Miguel Díaz-Canel
Cuba reaffirms socialist revolutionary horizon

The Eighth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba concluded on April 19. It was the Congress for the Historical Continuity of the Cuban Revolution

Communist Party of Cuba concludes 8th Party Congress with new elected leadership

During the four day congress, delegates discussed the key challenges facing the island-nation and who will be in charge of taking the country forward.

8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba: Between change and continuity

The Communist Party of Cuba is holding its 8th Party Congress which will focus on the renovation of leadership to take forward the revolutionary project

St. Vincent & Grenadines faces power outages and water shortages as volcanic eruptions continue

In the past week, at least five massive explosions occurred spewing portentous plumes of ash and smoke into the atmosphere and covering the island with a thick layer of volcanic dust. The ashfall has reached the neighboring countries Barbados, Saint Lucia and Grenada. Scientists have warned that these explosions could continue for months

With Lula’s conviction overturned, it is time to recover democracy in Brazil

Daniel Giovanaz, reporter with Brasil de Fato, talks to Peoples Dispatch about the overturning of all convictions in former Brazilian president Lula da Silva’s case.

Train workers strike in Santiago as protests continue in Chile and other stories

We take a look at the strike by Santiago Subway workers in Chile, the deaths of over 12 minors during a military operation in Colombia, congressional approval of the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief bill in the US, an appeal by low income and poor countries to WTO to waive vaccine patents, and the annulment of the criminal convictions against Brazil’s former progressive president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Brazil | Lula after the annulment of convictions: “Never give up”

In a press conference held at the headquarters of the Metalworkers Union, the former president criticized Bolsonaro, “Brazil does not belong to him or the militia members”

Cuba’s anti-COVID vaccine candidate Soberana 02 begins phase III clinical trials

In this final and decisive phase of trials, the objective is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of Soberana 02. If the vaccine produces fruitful results, Cuba will become the first country in the Latin American and the Caribbean region to develop its own vaccine

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”

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

Cuba commemorates the 67th National Rebellion Day

On July 26, 1953, a group of revolutionaries under the command of Fidel Castro attacked the Moncada army barracks in Santiago de Cuba and the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes military garrison in Bayamo, marking the beginning of the Cuban revolution

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