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Venezuelan airline Conviasa starts regular weekly flights to Cuba


The Venezuelan airline Conviasa began regular flights to Cuba this Sunday, with a weekly frequency, revealed an official source. The president of the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services (Conviasa), Ramón Celestino Velásquez, reported through his Twitter account that the company will link Havana with the state of Falcón, in the northwest of the South American country.

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Two Venezuelan ships with humanitarian aid set sail for Cuba


Two Venezuelan ships, the Carmita and Karola Sky motorboats, set sail this Sunday from the port of La Guaira with the first shipments of humanitarian aid from that nation to support the recovery in Cuba after the passage of Hurricane Ian. The two ships transport 400,000 food modules, fifty electrical transformers, conducting cables, and more than 22,000 square meters of zinc sheets.The captain of the Carmita, Jorge Coello Valladares, told Granma that the trip to Cuba will last six and a half days.

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Venezuela rejects its inclusion in the US list of drug producing countries


The Defense Minister of Venezuela, Vladimir Padrino, today criticized the hypocritical character, manipulation and blackmail used by the United States on the drug issue. In its Twitter account, the military high command pointed out that “as long as drug production, consumption and trafficking issues continue to be handled with hypocrisy, as an instrument of manipulation and imperial blackmail, we will be further and further away from saving humanity from this scourge every day.” “Venezuela does and will do its job without rhetoric or rest,” he stressed.

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Venezuela and Colombia seek progressive reopening of the common border


The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, confirmed on Wednesday that his country and Colombia are working in technical commissions to guarantee what he called a progressive, productive and happy reopening of the common border. The Colombian-Venezuelan border was closed to vehicular traffic since 2015, a policy maintained and reinforced by former Colombian President Iván Duque since 2018. According to the Venezuelan head of state, “we are taking firm steps for a progressive, productive and happy opening of the 2,229 kilometers of border with Colombia.”

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Nicolás Maduro receives the Cuban Deputy Prime Minister, Alejandro Gil


Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, held a meeting this Friday in Caracas with the Deputy Prime Minister of Cuba, Alejandro Gil, in which the deep relations of friendship and strategic cooperation between the two countries were reaffirmed. This meeting took place in the context of the stay of the also Minister of Economy and Planning of Cuba during his visit to Caracas since last August 24, where he developed a broad work agenda, the Presidency reported on his web portal. .

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“I am here because the vaccine is Cuban”

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The first 10,000 Venezuelans, of the four million projected, are receiving their three doses of Cuba’s Abdala vaccine in Ciudad Tiuna, in the Caracas municipality of Libertador. It could be the human aspect of the work, the confidence returned, the lives saved here. Or perhaps the thousand and one expressions of brotherhood that have marked the hopes of Venezuela, over more than two decades.

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Cuba maintains its commitment to solidarity and international cooperation for the benefit of the region’s peoples

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“As we were 17 years ago, Cuba is among you,” Communist Party of Cuba First Secretary and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel, in a message posted on Twitter, on the occasion of the 19th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Treaty, which is in underway in the Venezuelan city of Caracas. “200 years after the legendary Battle of Carabobo, Our America continues to bet on integration,” he wrote, and congratulated President Nicolas Maduro.

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Cuba assures its right to participate in the Americas’ pre-Olympic baseball competition

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After weeks of delays, on the afternoon of May 25, the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) was notified of the emission of visas requested at the U.S. embassy in Havana for our national baseball team to travel to the state of Florida, to compete in the continental pre-Olympic tournament of the Americas, intent upon qualifying for the Tokyo Games.

“Cuba is grateful to all the institutions and individuals who, with good will and active interventions, contributed to overcoming the multiple obstacles to guaranteeing the participation of our national baseball team in the pre-Olympic in Florida,” stated Party Political Bureau member and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla.

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Cuba and Venezuela sign bilateral agricultural agreement

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The accord was signed during the 21st session of the intergovernmental commission in charge of the Cuba-Venezuela Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement, chaired by Cuban Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz and the Bolivarian Republic’s Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez Gómez, who reviewed the challenges facing collaboration in 2021 and progress made on current projects, marked by an adverse political situation and the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Women extol Cuban scientific achievement in Venezuela


Dr. Yailin Rios praised today the development of Cuban science seen through the application of the medicine Heberprot-P in patients with diabetic foot ulcers in Venezuela. According to Rios, who is a specialist in angiology and vascular surgery, the possibility of benefiting the Venezuelans with one of the flagship medicines of the Cuban biotechnology.