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Unprecedented inauguration in Washington

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The inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the United States is taking place today amidst an unprecedented deployment of security forces. More than 25,000 troops are present to guarantee the public safety and order, in the wake of the assault on Congress incited by the incendiary rhetoric of Donald Trump. The exiting President is not attending the ceremony, something that has not occurred since 1869, and the number of participating guests has been significantly reduced due to the pandemic.

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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 for international cooperation on climate change

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Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel urged today the promotion of international cooperation to face the climate change that specially affects the islands and those with low level of development. Speaking at the Virtual Summit on Climate Ambition, the Cuban head of state insisted on the need for the countries of the so-called First World to assume a leadership of solidarity in reducing emissions and providing the necessary means of implementation to poor nations.

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Cuba participates at the highest level in climate Summit


The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, heads the delegation of the Caribbean island to the Climate Ambition Summit that will take place virtually, five years after the adoption of the Paris Accords. The appointment is scheduled prior to the Conference of the Parties number 26 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), to be held in November 2021 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Cuban President affirms 2021 will be a year of challenges


The coming 2021 will be a year of challenges for Cuba, a stage of improvement, dialogue and continuity in line with the transformations advancing today in the country, said President Miguel Díaz-Canel. In the midst of these complex changes, the nation demands efforts and unity, the president acknowledged in a recent meeting with capital authorities after a two-day government visit to this province.

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Statement by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez at the thirty first Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Statement by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba at the thirty first Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. “I would like to thank the Republic of Azerbaijan, the current president of the Non-Aligned Movement, for the initiative to convene this Special Session of the General Assembly”

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Cuba prioritizes multilateralism, international cooperation and regional integration in ECLAC


The unity needed to resolve the region’s problems, in the context of COVID-19, and recognition of Cuba’s work during its presidency, were emphasized during the 38th Session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), held online. During the formal presentation of the pro tempore presidency to Costa Rica, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez urged cooperation and multilateralism to achieve sustainable development and address inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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One step at a time, the country moves forward

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Accompanied by the highest authorities of the Party and government in Villa Clara, Yudi Rodriguez Hernandez and Alberto Lopez Diaz, respectively, President Díaz-Canel toured several sites of economic and social interest in the provincewhile other national leaders visited different municipalities to review priority programs.

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All scientific work must have an impact on the nation’s progress

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As part of the Cuban government’s proactive insistence on increasing links between scientific work and the rest of the country’s productive sectors, to make concrete contributions to the national economy, the government visit led by President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to Santiago de Cuba included in a discussion with directors, researchers, graduates and students at the Universidad de Oriente. The President learned how the institution of higher learning is playing a leading role in the province’s strategy to increase the food supply.