IFCO-P4P: CubaBuzz - 260


IFCO's CubaBuzz: Issue 260
Latest Covid-19 update in Cuba
(as of Sept 5, 2021)
696,904-- Confirmed cases
37,957-- Active cases
653,102-- Recuperated
5,788-- Deaths
Cuba: The first country in the world to vaccinate children under 12
Cuba: The first country in the world to vaccinate...

In the battle against COVID-19, Cuba has been a country of firsts. It is the only country in all Latin America to produce its own vaccines. Cuba has sent more than 5,000 doctors to help treat COVID patients in 57 brigades to 40 countries around...

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Cuba's borders will be gradually opened beginning November 15
september 6, 2021 15:09:58
Given progress being made in the process of vaccination against COVID-19 in Cuba, its proven effectiveness and the prospect that more than 90% of the entire population will complete the full regimen in November, conditions are being prepared to gradually open the country's borders beginning November 15, 2021.
According to a note from the Ministry of Tourism sent to Granma’s editorial offices, health and hygiene protocols will be more flexible for arriving travelers, with the focus on surveillance of symptomatic visitors and body temperature monitoring. In addition, diagnostic tests will be performed randomly, while no negative PCR will be required of arriving visitors and vaccination certificates will be recognized.
The domestic tourist market will also be opened gradually, in accordance with epidemiological indicators in each territory.
The Money that Never Arrives in Cuba
By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on September 4, 2021
With the money she earns cleaning houses in the morning and an office at night, Virgen Elena Pupo, a 47-year-old Cuban migrant, has managed to raise her family in Washington, D.C., but has not been able to help her parents in Holguín, Cuba. She is separated from her parents by more than 1,246 miles.
In Cuba’s eastern region, Holguín has been hit hard by an increase in COVID-19 cases, but Pupo cannot visit or send money to her parents due to the restrictions on flights and remittances from the United States as a result of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies that President Joe Biden has continued.
Cuba allocates 1.8 billion pesos to agricultural and livestock
development fund
Cuba allocates 1.8 billion pesos to agricultural and...

The beneficiaries must comply with performance parameters, application of science and technology, have irrigation systems and have the industry and agricultural markets as the destination of their crops, while the availability of food and water...

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Cuba: The Island at the Center of the Conspiracy an...

By Cris González on September3, 2021 With a degree in Economics from the University of Havana, Ramón Labañino is one of the five heroes who in the late 80s and early 90s infiltrated anti-Cuban organizations in the United States to detect and...

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How are cyber-security incidents handled in Cuba?
september 3, 2021 09:09:19
The management of cybersecurity incidents in the country is not a new activity. This work has been conducted on the basis of a system that involves a group of entities specialized in detection and response to such events, established as legal entities, formalized with the creation of the Incident Response Center (Cucert), within the organizational structure of the Computer Networks Security Office (OSRI).
Thus, the entry into effect of Decree-Law 35 and Resolution 105, entitled “Regulation on the national action model for the response to cybersecurity incidents,” which outlines clearly defined stages and concrete actions, strengthens management in this arena, contributes to better coordination and cooperation among those involved, and standardizes processes, while emphasizing preventive measures to avoid incidents and their harmful repercussions.
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