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Cuba refuses US help after Hurricane Matthew ravages the east

Cuba refuses US help after Hurricane Matthew ravages the east Harriet Alexander, new york 22 OCTOBER 2016 • 6:42PM Cuba has turned down offers from the United States of assistance to rebuild their country in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, in a sign that the relationship between the Cold War foes remains frustratingly frosty. Several […] Continue reading

Liberal Republic – Socialist Revolution

Liberal Republic / Socialist Revolution MIGUEL SALES | Málaga | 1 Jun 2016 – 9:43 am. May 20 will mark 114 years since the founding of the Republic of Cuba. The date, which went unnoticed by almost everyone, is important in itself, because it marks the moment when Spain’s last holding in the Americas broke […] Continue reading

EU provides drought support for Caribbean nations

EU provides drought support for Caribbean nations PR Added 28 May 2016 SANTO DOMINGO – The impact of natural disasters is increasing, despite countries’ efforts to reduce it. Over the past year, drought has affected more than 6.2 million people in the Caribbean, especially in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. Irregular and insufficient rainfall […] Continue reading

Cuba: Co-op growth slows

Cuba: Co-op growth slows Article by Anca Voinea 12 February 2016 As Cuba continues its efforts to open to more trade, the number of new co-ops being set up has decreased. According to figures released by the country’s National Statistics Office, only 22 new co-operatives were created last year in sectors other than agriculture. This […] Continue reading

Santiago – cholera is on the rise

Santiago: cholera is on the rise LOURDES GÓMEZ | Santiago de Cuba | 5 Nov 2015 – 6:46 pm. Rumors of daily deaths, frenzied medical activity evident in every neighborhood, and properties surrounded by lime are the order of the day in Santiago de Cuba. Rumors of daily deaths, frenzied medical activity evident in every […] Continue reading

Epidemiological Nightmare In Santiago De Cuba

Epidemiological Nightmare In Santiago De Cuba / 14ymedio Posted on November 3, 2015 The number of cholera cases is information that hospitals and polyclinics guard as a great secret. 14ymedio, Santiago de Cuba, 3 November 2015 — The city of Santiago de Cuba is experiencing an epidemiological nightmare right now with spread across the area […] Continue reading

Health Alert Causes Big Losses For The Self-Employed

Health Alert Causes Big Losses For The Self-Employed / 14ymedio, Fernando Donate Ochoa Posted on August 19, 2015 14ymedio, FernandoDonate Ochoa, Holguin, 18 August 2015 — The cholera outbreak affecting Holguin has gone way beyond the health problem and become a drag on economic activity. The health authorities in the province have issued a set […] Continue reading

New Outbreaks of Cholera in Santiago de Cuba

New Outbreaks of Cholera in Santiago de Cuba / 14ymedio, Yosmani Mayeta Labrada Posted on June 5, 2015 14ymedio, Yosmani Mayeta Labrada, Santiago de Cuba, 4 June 2015 — In the midst of preparations for the 5th Centenary of the foundation of Santiago de Cuba, the Hygiene and Epidemiology agencies have enacted several measures to […] Continue reading

WHEN WILL CUBA END ITS ‘INTERNAL EMBARGO’?

WHEN WILL CUBA END ITS ‘INTERNAL EMBARGO’? by SPYRIDON MITSOTAKIS 13 Apr 2015 When I travelled for two weeks in working class areas of Cuba last year, a Cuban worker explained to me that while they hear endlessly from the government about the “American embargo against Cuba,” the real problem is the “internal embargo”—the embargo […] Continue reading

Open Letter From the MCL to Pablo Iglesias and His Hatred of Cubans

Open Letter From the MCL to Pablo Iglesias and His Hatred of Cubans / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on October 8, 2014 MCL (Movimiento Cristiano Liberación / Christian Liberation Movement) in La Razón: “Mr. Pablo Iglesias, There is Poverty in Cuba and Leftist People are Repressed” How can you deem it a campaign against […] Continue reading

No Time for Sadness in an Exhausted Cuba

No Time for Sadness in an Exhausted Cuba October 7, 2014 Carlos Cabrera Perez (Café Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — Cuba is socially and economically exhausted, and neither Raul Castro nor the opposition have any time to implement the structural reforms needed to keep the country from falling off the edge of the cliff. All the […] Continue reading

HRF asks U.N. to inquire into attack on journalist

Cuba: HRF asks U.N. to inquire into attack on journalist [30-07-2014 11:13:48] The Human Rights Foundation, (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- NEW YORK. —The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has submitted a petition to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression (U.N. Special Rapporteur), requesting that he send […] Continue reading

