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Another Cuban brigade returns after battling COVID-19 in Belize

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With a message recognizing their work in Belize over more than nine months, the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, welcomed to the homeland members of the Henry Reeve Contingent medical brigade offering assistance in the Central American nation, where they successfully completed the mission with which they were entrusted, battling the COVID-19 pandemic and providing assistance in several health institutions around the country.

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Cuba maintains tourist activity despite Covid-19 restrictions

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Cuba maintains tourist activity with strict hygiene and safety protocols, despite restrictions in the country’s territories, due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. The Cuban Ministry of Tourism released an update of the health protocol to continue operations in the country’s major destinations.
According to the measures, posted on the Ministry’s website, it is essential that international travelers produce a negative PCR test done 72 hours before arriving in Cuba.

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President Diaz-Canel says Cuban doctors dismantle US campaigns

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel stressed on Saturday that the work of Cuban internationalist doctors dismantles the smear campaigns promoted by the United States. During a virtual meeting with members of the Henry Reeve Contingent who returned home recently, the president described Washington’s efforts to denigrate Cuba’s health collaboration as deceitful, slanderous and threatening. He also highlighted the important work of solidarity and cooperation that the Cuban brigades do in other parts of the world.

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Diaz-Canel meets with Cuban doctors who returned home

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Saturday with members of the Henry Reeve Brigade who were fighting Covid-19 in Peru, Qatar, Kuwait, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Guinea Bissau. In a teleconference, the president listened to the experiences of those professionals in the countries where they worked, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported on its Twitter account. According to the information, the head of State repeated his welcome to the Homeland and talked with them as part of a regular practice by the president, after the health professionals return home.

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Another British MP nominates Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize

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The campaign to grant the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban internationalist doctors was joined on Saturday by British lawmaker Sam Tarry, the twentieth member of the United Kingdom’s Parliament who formalizes the nomination. As the Campaign of Solidarity with Cuba in the United Kingdom reported on Saturday, Tarry, who is a Labor MP from Ilford South, highlighted, in his letter to the Norwegian committee, the humanitarian and solidarity work done by the members of Cuba’s Henry Reeve Medical Contingent.

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Cuba reports higher number of Covid-19 cases

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Cuba on Saturday reported 365 new Covid-19 cases, the highest number for one day, for a total of 14,188 diagnosed with the disease since the beginning of the pandemic across the country. Out of the new cases, 269 were contacts of previously confirmed cases, totalling 10,594 infected people in more than 10 months. As stated

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Cuba´s President thanks Chinese people and government´s solidarity

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Cuba´s President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Saturday thanked the Chinese people and government for their solidarity, after a recent donation of 38 ventilators.
Miguel Díaz-Canel tweeted that ‘China donates 38 lung ventilators to Cuba. Our gratitude (…) for its permanent solidarity and faithful friendship.’ On Friday, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Marcelino Medina and the Chinese Ambassador in Cuba Chen Xi signed the certificate of donation delivery.

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Cuban doctors make history again in the Peruvian Andes

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A group of Cuban health professionals completed their first week of work against Covid-19 in this city in the Andes of northern Peru, which could well be considered the capital of solidarity between both countries.The 27 Cubans re- enact the altruism of the pioneers of Cuban medical solidarity with Peru, who arrived half a century ago in Huaraz to save lives among the rubble of the city devastated by an earthquake in 1970.

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The National Botanical Garden grows outward and inward

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The National Botanical Garden is closed to the public during these tight times, having broken its visitation record for one day after it reopened in the summer. But this group does not stop in the face of adversity. Their projections grow outward and inward of that beautiful place in the city.

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Thank you, Fidel, for being, above all, human

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Over the years, many have wondered about the source of the leader of the Cuban Revolution’s inexhaustible energy. How was this exceptional man able to function without rest, with his thoughts perennially directed toward the wellbeing of his people, toward the possibility of a better world with a place for everyone, with rights and opportunities for all?