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Breaking: Marriott Says Trump Administration Orders It to Cease Cuba Hotel Business

News from Cuba | Friday, 5 June 2020

The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Cuba, a company spokeswoman told Reuters, extinguishing what had been a symbol of the U.S.-Cuban detente. Starwood Hotels, now owned by Marriott, four years ago became the first U.S. hotel company to sign a deal with ... read more

Cuban medical brigades sent to help in Peru

News from Cuba | Friday, 5 June 2020

Peruvian people and social organizations acknowledged Cuba's solidarity amid the pandemic. Cuba's Foreign Ministry announced that a medical brigade arrived in Peru on 3 June to collaborate with national professionals against the COVID-19 pandemic.“In response to a request from the government of Peru, a brigade of health professionals is leaving ... read more

More sanctions imposed by Trump administraion

News from Cuba | Thursday, 4 June 2020

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez has strongly rejected the sanctions announced by the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, against seven entities on the island. In his Twitter account, Rodríguez denounced that the measures are aimed at affecting Cuban families, and described Washington's effort to intensify the blockade against island as ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign calls for brave Cuban medical brigades to be awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Friday, 29 May 2020

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign is adding its name to the growing worldwide call for the Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to the Cuban international medical brigades that are fighting the coronavirus pandemic in many countries across the world. Cuba has already sent over 2000 medics, to more than 20 countries ... read more

Cuba: an internationalist response to the COVID-19 global health crisis - online meeting

Campaign News | Friday, 29 May 2020

Join our live online discussion to hear Cuban health specialists talk about how the island is fighting coronavirus at home and abroad. Monday, 1 June 2020, 6:30pm Register hereGuest speakers: Dr Jorge Delgado Bustillo: Director of Cuba’s Central Medical Collaboration Unit (UCCM), responsible for the international teams of Cuban medics volunteering in 59 ... read more

Cuba suggests United States to use subversion money in health insurance

News from Cuba | Thursday, 28 May 2020

The money that United States annually allocates to promote subversion against Cuba could guarantee health insurance of some 10,000 people in that country, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Twitter today. According to the Cuban FM, health insurance in USA exceeds four thousand dollars a year per capita, while the ... read more

US: Bid To Discard Lawsuit On Cuban Properties Granted In Court

News from Cuba | Thursday, 28 May 2020

On 27 May, South Florida District Judge Robert N. Scola dismissed a lawsuit against Booking, Hotels, Expedia, and Orbitz supported by Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, activated by Trump administration in May 2019.Scola definitively dismissed the lawsuit filed by Mario Del Valle, Enrique Falla, and Angelo Pou after ... read more

Cuba only country displaying

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Noam Chomsky has described Cuba as the only country demonstrating "genuine internationalism" by sending its medical brigades around the world during the coronavirus pandemic despite suffering sixty years of blockade from the United States. The US philosopher and linguist was speaking during an interview with EFE news agency from his ... read more

Cuba Has Sent 2,000 Doctors and Nurses Overseas to Fight Covid-19

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 26 May 2020

The Trump administration describes Cuba’s medical response teams as “slaves”—Ed Augustin asked the doctors for their take. Havana—As the novel coronavirus encircled the globe, tearing through health care systems, heavily affected countries sent out pleas for doctors. One small, downtrodden island answered the call. Cuba has sent more than 2,000 doctors ... read more

Homage to Cuban doctors in Plaza Duomo, Crema, Italy. May 23rd, 2020

Italy Recommends Cuban Medical Brigade for Nobel Peace Prize

News from Cuba | Monday, 25 May 2020

The Secretary of Health and Welfare of the government of the Lombardy region, Giulio Gallera, and the president of the National Association of Italian-Cuban Friendship (Anaic), Irma Dioli, attended the homage rally to support the Cuban doctors. Cuban ambassador in Italy, Jose Carlos Rodríguez, and the general consul in Milan, ... read more