Viewing News From Cuba from January 2020

The U.S. is pushing Latin American allies to send their Cuban doctors packing — and several have

News from Cuba | Friday, 24 January 2020

From the earliest days of the revolution, Cuba has been sending doctors to treat the poor people of the developing world — a key source of income and influence for the communist island long isolated by a U.S. embargo.Now the Trump administration is targeting the government’s signature medical brigades, urging ... read more

Punishing travel, a constant goal in Trump's policy against Cuba

News from Cuba | Monday, 13 January 2020

US Bans Charter Flights to Cuban Cities Outside Havana By Martha Andrés Román Washington, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) US president Donald Trump and his administration continue their attacks against travel to Cuba, by pushing restrictions on charter flights that will make it even more difficult to visit provinces outside of ... read more

President Miguel Díaz-Canel participated in the National Assembly standing committees

The Cuban economy has advanced without neoliberal prescriptions

News from Cuba | Friday, 20 December 2019

Given the complex international situation Cuba faces, marked by the intensification of hostile U.S. policy, the nation has resisted and achieved positive results, insisted the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during a meeting of the Economic Affairs Committee. “Boosting the Cuban economy is everyone's task,” he said, “We ... read more

Cuba's internationalist doctors: Ambassadors of love, peace and life

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 18 December 2019

GRANMA: Our doctors understand that their daily contribution to the quality of life of their own people, and other peoples of the world, is the best way to honour their homeland, the history that has preceded them, and Fidel Their souls are as clean as their white lab coats. Who could ... read more

 Cuba's Carlos Fernandez de Cossio said

Cuba Ready If US Breaks off Diplomatic Relations: Top Official

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The comments come as this week marks the fifth anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two countries.The Cuban government is prepared for United States President Donald Trump to break off diplomatic relations, although it hopes that this will not occur, a senior Cuban diplomat said Monday.During an ... read more

Five years since the return of the Five

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 17 December 2019

It was December 17, 2014. The entire people, who fought and demanded their return, witnessed Fidel’s prediction come true. The Five, all of them, were finally home.It was a day of celebration and tears, hard to contain with so much emotion. Television captured every moment, from the moment that the ... read more

Cuban President Diaz-Canel arrives in Argentina for Fernandez inauguration

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 10 December 2019

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 9 (ACN) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, arrived this Sunday evening in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to attend the inauguration of the president-elect of that southern nation, Alberto Fernandez.On Twitter, the Presidency of Cuba reported the arrival of Diaz-Canel at Ezeiza airport, leading a delegation that includes ... read more

Cuban health workers in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak in 2014

United States try to discredit Cuba's international health cooperation

News from Cuba | Monday, 9 December 2019

HAVANA, Dec 5 (ACN) The Cuban News Agency transmits the Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, denouncing the campaign of manipulations carried out by the U.S. government to discredit the work of Cuban health professionals in different countries around the world.Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the ... read more

Cuba found to be the most sustainably developed country in the world, new research finds

News from Cuba | Friday, 29 November 2019

CUBA is the most sustainably developed country in the world, according to a new report launched today. The socialist island outperforms advanced capitalist countries including Britain and the United States, which has subjected Cuba to a punitive six-decades-long economic blockade. The Sustainable Development Index (SDI), designed by anthropologist and author Dr Jason ... read more

Around 700 Cuban doctors have now returned from Bolivia

Last Group of 228 Cuban Doctors Arrive Home From Bolivia

News from Cuba | Thursday, 21 November 2019

In more than a decade, health professionals carried out more than 1.5 million interventions and more than 72 million medical consultations. Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez received Wednesday the last group of 228 Cuban doctors who were offering their services in Bolivia but had to leave due to harassment ... read more