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Cuba: Hurricane Agatha brings heavy rain and floods, at least two killed in Havana

Hurricane Agatha brought heavy rain and floods to the Caribbean island of Cuba killing at least two people in capital Havana. The Cuban weather service said the downpours would last until Saturday afternoon, bringing more than 20cm of rain to some places. Western and central areas of the country, including Havana, are the worst affected. […]

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CIA removes Vienna chief for failing to appropriately respond to Havana syndrome outbreak

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) removed it’s Vienna chief for not responding appropriately to an outbreak of the mysterious Havana syndrome. Dozens of US personnel in the Austrian capital and their children have reported symptoms of the syndrome, according to the Washington Post. The condition first emerged at the US embassy in Havana, Cuba, in […]

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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 […]