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Chilean Tourism Grows Towards Cuba

Santiago de Chile, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Until late November, 42,166 Chilean tourists had traveled to Cuba, accounting for an increase of 111 percent compared to the previous year, a source from the sector reported here. This figure was described … Continue reading

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Robert Redford sends ‘Thank You’ message to Havana Film Festival

Dec 11 (Radio Rebelde) “I would like to express my gratitude to you, to Cuba and its artists for your friendship and collaboration over the years,” said renowned American filmmaker Robert Redford in a message he sent to the International … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel Describes US Speech on Human Rights as Hypocritical

Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel described the U.S. speech against Cuba on human rights as hypocritical and dishonest. ‘The United States has no moral to speak of Human Rights, that speech is hypocritical, dishonest, double standard,’ the … Continue reading

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Cuba to Hold 12th Annual Meeting on UNESCO Chairs

Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Fostering collaborative relations with other countries and expanding synergies of regional programs were the key projections of the 12th Annual Meeting of Cuban UNESCO Chairs, held on Tuesday in Havana. At the UNESCO meeting, created … Continue reading

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US Has No Moral Authority to Judge Cuba on Human Rights

Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The US Government has no authority to point at Cuba on human rights issues, the island’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stressed, reacting to a statement by Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on alleged violations. ‘Pompeo … Continue reading

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Cuba Commemorates Achievements on Human Rights Day

Havana, Dec. 10 (PL) Cuba is celebrating this Monday Human Rights Day with progress and achievements recognized worldwide in health, education, culture, citizen participation and adherence to international governing instruments. Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal … Continue reading

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Nearly 6,000 Cuban Doctors Have Arrived Home from Brazil

Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) After the arrivals of 409 Cuban medical professionals from Brazil on Sunday, nearly 6,000 doctors have already returned home after assisting people in poor and remote communities. At Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport, Construction Minister … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctor Is Satisfied with Mission Accomplished

Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Doctor Yaima Borges on Sunday stated that she is returning from Brazil with the satisfaction of her mission accomplished, after providing medical care to very poor people in that country. As part of the … Continue reading

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Brazil HR Commission Apologizes to Cuban Physicians

Brazilia, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Commission of Human Rights and Deputies Chamber offered apologies this Friday to Cuban physicians for the questioning and disrespectful stance of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro. ‘Bolsonaro’s actions to discredit Cuban professionals of ‘Mas Medicos’ … Continue reading

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New Group of Doctors who Served in Brazil Arrives in Cuba

Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) An aircraft with 203 Cuban health collaborators landed today in Havana, as Cuba continues to bring back her physicians who worked in the Mas Medicos program in Brazil. This is the twenty-third flight from the … Continue reading

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