Cuban doctor Felix Baez, who got the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, is making progress as the presence of the virus in his blood has significantly reduced, according to the medical team assisting him at Geneva´s Cantonal Hospital.
Cuban doctor Ronald Hernandez, a member of the medical brigade fighting Ebola in Liberia, expressed his optimism about the success of their mission in that western African nation.
Sports exchanges, the setting up of training bases fpr athletes and extending cooperation in the sector, were among the topics discussed by the Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutkó and Cuban Ambassador Emilio Lozada.
As part of Cuban cooperation relations with Equatorial Guinea in the field of education, a new brigade of teachers from the island arrived in the capital Malabo to work in local senior and junior high schools.
The Argentinean Friendship Movement MASCUBA announced that the 15th Solidarity-with-Cuba Forum will be held in Buenos Aires in 2016.
Cuba reiterated at the UN General Assembly on Friday the urgent need to reform the Security Council to turn it into a transparent, representative and democratic body.
The Cuban Association of Professors expressed its solidarity with the relatives of the 43 students disappeared in September, in Mexico.
Two Cuban University professors and a student are traveling to Bridgetown, Barbados, to meet with the over 650 participants at the Semester at Sea Academic Program, which will arrive in Havana onboard the MV Explorer Cruise Ship on November 29.
A group of 35 medical students from Equatorial Guinea departed for Cuba where they will concluded their sixth academic year and graduate, according to diplomatic sources in Malabo.
Jamaica announced the arrival of 30 Cuban health workers who have been trained in Ebola management, under a human resource agreement between Havana and Kingston.
In a sixth editorial published in English and Spanish since October 12, this time entitled A Cuban Brain Drain, Courtesy of the U.S., The New York Times blasts the US program implemented by the Bush administration, and still underway, to encourage defection of Cuban medical personnel from assignments overseas. The program, says The Times, is particularly hard to justify.
For the first time in more than 50 years the political situation between the United States and Cuba favors the resumption of bilateral relations, according to The New York Times editorial page editor Andrews Rosenthal.
The president of the Latin American Diabetes Association (ALAD), Doctor Felix Manuel Escaño stressed the successful Cuban program for the prevention and control of diabetes by describing it as an example to follow in the region.
The general secretary of the Union of Latin American Nations (UNASUR), Ernesto Samper criticized the exclusion of Cuba from the Summit of the Americas describing the action as sitting at the dinner table without inviting a family member.
The permanent Cuban mission at the United Nations submitted four draft resolutions aimed at strengthening human rights and peace on the planet.