boost the economic transformation that the country needs. During an exchange with local leaders of the political grouping and mass organizations, as part of the process of continuity of the 8th Congress of the PCC, the also Cuba’s president called to move forward with their own efforts and talents, according to a television report.

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Masks and swabs made in Cuba

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Young faces can be seen behind the protective shields and face masks of workers also wearing gloves, white or blue gowns and cloth booties. The hygiene protocol is strict, because they are watching over the humming automatic equipment that produces 40 face masks a minute. Between 14,000 and 16,000 of these items are produced here every day.

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Diaz-Canel praises pediatric clinical trials against Covid-19 in Cuba

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday described as transcendental the approval by health authorities of the start of the anti-Covid-19 clinical trials in pediatric people, using the vaccine candidates from the Caribbean island. The proven safety of Soberana02 and SoberanaPlus has made it possible to take this step, among the first in the world, said the president on his Twitter account, where he thanked Cuban scientists for this achievement.

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Díaz-Canel receives Argentine Minister of Health

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First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on the morning of May 29, received Dr. Carla Vizzotti, Minister of Health of the Republic of Argentina. Dr. Vizzotti, accompanied by Cecilia Nicolini, special advisor to the Argentine Presidency, made a working visit to our country.

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We must maintain the Party’s authority based on the prestige we earn with our work

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The essential point emphasized at meetings of the Party Central Committee Secretariat, led by First Secretary Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Roberto Morales Ojeda, secretary of Organization and Cadre Policy, with leaders in the provinces of Pinar del Río and Artemisa, was that the guidelines, ideas, concepts and agreements of the Communist Party of Cuba 8th Congress must be incorporated into regular work at all levels, as will be discussed in meeting of this type across the country.

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With Abdala, Cuba takes another step toward broad scale vaccination

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Party First Secretary and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez highlighted the completed administration of a third and final dose of candidate vaccine Abdala (CIGB-66), as part of phase III clinical trials in Santiago de Cuba, Guantánamo and Bayamo, which began March 22.

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Havana clinics prepare for mass vaccination against COVID-19

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Although health authorities have yet to set the starting date for mass vaccination against COVID-19 in Cuba, authorities in Havana are working at an accelerated pace to prepare clinical sites that will undertake the important, complex task. According to the digital version of the weekly Tribuna de La Habana, next Saturday, April 24, both the logistic and human resources to guarantee the quality of the process should be defined, including the selected medical offices and polyclinics.

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Cuba’s humanism expands around the world in the dedication of our doctors

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The help of only five Cuban health care professionals was no small thing for the British island of Anguilla, where they contributed to the battle against COVID-19. The group returned home yesterday, having done their job, leaving the incidence and mortality rates at zero.

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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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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.