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The pandemic has not undermined Cuba’s commitment to workers

CUba Trabajadores

When Cuba’s President attends the World Leaders’ Summit of the International Labor Organization, July 7, he will discuss the 36 government measures taken to address labor, wages and social security during the epidemic. If there is one thing that allows Cubans to hold our heads high in any international forum addressing the problems of our peoples.

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Morality as our banner

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Once again, an attempt was made to manipulate the issue of human rights to discredit Cuba, following the same dishonest, 60-year-old prefabricated script. The double standards, political manipulation and selectivity in addressing the issue were deployed unsuccessfully, in an effort to overshadow our achievements before the world. The stage on this occasion was the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Thirty years ago, the São Paulo Forum gave the left heart

FORO SAO AULO

Thirty years ago, on the initiative of Fidel Castro, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the Brazilian Workers’ Party, in an adverse context for the left around the world, when many believed that socialism was a dead-end and neoliberalism was advancing, the Encounter of Latin America and the Caribbean Political Parties and Movements, renamed the São Paulo Forum a year later, was held in São Paulo, July 2-4, 1990.

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Statement by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, upon decorating Juan Miguel González with the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Order

Fidel y eLIAN

Five days earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had received his letter from November 27 requesting that it undertake the necessary procedures before the U.S. authorities for the return of his son Elián, a survivor of the wreckage of a makeshift boat that had illegally left from Cuba. The following day, the boy’s maternal grandmother made the same request in another letter.

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

Cuba reunionm Canel Covid

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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The world of two months ago has disappeared

Ramonet

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

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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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.

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Regional economy faces pandemic’s impact

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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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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.