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Monday, January 23, 2017

Cuban President Offers Condolences after Kyrgyzstan Plane Crash

Cuban President Offers Condolences after Kyrgyzstan Plane Crash

Biskek, Jan 20.- Cuban President, Raul Castro, has offered his condolences to his Kyrgyz peer, Almazbek Atambayev, for those killed in a plane crash near the capital, diplomatic sources said.

FM Stresses Cuba's Role in Training Doctors for S Africa

FM Stresses Cuba's Role in Training Doctors for S Africa

Pretoria, Jan 20.- South Africa has many hospitals that would be without a doctor today if Cuba had not been present, Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, stated, after acknowledging the impact of the cooperation program with the Caribbean nation.


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Opinion

Oscar Lopez Rivera: Awaiting an Embrace

Oscar Lopez Rivera: Awaiting an Embrace

US President Barack Obama pardoned on Tuesday Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera after being unjustly imprisoned for over 30 years.  This news multiplied with the speed of modern times.

Curious

2016 Registered as Warmest Year in the World

2016 Registered as Warmest Year in the World

Washington, Jan 19.- The world standard temperature in 2016 was the highest since registers started in 1880, reported US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Wednesday.

Camagüey

Camaguey begins production of a vaccine against pig plague

Camaguey begins production of a vaccine against pig plague

Camaguey, Cuba, Jan 19.- The Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Center in the province of Camaguey has begun the production of a vaccine against the classic pig plague, disease that affect  raising of pork in Cuba.

Cuba

Cuba: Best low birth weight rate in the region

Cuba: Best low birth weight rate in the region

Cuba has best low birth weight rate in the region (5.3%) according to the Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

World

US Wet Foot-Dry Foot Policy Did Not Make Sense, Says Obama

US Wet Foot-Dry Foot Policy Did Not Make Sense, Says Obama

Washington, Jan 19.- US President Barack Obama said today that the wet foot-dry foot policy maintained toward Cuba until few days ago ''did not make sense in this day and age particularly as we are opening up travel between the two countries.''

Sports

Granma beat Ciego de Avila twice in a row in playoff

Granma beat Ciego de Avila twice in a row in playoff

Havana, Cuba, Jan 20.- Granma beat away for the second consecutive day Ciego de Avila in the final playoff of the 56th Cuban National Baseball Series and now leads 2-0 the series.

Fidel in Camagüey

 

US-Cuba Talks

US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba

US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba

Washington, 18 Jan.- Several US organizations sent today a memorandum to President-elect Donald Trump to urge him to continue normalizeng relations with Cuba.

Sc. & Envt.

US, European Cardiologists at Havana Vascular Disease Workshop

US, European Cardiologists at Havana Vascular Disease Workshop

Havana, Jan 20.- Over 250 specialists from USA, United Kingdom, Italy and Cuba will be attending the International Workshop on Pulmonary Vascular Disease next Monday, the Publi Health Ministry reported.

Culture

Haitian Culture Week for The First Time in Cuba

Haitian Culture Week for The First Time in Cuba

Havana, Jan 20.- A week devoted to the Haitian culture and the anniversary 213 of the victory of the revolution in Haiti will be held in Cuba for the first time, Ambassador to this country Geri Benoit announced.

Health

Risk of cancer prevails in adult population

Risk of cancer prevails in adult population

Havana, Cuba, Jan 20.- Doctor Madelaine Sarria, Specialist of Bio-statistics said on Thursday in Havana that 60 percent of people with cancer and 70 percent of those that have died of the ailment occurs among the population over 60 years of age.

US Blockade on Cuba

New US Fines Ratify Validity of Anti-Cuban Blockade

New US Fines Ratify Validity of Anti-Cuban Blockade

Havana, Jan 17.- The recent fines imposed by the United States against a non-profit organization and a bank show the existence of the blockade that Washington has been maintaining against Cuba since 1962, despite the global rejection.