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Anti-Cuban maneuver in the Organization of American States defeated

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Party Political Bureau member and Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla posted a tweet yesterday, July 28, noting the defeat of a U.S. sponsored anti-Cuban maneuver in the OAS, rejected by the majority of member countries. A call for a meeting made by the United States to the Organization of American States (OAS) to “analyze the situation in Cuba,” no doubt to justify interference, failed miserably due to the refusal of the majority of its member countries.

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Díaz-Canel: May unity, respect and love of life never be lacking among Cubans

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The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic yesterday called for the unity of Cubans and respect among Cubans, freeing ourselves of any feelings of hatred, while demanding compliance with the norms that guarantee social tranquility in our society. During a meeting of the COVID-19 prevention and control national task force yesterday afternoon, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, called for “the unity of Cubans, and respect among Cubans, freeing ourselves of any feelings of hatred, while demanding compliance with the norms that guarantee social tranquility in our society.”

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Isle of Youth vaccinated, hope grows on the big island

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The completion of the sanitary intervention here ,with Cuba’s Abdala candidate vaccine, qualifies as a milestone in the country’s battle against COVID-19, with the regimen of three doses administered to the Isle of Youth’s 50,503 inhabitants, 95.6% of the eligible population. Dr. Victor Doeste Hernandez, coordinator of the intervention, reported to Granma that this figure represents 77% of residents over 19 years of age and 60% of the total population on the Isle of Youth.

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The year we learned to look each other in the eye

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2020 was literally and metaphorically the year we learned to look into each other’s eyes. January began with the Matanzas triumph in the National Baseball Series . Nobody knew it, but it would be missing and missing time so that we can meet again, side by side and jumping with euphoria. And no one knew that the same do not yell at a stadium a Home Run to slam would give the world a lesson in humanism and solidarity.

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Cuban President: We believe in the possibility of a constructive bilateral relationship that respects differences

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Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on November 8 referred to the electoral result in the United States, where Democrat Joe Biden emerged victorious, after defeating Donald Trump. “We recognize that, in their presidential elections, the people of the United States have opted for a new direction. We believe in the possibility of a constructive bilateral relationship that respects differences,” the Cuban leader wrote on Twitter.

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Cuba presents another COVID-19 candidate vaccine

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Biotechnology made in Cuba shows its strengths once again. The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) has submitted the technical file of their first vaccine candidate against COVID-19 to the State Center for the Control of Medicines, Medical Equipment and Devices (CECMED).

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U.S. government sanctions against Fincimex hurt the Cuban people

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The inclusion of Fincimex on the U.S. State Department’s list of restricted Cuban entities last June, as well as the Treasury Department’s modifications to regulations for the control of Cuban assets announced on Friday, October 23, will prevent remittances to Cuba through U.S. companies with general licenses, directly harming the Cuban people and their relatives in the United States.

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Ten-point summary to understand the brutal tightening of the blockade against Cuba

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Cuban report to the United Nations indicates that damages caused by this aggressive policy exceeded five billion dollars, between April 2019 and March 2020. Our economy destroyed and our people divided. This is the objective of the U.S. government, which went to great lengths in 2019 and 2020 to exhaust and besiege Cuba.

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The best way to protect children from COVID-19 is to avoid exposing them to infection

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Although children have clearly demonstrated just how responsible and disciplined they can be – on occasion even more so than the adults around them – they are not capable of assimilating the magnitude of the risks created by the presence of COVID-19 in our country. This, of course, means that their safety, and specifically their health.

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Varadero ready to awake


The renowned Matanzas beach resort, intent upon being the world’s most beautiful beach, and better equipped to welcome visitors when tourism is definitively re-opened. Those who are able to return, surely in short order, will be amazed by the novelties and how much Cuba’s principal sun and sand destination has changed.