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The streets of Cuba belong to revolutionaries and we will defend them

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Enemies of the Revolution want to take advantage of our problems to apply the social unrest formula they have used in other countries; but with Cuba there are no formulas that work. “We are here because the streets belong to Fidel, because the streets of Cuba belong to revolutionaries.” This was the phrase we heard the loudest walking along several Havana avenues Sunday afternoon, July 11, when an entire people came out to defend their Revolution.

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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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Efficacy of 91.2% with two doses of Soberana 02 and one of Soberana Plus

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Results of clinical trials of this combination of Soberana candidate vaccines were announced yesterday at a meeting of the government’s COVID-19 task force, led by First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez. The combination of two doses of the candidate vaccine Soberana 02 and one of Soberana Plus administered in a 0-28-56 day regimen, was found to have an efficacy of 91.2 percent, in preventing symptomatic cases of COVID-19, reported Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV).

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Cuban President calls for peace, condemns assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

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Party First Secretary and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel strongly condemned the violent attack that led to the death of the Republic of Haiti’s President.Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee First Secretary and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, issued a call for peace Wednesday morning, as he strongly condemned the violent events that led to the death of the President of the Republic of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse.

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National leadership travels to central Cuba

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Communist Party Central Committee First Secretary and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz met yesterday with authorities in Villa Clara, Sancti Spíritus and Cienfuegos, provinces which until recently were controlling new COVID-19 infections, but are now experiencing a dangerous increase in cases. Through the first half of June, Villa Clara, Sancti Spíritus and Cienfuegos had been able to control new COVID-19 infections in their territories.

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Elsa moves north, but rain persists

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Dr. Miriam Teresita Llanes, head of the Forecasting Center at Cuba’s Institute of Meteorology, told Granma that cloud bands associated with the system will contribute to the probability of heavy and locally intense rains in the island’s western region, principally from Artemisa to Matanzas. Party First Secretary and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, posted a tweet noting that the government response to the storm was reviewed in a meeting of the National Defense Council’s socio-economic authority.

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Cecmed approves clinical trials with Abdala in pediatric age group

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The study will include 592 children and adolescents between three and 18 years of age. The Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (Cecmed), on July 2, approved the initiation of clinical trials in the pediatric age group of Cuba’s anti-COVID candidate vaccine Abdala, produced by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. As reported on the Mesa Redonda television program, the trials will include 592 children and adolescents between three and 18 years of age.

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Cuba prepared for Elsa and ready to begin recovery

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As tropical storm Elsa makes landfall this morning, Cuba’s western provinces, including Havana, are prepared, while Party First Secretary and President Miguel Diaz-Canel notes that recovery efforts in central and eastern regions have begun. Cuba is ready to confront tropical storm Elsa, under the special conditions created by the epidemic, and prepared to rapidly begin recovery work, stated First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Republic Miguel Diaz-Canel yesterday.

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Washington’s accusation in its report that Cuba engages in people trafficking is a lie

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It propagates yet another lie, by accusing Cuba of inadequate compliance with the minimum standards for eliminating trafficking in persons and of failing to make significant efforts in this respect. This accusation forms part of a campaign by Washington to discredit Cuba’s international cooperation efforts in the sphere of healthcare, for which Cuba has received recognition by dozens of governments and the gratitude of the populations which have benefited from it – almost entirely the humblest and most disadvantaged of the countries.

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Eighth Congress tours all of Cuba in one month

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The Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee Secretariat, led by its First Secretary and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, held a series of meetings across the country to promote implementation of plans approved at the organization’s Eighth Congress. These took place between May 27 and June 25, and were guided by a document entitled “Ideas, Concepts and Guidelines of the 8th Party Congress,” which was examined and approved by the Political Bureau on May 22.