Las cómplices de Raúl Castro

Organización Mundial de la Salud, Salud, Alimentación Las cómplices de Raúl Castro Burócratas internacionales de la salud visitan Cuba e ignoran las realidades Eugenio Yáñez, Miami | 17/07/2014 8:42 pm ¿Es posible que expertos de salud visiten Cuba, se reúnan con especialistas de epidemiología, y no se enteren —o no comenten— de epidemias que afectan […] Continue reading

HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES

HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES Exclusive: Marisa Martin blasts celebs for ignoring Cuba’s persecuted artists MARISA MARTIN Fidel Castro, Hollywood’s favorite living dictator, and his li’l bro Raul arrested more than 360 political prisoners in the first 13 days of May alone. Perhaps Kings Castro I and II are just trying to balance out […] Continue reading

Cuba Major infectious diseases

Cuba Major infectious diseases Factbook > Countries > Cuba > Demographics Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: intermediate food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea and hepatitis A vectorborne diseases: dengue fever (2013) Definition: This entry lists major infectious diseases likely to be encountered in countries where the risk of such diseases is assessed to be […] Continue reading

Five in Cuban home for the elderly died under disputed circumstances.

Posted on Tuesday, 01.28.14 Five in Cuban home for the elderly died under disputed circumstances. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Five people at a state-run home for the elderly in Havana died in a 24-hour period last week from what the home’s administrator said were normal causes but dissidents say was a lack of proper […] Continue reading

Una Noche, A Film about Cuba You Have to See

Una Noche, A Film about Cuba You Have to See September 16th, 2013 – 10:39 am Reading Charles Lane’s important column in The Washington Post about a new indie film, Una Noche (One Night), I promptly rented it “On Demand” on my cable system. It is also available as an iTunes download. Filmmaker Lucy Mulloy […] Continue reading

Reponsibility is Not Remunerated

Reponsibility is Not Remunerated / Jeovany J. Vega Posted on September 14, 2013 The story circulated recently on the Intranet: a Cuban doctor, a recently graduated anesthesiologist, was sentenced to nothing less than eight years in prison for the sad death of an obstetric patient. I don’t know the anesthesiologist in questions and I’m not […] Continue reading

CDC issues a travel notice for Cuba – 2013

CDC issues a travel notice for Cuba July 30, 2012 For the first time in a century, the island country of Cuba is experiencing a cholera outbreak. Health officials have confirmed at least 137 cases of the bacterial disease including three fatalities. The Cuban outbreak has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […] Continue reading

Vacationers Infected with Cholera in Caibarién, Cuba

Vacationers Infected with Cholera in Caibarién, Cuba / Yoel Espinosa Medrano Posted on September 4, 2013 SANTA CLARA, Cuba , September 3, 2013 , Yoel Espinosa Medrano / www.cubanet.org.- Two men and a woman are hospitalized in the Marta Abreu clinic in the Brisas del Oeste neighborhood, infected with cholera. Gilberto Caballero is one of […] Continue reading

Cholera outbreak in Cuba

Cholera outbreak in Cuba Posted date: September 03, 2013 The Ministry of Health and Public Health Officials are urging travelers to Cuba to take measures to prevent cholera following confirmation of a renewed outbreak of the disease in Cuba. As at 23 August 2013,163 cholera cases have been confirmed in the provinces of Havana, Santiago […] Continue reading

Cuba reports 163 new cholera cases for year

Posted on Tuesday, 08.27.13 Cuba reports 163 new cholera cases for year THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA — Cuba has reported a cholera outbreak to international health monitors, with 163 new cases this year associated with three provinces. According to a bulletin by the Pan American Health Organization, island authorities reported Friday that the cases were […] Continue reading

Cuba issues alert on cholera outbreak

Cuba issues alert on cholera outbreak 26 August, 2013 The Cayman Islands Ministry of Health and the Public Health Department confirmed their awareness of the situation following the release of a U.S. State Department security message on Aug. 20. Cholera is an intestinal infection caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with cholera bacteria. Symptoms […] Continue reading

Cuba reports more cholera among foreign visitors

Posted on Monday, 08.26.13 Cuba reports more cholera among foreign visitors BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Cuba-born New York high school teacher Alfredo Gómez says it was bad enough that he contracted cholera during a family visit to Havana this summer. Then he got a bill from the government hospital — $4,700. Gómez’ complaint came […] Continue reading