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Vaccine access gap widens in Latin America and the Caribbean

After Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean is the region that has the lowest vaccination coverage. Amid global vaccine inequity, the region is facing additional disparity due to various others reasons such as the US sanctions, political instability, among others

Cuba’s Soberana 02 vaccine shows 91.2% efficacy against COVID-19

With the historic achievement, two out of the five Cuban vaccine candidates, Soberana 02 with 91.2% and Abdala with 92.28% efficacy, are among the top 5 most effective anti-COVID-19 vaccines worldwide

Venezuela immunizes its population against COVID-19 with Cuban vaccine

Last week, Venezuela signed an agreement with Cuba for the purchase of 12 million doses of Abdala, just three days after the country announced and celebrated the success of its locally developed anti-COVID-19 vaccine

Killings of social leaders and ex-combatants continue in Colombia and other stories

Today we look at 2 months of Colombia’s National Strike, the release of activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah from prison in Saudi Arabia, and more

ALBA-TCP member countries ratify their commitment to regional integration

At the XIX Summit, heads of state and ministers of the member countries of ALBA-TCP ratified their commitment to a genuine Latin American and Caribbean integration and unity in the face of growing imperialist threats to regional peace and stability

Cuba’s journey of developing vaccines while battling US blockade

Two new vaccines, both developed in Cuba, have shown remarkable efficacy in clinical trials. It is crucial to remember that Cuba developed these vaccines even as it continues to suffer under the crippling blockade imposed by the US.

Cuba demands an end to the US embargo at the UN General Assembly

In 2020 alone, the Trump administration imposed 55 new coercive measures on Cuba. Between April 2020 and December 2020, the blockade caused losses of 3,586.9 million USD to Cuba. The humanitarian damage, suffering and shortages caused to Cuban families during the past 60 years of the US embargo are immeasurable

Israel and Saudi coalition absent from UN CAAC Report’s ‘list of shame’ and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s annual report on Children and Armed Conflict, the final trials of Cuba’s Abdala and Soberana 02 vaccines, and more

Cuba’s Abdala and Soberana 02 vaccines near the finish line

The Abdala vaccine showed 92.28% efficacy with three doses during the third phase of clinical trials and the Soberana 02 vaccine showed 62% efficacy with just two of its three doses

Cuba’s COVID-19 vaccines: A journey of collaboration and revolutionary solidarity

With its development of five COVID-19 vaccines and the promise of sharing know-how with developing countries, Cuba has remained faithful to Che Guevara’s values of international solidarity and people-oriented medicine

Global outcry after Venezuela financially blocked from COVAX initiative

Last week, the Venezuelan government announced that the Union Bank of Switzerland blocked its latest payments of 10 million USD towards the COVAX initiative for acquiring COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccine: Cuba hopeful about indigenous vaccine in Phase 3 trial

In previous trials, the Soberana 02 vaccine candidate generated antibody response in about 80% of the people who were administered two doses

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