Moscow, Aug. 15 - Russia began today the production of the Sputnik V vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the Covid-19 pandemic, when the positive cases of that disease reach 917, 884.
United Nations, Aug. 15.- Only two votes in favor and the majority rejection of the UN Security Council is the balance that the United States is counting today in its attempt to extend the arms embargo on Iran.
Camagüey, Aug 15.- With the delivery of the Bustos Domecq Prize, the XVII Literary Crusade concluded in this city, an award given to the young writer Bárbara González Acevedo, from Havana, for the correct use of language and the exploration of the multiple universes of the erotic, through the presentation of characters and attractive plots.
Havana, Aug 15.- At the close of this Friday, August 14, 1,544 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance, of them: 59 under surveillance, 851 suspects and 634 confirmed.
Camagüey, Aug 15.- After more than a week of the creation of the Revolutionary Vigilance Detachments, conceived to confront the social indiscipline that affect the economy and the population, favorable results can already be seen in local sales establishments where basic items are sold.
Havana, Aug 15.- Camagüey won the Popularity Award of the VIII edition of CUBAILA that in 2020 in tribute to the 94th anniversary of the birth of our Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz.
Vitali Vivchar, from the Russian city Tomsk (Siberia), broke the world bench press record with 50 kilos while completely under water, local media report. The man managed to lift the weight 76 times, beating the previous record set last year by American Greg Wittstock with 62 reps.
Havana, Aug 15.- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez published an article on government management, higher education, science, innovation and local development, which we partially reproduce.
Havana, Aug 15.- Womenfrom various nations will participate today in an online forum, convened by the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), which will be dedicated to the 60th anniversary of that organization.