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Putting heart into the homeland, the Revolution and socialism

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Thousands of Cubans took to the streets Saturday to defend our right to peace and sovereignty, to say no to the blockade, interference and hatred. In all of the country’s provinces the people came out in defense of their Revolution and in support of our revolutionary project being constructed for the good of all. – In Havana, alongside the people, was Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban Revolution; the Party First Secretary and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

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China reiterates call to US to lift blockade against Cuba

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China on Monday reiterated its call to the United States Government to immediately and completely lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed against Cuba, after highlighting that it is a global claim. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian deplored the permanence of such policy although the international community has rejected it consecutively at the United Nations General Assembly in the last 29 years.

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President of Cuba judges universities as the future of the country

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President of Cuba judges universities as the future of the countryHavana, July 19 (Latin press) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, said today that universities are the future of the country, when celebrating on this date the 45th anniversary of the Ministry of Higher Education. On his Twitter account, the president congratulated teachers, workers and students of this education and recalled the years when he worked in that body. That period of work there brought me closer to universities.

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Cuban President Diaz-Canel sends message of unity

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday called for the people’s unity in the face of destabilization attempts, and ratified the commitment to move forward despite adversity. On his official Twitter account, the president recalled a phrase from National Hero Jose Marti: ‘Men go on two sides: those who love and found, and those who hate and undo,’ and assured that Cuba ‘will continue founding.’ In another tweet, Diaz-Canel pointed out that when the people have come so far in the realization of their dreams, they cannot be stopped by violence or hatred.

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights joins campaign against Cuba

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday described as peaceful demonstrators those detained in Cuba for their participation in acts of vandalism. Despite those violent images of robbery in stores, injuries to law enforcement officers and the overturning of patrol cars, which are circulating in the media and social networks, the Chilean-born official demanded the release of all prisoners.

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Russia urged to avoid foreign meddling in Cuban affairs

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The vice president of the Council of the Russian Federation, Konstantin Kosachev, highlighted today his country’s repeated call to avoid interference and external pressure on the problems Cuba faces. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, the Senate leader emphasized that most of the economic and social hardships that Cuba and its people are going through are associated with more than 60 years of the US blockade.

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US media address US interference in Cuban affairs

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US media on Friday addressed interventionist statements by President Joe Biden and other US officials in Cuba’s internal affairs of Cuba. The Politico newspaper noted that Biden said he considers ‘many possibilities to help Cuban citizens, while trying to find out what actions the Cuban Government would not take advantage of’. Among the actions in process, the president noted that he is weighing sending vaccines to Cuba to ‘help’ fight the increase in cases of Covid-19, and ignored the effects of the blockade on Cuba’s efforts to advance with ‘Abdala’ and four vaccine candidates.

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This people will never lack patriotic virtues

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This is what Fidel said in 1992, on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the September 5th uprising against the Batista dictatorship: “Difficult times are difficult times. In difficult times the number of those who waver increases; in difficult times – and this is a law of history – there are those who become confused, there are those who become discouraged, there are those who are intimidated, there are those who become soft, there are those who betray, there are those who desert. This happens in all times and in all revolutions.

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Regular peace reigns in Cuba

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The regular citizen peace is currently reigning in Cuba, as efforts are focused on fighting Covid-19 and actions are multiplied including immunizing the entire population. Institutions, hospitals, markets, shops and private businesses opened their doors as usual today. There is peace in Cuba despite campaign of hatred and lies typical of media terrorism hype, said Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Wednesday. Díaz-Canel claimed the Cuban people act with courage and with no fear to confront the July 11th destabilization plans.

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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).