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President Diaz-Canel says Cuban doctors dismantle US campaigns


President Miguel Diaz-Canel stressed on Saturday that the work of Cuban internationalist doctors dismantles the smear campaigns promoted by the United States. During a virtual meeting with members of the Henry Reeve Contingent who returned home recently, the president described Washington’s efforts to denigrate Cuba’s health collaboration as deceitful, slanderous and threatening. He also highlighted the important work of solidarity and cooperation that the Cuban brigades do in other parts of the world, on the basis of the principles of the Cuban Revolution.

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Diaz-Canel meets with Cuban doctors who returned home

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Saturday with members of the Henry Reeve Brigade who were fighting Covid-19 in Peru, Qatar, Kuwait, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Guinea Bissau. In a teleconference, the president listened to the experiences of those professionals in the countries where they worked, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported on its Twitter account. According to the information, the head of State repeated his welcome to the Homeland and talked with them as part of a regular practice by the president, after the health professionals return home.

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Cuban science offers another sovereign response to the blockade and COVID-19

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Given the appearance on the island of the first cases of COVID-19 in the month of March last year, the Cuban government attempted to purchase ventilators from the Swiss companies IMT Medial AG and Acutronic, as part of plans adopted to guarantee the resources needed to confront the epidemic.
But when these suppliers were acquired by the U.S. company Vyaire Medical Inc. both firms cancelled their commercial relations with Cuba, submitting to the provisions of the criminal economic blockade imposed by the United States on our country six decades ago.

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Good news from Cuban science

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The President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, again met with scientists and experts who, for more than ten months, have contributed to the COVID-19 battle in Cuba. Yesterday, January 13, they presented recent results which included an update on the development of a diagnostic based on magnetic extraction of virus RNA using nanotechnology. According to Dr. Angelina Díaz García, director of the Center for Advanced Studies, the development involves the laboratory reagent that allows for extracting the genetic material, which is an essential step in PCR testing for COVID-19.

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Cuba has confidence in its universities

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President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez visited the José Antonio Echeverría Technological University in Havana (CUAJE) yesterday, and while interacting with students and professors commented, “Your experience … is like the “magical realism” of Carpentier, which seems so common to us that we can overlook the greatness of what we do every day. Just enduring the blockade every day… is huge. We need to share these things… position them on media networks; make them visible.”

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President Diaz-Canel receives credentials from new ambassadors

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, accompanied by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, yesterday received in a solemn ceremony, from new ambassadors of the Republic of Haiti; of the Kingdom of Spain; of the Republic of Benin; of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau; H.E. Mr. Shibru Mamo Kedida, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; H.E. Ms. Nana Yuliana, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia; and H.E. Mr. Mahamadou Diagouraga, Ambassador of the Republic of Mali.

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President Díaz-Canel attends anniversary celebration at Siboney International Clinic

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President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez attended the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the Siboney International Clinic, an institution specializing in aesthetic medicine and quality of life, helping to make Cuba a safe destination for those who visit us and, at the same time, contributing to the economy and the sustainability of our free, universal National Public Health System. After touring several departments – where patients from the diplomatic corps accredited in Cuba, the Mariel Special Development Zone.

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2020: Year of the Cuban government, of science and the people

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If at the end of 2019 a list of challenges to be faced in 2020 had been made, it would not be easy to conduct an accounting of how we had done, since Cuba does not establish ten-point agendas, but rather hundreds of objectives, on all fronts. And this was the year of obstacles. The speech President Miguel Díaz-Canel presented to the National Assembly of People’s Power, as 2019 drew to a close, identified several priorities that any citizen can use to determine to what extent projected goals were met, during the 365 days of 2020.

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We are Cuba Viva, the country that resists and triumphs

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Speech by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba during the closure of the Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power’s Sixth Ordinary Period of Sessions, at the Convention Center, December 17, 2020, Year 62 of the Revolution. A year ago, from this same podium, we said: They threw us to our death and we are alive! We imagined, at the time, that nothing could be worse than that escalation of measures to tighten the imperialist blockade and attack the sources of our energy supply.

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ALBA-TCP, world champion of the just causes, dignity and the right to life

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With these convinced words of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, the President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-CanelBermúdez greeted the 16th anniversary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the America- People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), in his intervention at the 18th Summit of this organization held online.