IFCO-P4P: CubaBuzz - 258


IFCO's CubaBuzz: Issue 258
Latest Covid-19 update in Cuba
(as of August 19th, 2021)
546,011-- Confirmed cases
46,449-- Active cases
513,108-- Recuperated
4,397-- Deaths
Cuba to vaccinate against Covid-19 around 1,000,000 more next week

Havana, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Around 1,000,000 more people in Cuba will receive next week at least one dose of the vaccine candidates or Abdala vaccine against Covid-19, healthcare authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

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Media Continues to Deny Reality of the Cuba Embargo

By Keith Bolender on Aug 17, 2021 With few exceptions, corporate media has done its best to diminish the effects or ignore completely America's regime change policies against Cuba. The latest example of this ill-informed bias occurred last month...

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Cuba dips toe in market economy with legalization of small businesses

HAVANA, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Thousands of small and medium-sized Cuban businesses will be allowed to incorporate in the coming months, in one of the most important economic reforms taken by the island's Communist government since it nationalized...

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U.S. suffocates Cuba for unwavering, victorious anti-imperialism at great cost

Cuba's anti-imperial foreign policy helped end apartheid in South Africa and sustain liberation movements worldwide. Historian Piero Gleijeses says that's one of the main reasons why the US has terrorized the island nation through today.

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If U.S. really cared about freedom in Cuba, it would end its punishing sanctions

Critics dismiss Cuba as a failed state, but don't accept how badly it's hamstrung by the U.S. blockade. The violent protests that erupted in Cuba in early July were the first serious social disturbances since the "Maleconazo" of 1994, 27 years...

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Storm Grace Becomes Second Hurricane of the Season

Havana, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Tropical storm Grace today became the second hurricane of the cyclonic season, after registering maximum sustained winds of up to 120 kilometers per hour and a minimum pressure of 992 hectoPascals.

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