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Vietnam approves Cuba’s Abdala Covid-19 vaccine as country battles deadly outbreak

Vietnam has approved Cuba’s Abdala vaccine for use against the coronavirus, the government said on Saturday, as the Southeast Asian country battles its worst outbreak of the pandemic. Abdala becomes the eighth Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in Vietnam, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the region, with only 6.3% of its […]

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The systematic collapse of Cuba’s economy

The economy of Cuba is dominated by state backed and run organizations in all sectors, segments and industries. The communists party of Cuba is the present ruling government and they set prices for most of the commodities in the country. Before the pandemic struck the world, Cuba’s economy for the most part relied on its […]

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Cuba tightens control on use of social media, sparking outrage

Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media, including a ban on publications that might damage “the country’s prestige,” angering many citizens and international rights activists. Decree 35, published in the official gazette comes a month after the most widespread anti-government protests in the Communist-run country in decades, which spread in part due […]

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Cuba lifts customs tax on food and medicine after rare anti-government protests

Visitors arriving in Cuba will be able to carry food, medicine and other essential items without having to pay a customs fee, the government has announced, its first apparent concession after days of rare protests in the Caribbean island nation. Prime Minister Manuel Marrero made the announcement alongside President Miguel Diaz-Canel in a televised address […]

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Tropical Storm Elsa: 3 killed in the Caribbean, thousands evacuated in Cuba

Cuba evacuated 70,000 people in the island’s southern region amid concerns Tropical Storm Elsa could cause severe flooding after three people were killed across the Caribbean in the storm’s wake. A tropical storm warning was in effect for several Cuban provinces, including Havana, as well as Jamaica, the Florida Keys and Florida’s southwest coast, the […]

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United States: 2 dead, 10 missing after boat capsizes off Florida

Two people died and 10 are still missing after a boat overturned 18 miles southwest of Key West, Florida. The US Coast Guard rescued eight people Thursday afternoon around 1:00pm. Two bodies were discovered and crews are searching for a possible 10 people still missing. When crews arrived on the scene there was no boat […]

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Military helicopter crashes in Cuba, 5 killed

A military helicopter crashed into a hill in the east of the island of Cuba killing all five people on board, the armed forces ministry said. The chopper crashed after leaving the eastern province of Holguín for a short trip to Guantánamo province, it said. The identities of the victims have not been released. An […]

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US diplomats with head injuries in China and Cuba may have been attacked by MICROWAVE ENERGY

The mysterious head injuries suffered by US diplomatic staff in China and Cuba are being described as ‘sonic attacks’. A consistent use of directed microwave energy, according to a report published Saturday by the National Academy of Sciences. “Overall, directed pulsed RF (radio frequency) energy, especially in those with the distinct early manifestations, appears to […]

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82-year-old woman dons makeshift cardboard housing to shield herself from coronavirus

Ever since the novel coronavirus reached Cuba, a tall cardboard box with arms and legs can be seen tottering around a Havana suburb, popping into the bakery or butchers, or browsing the newspaper stand. This is Feridia Rojas, 82, who decided to build and wear mobile housing to shield herself from the virus that is […]