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Venezuela Receives Humanitarian Aid From UN, WHO, Russia

The aid includes health supplies for water control and education, as well as 28,000 personal protective equipment for health workers, oxygen concentrators, pediatric beds, and hygiene kits. April 9 (teleSUR) Venezuela received Wednesday about 90 tons of humanitarian aid from … Continue reading

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Cuba’s solidarity with Lesotho wears white

By Manuel Vazquez de la Torre Maseru April 9 (Prensa Latina) Although Lesotho has not yet reported Covid-19 cases, Cuba´s medical brigade in this African nation does not neglect any preventive action in its work to serve the needy local … Continue reading

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Bucking U.S. Pressure, Coronavirus-Afflicted Countries Welcome Aid From Cuba

April 9 (World Politics Review) Cuba has long promoted its high-quality health care system by sending medical professionals to treat patients in other countries, “a show of soft power that also earns billions in badly needed hard currency,” as the Associated … Continue reading

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FMLN calls for ending US blockade against Cuba

San Salvador, April 7 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador’s parliamentary left appealed on Tuesday to humanitarian reasons for the United States to lift its unjust blockade against Cuba, in the context of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Farabundo Marti for National … Continue reading

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Panamanian Committee assesses solidarity of Cuban health workers

Panama, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health workers bring hope to other peoples, the Panamanian Coordinating Committee of solidarity with the Caribbean island stated, upon assessing the current gesture made by hundreds of members of the ‘army in white coats.’ … Continue reading

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Cuba co-sponsored resolution in favor of solidarity to confront COVID-19

April 8 (Radio Rebelde) The United Nations General Assembly recently approved the Resolution entitled “Global solidarity to fight the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19)”, which was proposed by a group of countries, including Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and co-sponsored by Cuba. The … Continue reading

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Cuban President calls for discipline in view of new epidemic phase

Havana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel reiterated today the call for social discipline after the country announced the beginning of the limited native transmission phase of the new coronavirus, which caused Covid-19. The president said on his … Continue reading

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Medical brigade in Andorra provides services, says Cuban FM

Havana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today ratified that all the doctors and nurses of the island’s brigade in Andorra are incorporated in the health care against the Covid-19. The foreign minister added that among them … Continue reading

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Italian friendship association condemns US blockade against Cuba

Rome, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Italy Cuba National Friendship Association (ANAIC) on Tuesday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade against countries like Cuba, in an open violation of international law. In a communiqué published here, the ANAIC charged … Continue reading

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Intellectuals, Artists Issue Letter in Defense of Venezuela

“It is outrageous that the U.S. Administration is sending resources against Venezuela for war while being disorganized and inept at getting lifesaving equipment,” the letter reads. April 7 (teleSUR) The United States (U.S.) chapter of the Cuban Network in Defense of … Continue reading