Alicia Barcena, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), asserted on Tuesday that the voting against the U.S. blockade of Cuba at the 69th period of sessions of the United Nations General Assembly is yet another example of how the international community continues to expect a positive reaction from the United States.
The Group of 77 plus China asked the U.S. government on Tuesday to put an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for over half a century now.
For the 23rd occasion, Cuba will today submit to the UN General Assembly the resolution "Necessity to End the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by The United States of America against Cuba. The document will be submitted to over 190 UN member nations.
The Cuban Health Ministry announced the death from Malaria, on October 26, of an economist with the island´s medical brigade that is fighting Ebola in Guinea.
Bolivian Health minister Juan Carlos Calvimontes announced in La Paz that six doctors from his country will attend a preparatory meeting in Cuba on the clinical management of Ebola.
Doctor Ronald Hernandez, a Cuban doctor from eastern Las Tunas province is part of the group of Cuban health professionals who departed for Liberia to assist in the fight on the Ebola virus and he posted a message on his Facebook page with photos reading "We will Overcome and Rerturn."
A high-ranking Cuban military delegation paid a working visit to Argentina on Sunday aimed at strengthening bilateral relations with that country's armed forces.
Dilma Rousseff was reelected in the second round of presidential elections on Sunday with 51, 54 percent of the votes after the counting of 98, 82 of the total, following a close electoral run.
The number of Cubans living The United States and their descendants has been calculated at 1.8 million, standing for 3.6 percent of all Latin Americans in that country, according recent demographic statistics.
Next Sunday´s presidential elections in Brazil will undoubtedly not only bring a president, but their result will have a direct impact on regional integration blocs like South Common Market (Mercosur) and the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).
The first lot of an experimental vaccine against Ebola, produced in Canada, was sent to hospitals in Geneva to begin clinical tests on November 1, before being adopted by the World Health Organization.
Cuba and Pakistan expressed their willingness to expand bilateral collaboration in different fields based on the relations of friendship and good understanding between the two countries.
The governments of Liberia and Guinea expressed their gratefulness to Cuba for its medical assistance to those western African nations amidst a health crisis caused by the Ebola virus.
in a meeting between a Cuban diplomat and a Portuguese official both countries agreed to keep bilateral exchange related to a joint cooperation accord to fight illegal traffic of drugs and psycho-tropical substances.
The United States is willing to cooperate with Cuba in the international al struggle against Ebola in Western Africa, as confirmed on Wednesday to EFE by a spokeswoman of the State Department.