Viewing from November 2013

New crisis for U.S.-Cuba trips

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 27 November 2013

The roast pork will have to wait. Some of the people who had planned to travel from the U.S. to Cuba in December to celebrate Christmas, bid farewell to 2013 and spend the school holidays with their relatives will be unable to do so “until further notice.”The reason is that ... read more

Cuban Physicians Have Saved More than 280,000 Guatemalan Lives Since 1998

News from Cuba | Saturday, 23 November 2013

Members of Cuban Medical Teams working in Guatemala since 1998 have saved the lives of at least 286,141 Guatemalan patients until October 2013, according to official figures released in that Central American nation.Statistics show that the successive Cuban Medical Brigades in Guatemala have attended in this period 35,431,805, according to ... read more

Princeton University confronts meningitis epidemic that Cuba can prevent

News from Cuba | Thursday, 21 November 2013

by W T Whitney Jr for People's WorldPrinceton University students have a problem, one not of their own making. Since March, seven of them have contracted bacterial meningitis due to the type B form of the meningococcal microorganism. Vaccines that work against microbes causing the vast majority of cases of ... read more

The USAID’s seven main partners in subversive programs against Cuba

News from Cuba | Thursday, 21 November 2013

By Norelys Morales Aguilera/Tercera Información for Progresso WeeklyThe United States Agency for International Development was created - it is alleged - to deliver food to the hungry and medical supplies to the injured, or to take part in humanitarian causes promoted by the United States.In the case of Cuba, however, ... read more

Latin America 2013 and Fiesta Latina

Campaign News | Monday, 18 November 2013

Saturday 7 December, 9.15am-5pmCongress House, LondonAdelante, the country's biggest Latin America conference is back at Congress house for it's ninth year.It brings together political leaders, trade unionists, NGOs, academics & progressive movements from Latin America & the UK to explore recent developments across the region.Latin America 2013 features guest speakers ... read more