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CUBA | Cuba developing COVID-19 Vaccine, clinical trials to begin

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, August 21, 2020 - As the COVID-19 virus continues to kill thousands of persons in the United States and threatens the lives of many infected persons in Latin America and the Caribbean, Cuba which has been in the forefront of the fight to control the virus internationally, is developing a vaccine against the virus which will shortly undergo clinical trials.

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CUBA awards health scholarships to Jamaican students

Kingston, Aug 13 -  As  the people of Cuba today celebrated the 94th anniversary of the birth of historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, Cuba today awarded nine health scholarships for Jamaican students, in a virtual ceremony due to the Covid-19 pandemic and as a sign of its commitment to the professional development of the Caribbean peoples.

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CUBA | USA suspends private charter flights to Cuba

Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday the suspension of private charter flights to Cuba, a measure that particularly affects families on both sides of the Strait.

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BARBADOS | Cuba's medical mission will remain in Barbados says Bostic

BRIDGETOWN, July 21, 2020 - In the face of threats by United States senators to sanctions countries that seek the help of Cuban doctors and nurses through the various medical missions controlled by the island's government, Barbados says it has no intention of ending programme

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JAMAICA | Take a stand on Principle says Jamaica Cuba Friendship Assoc.

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, June 26, 2020 - The Jamaica Cuba Friendship Association says it joins with the rest of progressive humanity, especially those in our Caribbean region, in condemning in the strongest possible terms, the recent bill that was proposed by United States of America  Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott and Ted Cruz, that threatens punitive sanctions against countries that are benefitting from Cuba’s medical assistance, which is particular repugnant during this critical period of the struggle against the Covid-19 pandemic.

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