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Taliban declares general ‘amnesty’ as evacuations resume in Kabul and other stories

Today we look at the evacuations in Afghanistan and remarks by EU countries regarding possible refugees, ongoing rescue efforts after the earthquake in Haiti, and more

400+ former heads of state, politicians, artists, and intellectuals call on US president Biden to “Let Cuba Live”

An open letter signed by over 400 personalities calls on US president Joe Biden to lift the 243 unilateral sanctions imposed on Cuba during the administration of Donald Trump which have greatly aggravated the economic situation on the island

The hidden hand of the US blockade sparks Cuba protests

In their frenzy over the protests in Cuba, US media and politicians have systematically overlooked the role played by US foreign policy in creating the difficult economic and social conditions on the island

Our lives, their profits: Against the G20 Global Health Summit!

Organizations in Italy have called for a mobilization at the same time as the G20 Health Summit to call on global leaders to prioritize public health over profits and guarantee equal vaccine access

Cuba working on a ‘People’s Vaccine’: the US and the world should get behind it

Amid growing accusations of vaccine hoarding by global north countries and patents blocking vaccine production, researcher and filmmaker Beth Geglia writes about the importance of supporting Cuba’s vaccines which will be available to all

Cuba is one step closer to launching its own anti-COVID vaccines

Cuba is the only country in the Latin American and the Caribbean region that is working to develop its own vaccines against COVID-19. The country has four vaccine candidates. Two of them, Soberana 02 of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV) and Abdala of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), will begin the third phase of clinical trials in March

Cuba: crisis, blockade and changes in 2021

Luis De Jesus writes about how Cuba plans to take on 2021, looking closely at the new ambitious economic development strategy “the Ordering Task”

The Trump administration’s parting outrage against Cuba

Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores criticize the decision of the Trump administration to include Cuba on the list of countries that “sponsor terrorism”

US designates Cuba as a “sponsor of terrorism”

Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez Padilla criticized the move and called it hypocritical and cynical

Medical workers of conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world

Vijay Prashad spoke with Cuban doctors about their experiences serving in medical brigades and their commitment to serving humanity

Why Cuban doctors deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Amid continued attacks on Cuban doctors who are on the front-lines of battling COVID-19 across the world, Vijay Prashad makes a case for why they deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Cuba’s vaccine candidate “Sovereign” begins clinical trials today

Cuba’s vaccine candidate is the first from the Latin America and the Caribbean region and marks a continuation of its pioneering work in combating COVID-19 across the world

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