Viewing News From Cuba from December 2018

AMLO Holds Fraternal Meeting with Cuba President

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 5 December 2018

The meeting took place after the inauguration ceremony of the new Mexican President, which was attended by 20 Heads of State Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, his Mexican counterpart, held a meeting after the inauguration ceremony of the latter, which ... read more

Leidys Ana González Bello

The Cuban doctor and the pain of leaving Brazil

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Brasilia. Everyone wants to hug the Cuban doctor Leidys Ana González Bello, who wants her patients to live healthy lives, and works continuously to treat the city of Santa María Sur, 35 kilometres from the capital. “I would have liked to continue treating my patients. I am truly sorry to leave ... read more

Bolton to meet with Brazil’s far-right elected leader tomorrow. Mission? To confront Cuba

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 28 November 2018

President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton will meet tomorrow with Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro to discuss a regional strategy in confronting Cuba and Venezuela. The White House said Wednesday that Bolton will travel to Brazil to meet with Bolsonaro before he takes office next year, while Trump visits nearby ... read more

The return of Cuban doctors from Brazil to begin shortly

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 20 November 2018

In the wake of President-elect Bolsonaro’s questioning of Cuban doctors competency and changing conditions of the More Doctors program, the return of Cuban health professionals working in Brazil will begin shortly and should conclude by mid-December The return of Cuban health professionals working in Brazil will begin shortly and should conclude ... read more

Brazil will miss Cuban doctors

News from Cuba | Friday, 16 November 2018

In the wake of Cuba’s withdrawal from the Brazilian More Doctors program, Former President Dilma Rousseff stated, “The end of the agreement was caused by the intemperate statements of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro.” The National Council of Municipal Health Secretaries and the National Front of Brazilian Mayors warned rightwing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro ... read more

Cooperation with no obstacles or interference

News from Cuba | Friday, 16 November 2018

Cuban President Díaz-Canel completes a busy agenda during a stopover in London as his international tour draws to a close LONDON.- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez completed a busy agenda yesterday during a stopover in London, on his way back to Havana, as his international tour draws to a close.He held ... read more

US-Owned Hilton Hotel in Japan Refuses Room to Cuban Diplomats, Cites Sanctions

News from Cuba | Thursday, 15 November 2018

Staff at a US-owned hotel in Japan refused services to a Cuban ambassador in October, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Wednesday. The Cuban Embassy booked rooms for Cuban ambassador to Japan Carlos Pereira and another official via Tokyo-based Tonichi Travel Service Co., who informed the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk of the ... read more

Cuba Withdraws from More Doctors Program in Brazil

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba, committed to the solidarity and humanistic principles that have guided Cuba’s medical cooperation for 55 years, has been participating in the Program More Doctors for Brazil since its inception in August 2013. This initiative launched by Dilma Rousseff, who ... read more

US embargo stopped Indian company from sending medicine to Cuba: Antonio Guterres

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 6 November 2018

In his annual report, Guterres said that the State Bank of India (SBI) and at least four other banks have refused to carry out transactions to enable the companies to export to Cuba. UNITED NATIONS: The US embargo on Cuba is preventing Indian companies from sending medicines and development-related equipment to ... read more

Thousands Participate in Crafting Cuban Constitution as Process Enters Final Stage

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Since Aug. 13 over 111,000 recommendations have been made to Cuba's draft constitution during the public consulate phase that ends next week. Cubans will have only until next week to participate in the nation-wide popular consults to add to the country’s draft constitution. Secretary of the State Council, Homero Acosta, says that ... read more