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CUBA: a new year of changes and challenges

Havana, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The beginning of 2021 marks a new stage of challenges and changes for Cuba amid the United States blockade, the fight against Covid-19 and the start of the monetary overhaul.

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CUBA | Clinical trials of Mambisa and Abdala vaccines underway

HAVANA, Cuba, December 23, 2020 - Trials of Mambisa, created by researchers at the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center and administered nasally, are now underway  in Havana, while those of Abdala, administered intramuscularly, are now being conducted in Santiago de Cuba.

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CUBA | U.S. Gov't ends remittances to Cuba via Western Union

HAVANA, Cuba, December 20, 2020 - Lies, manipulation, coercion and the use of force have been among the principal tools of U.S. policy toward Cuba for more than 60 years. Ending what the world and Cubans, inside and beyond the Island, understand as "the Revolution," is essential to achieving their objectives.

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HEALTH | Cuba shows progress on its COVID-19 vaccine

Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Against the background of the recent release of the Pfizer and Moderna anti-Covid-19 vaccines in the United States, Cuban scientists on Tuesday began the second phase of clinical trial on the Soberana 02 vaccine, when the first volunteers were vaccinated.

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CUBA | US Government pile on more sanctions against Cuba

Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The US government on Monday adopted new unilateral measures against Cuba by adding three companies from the Caribbean island to the OFAC list of specially designated citizens and blocked persons.

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CARICOM-CUBA Summit concerned over de-risking and blacklisting of some CARICOM States

MONTGEGO BAY,  December 9, 2020 -The Seventh Summit of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba, took place by way of tele-conference yesterday with a resolve to "maintain cooperation in the areas of health, human-resource training, construction, sports, education, environmental protection, and natural disaster risk reduction and mitigation,  which has effectively contributed to the development and wellbeing of our peoples."

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CARICOM | Seventh CARICOM/CUBA Summit takes place December 8

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, December 8, 2020 – The Seventh Summit of Heads of State and Government of the CARICOM-CUBA mechanism takes place December 8 by way of tele-conference in light of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all countries within the Region.

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