Miguel Díaz-Canel
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

Prensa Latina completes 61 years in the service of truth

For the past six decades, the news agency has been working to serve the truth and spread an emancipatory and anti-hegemonic view of the world

ALBA-TCP member countries address post-pandemic economics in virtual conference

The member countries reaffirmed their commitment to work together to fight the pandemic and support each other in revitalizing the economies in the post-pandemic scenario

In heroic act, Cuba receives British cruise ship with COVID-19 patients

Cuban dock authorities are prepared to receive the passengers and patients positive with coronavirus disease with necessary sanitary measures

Cuba leads global efforts against COVID-19 in spite of blockade

Countries from across the globe have asked Cuba for the recombinant human Interferon Alpha 2B, marketed as Heberon® Alfa R, a drug developed in Cuba proven to be an effective against COVID-19

Cubans pay tribute to national hero José Martí

José Martí was a renowned revolutionary poet, writer and journalist. He played a key role in organizing the Cuban War of Independence against Spain

Incoming government in Argentina passes measures to alleviate socio-economic crisis

Alberto Fernández froze the price of basic public services, reduced the prices of medicines, announced special bonuses for retirees, special and underprivileged people, suspended the ban on the sale of abortion pills

Cuba solidarity Anti-Imperialist Meeting in solidarity with Cuba concludes with call for resistance and unity

Representatives of hundreds of organizations from across the globe met in Havana, Cuba, to take part in the Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Meeting, for Democracy and against Neoliberalism.

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