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The blockade asphyxiates and kills, just like the virus, and must end!

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Address by the minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez to present draft resolution “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.” New York, June 23. 2021. In 2020, Cuba, like the rest of the world, was faced with the singular challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The US Administration took on the virus as an ally in its merciless non-conventional war.

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We are alive

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They threw us to our death, denying us access to a total of 32 pieces of equipment and supplies needed for the production of our COVID-19 candidate vaccines and the execution of different stages in the clinical trials process, including equipment for the purification of the candidates, attachments for production machinery, filtration tanks and capsules, potassium chloride solution, thimerosal, packaging and reagents.

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Cuba presents UN resolution demanding an end to U.S. blockade

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Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla arrived this past Saturday night in New York to participate in the United Nations General Assembly vote against the blockade, originally scheduled last year, but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more than 28 years, the international community has expressed its rejection of the blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, describing it as a flagrant violation of International Law and the United Nations Charter, and as the main obstacle to the development of the Caribbean nation.

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The blockade is a virus, too, eliminate it!

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The country was unable to access a total of 32 pieces of equipment and supplies related to the production of anti-COVID candidate vaccines and the completion of clinical studies of these products, including equipment for the purification of the candidates, attachments for production equipment, filtration tanks and capsules, potassium chloride solution, thimerosal, packaging and reagents.

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The world reacts to Cuba’s demand: 184 nations against the U.S. blockade!

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The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approves the resolution “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”.With a vote as impressive as all those on other historic occasions, the Cuban resolution demanding an end to the blockade was approved this Wednesday in the United Nations General Assembly by 184 votes in favor, 2 against and 3 abstentions. Colombia, Ukraine and Brazil abstained; while the United States and Israel opposed Cuba’s demand.

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Abdala, with three doses, demonstrates 92.28% efficacy

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Communist Party First Secretary and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on behalf of Cuba, congratulates researchers who in 13 months achieved a global milestone. A three-dose regimen of the Abdala candidate vaccine has demonstrated an efficacy of 92.28 percent, placing it well above the World Health Organization (WHO) requirement of at least 50 percent, to be recognized as an anti-COVID-19 vaccine.

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Questions and answers on the suspension of U.S. dollar cash deposits

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The fierce financial persecution Cuba suffers as a result of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade led to the decision by the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC) to announce the temporary suspension of cash deposits of U.S. dollars in the country’s bank branches. In view of the obstacles created by interventionistU.S. policy toour national banking system’s ability to deposit abroad the cash in U.S. dollars collected on the island.

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Soberana is a go!

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There is a small island country, bathed in the waters of the Caribbean. A country as small as David, with the same courage when the time comes to face a giant. A small country that has struggled and struggles. A small country dressed in olive green. A country with sons and daughters who wage their battle looking into a microscope, wearing a white lab coat.

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Vilma chose to live on the side of duty

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Death is a definitive word, but there are beings for whom it is hardly fitting, since dying means that something has ended. Vilma is among those who, in love with life, would give it up for her people, to live on in glory. Even after abandoning this world 14 years ago, she continues at our side. We could say a great deal about what she did, about the girl from Santiago – the second Cuban woman to graduate in Chemical Engineering – who chose a path that took her away from a comfortable existence, to Revolution.

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Over 9,000 patients have received regenerative medicine treatment in Villa Clara

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The Regenerative Medicine Services Center in the central province of Villa Clara has treated over 9,300 individuals since its creation ten years ago. Mainly serving those living in the region, they have significantly improved quality of life with the use of innovative techniques. “The use of regenerative medicine seeks to repair, replace and regenerate cells, tissues and organs with the aim of restoring or recovering the regular functioning of the body,” explains Dr. Manuel Antonio Arce González, researcher at the Unit of Biomedical Research in Villa Clara and head of the Regenerative Medicine Services in the territory.