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Cuban government evaluates confrontation with Covid-19 and economic issues in Pinar del Río province

Havana, Jan 21 (RHC) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and the prime minister, Manuel Marrero, led a meeting on Thursday in the western province of Pinar del Río to evaluate the confrontation with Covid-19 and various aspects of the economic reform.... More

National News

Havana, January 21(RHC) Some 38 medical brigades from the Henry Reeve International Contingent, sent by Cuba, contribute today in 26 countries in the efforts to stop the health crisis caused by the pandemic of the Covid-19.

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Havana, January 21(RHC) The General Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines, Vicente Vérez Bencomo, announced in a press conference with foreign agencies accredited in Havana, that Cuba is preparing the capacities to produce one hundred million doses of the vaccine Soberana 02 against the Covid-19.

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International News

Geneva, January 21 (RHC)-- The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to approve several COVID-19 vaccines from western and Chinese manufacturers in coming weeks and months, according to a document published on Wednesday, as the global health agency aims for rapid vaccine rollouts in poorer countries.

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United Nations, January 21 (RHC)-- At least 43 migrants and refugees have been killed in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said, the first tragic event of 2021 in the Central Mediterranean where more than 17,000 have drowned since 2014.

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According to official records as of yesterday, nearly 40 million people had been inoculated against COVID-19, but most of these recipients live in developed countries with high levels of income.

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Some may still remember when the out-going President of the United States, Donald Trump, reluctantly agreed to wear a mask to protect himself from COVID-19 and said he felt like "The Lone Ranger," a fictional TV character from the old American West.

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There are only a few days left before U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes office as White House chief executive, and his team must be working hard to address the major issues to be inherited from his predecessor, Donald Trump.

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Havana, January 20 (RHC)-- The eight teams that have already qualified for the postseason in the 60th National Baseball Series (SNB) have already qualified, and the only thing that remains to be defined is the confrontations between them. Duels that will be ready after the last game of the calendar between the Vegueros of Pinar del Río and the Lions of Industriales.

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Las Tunas, January 18 (RHC)-- The Cuban Boxing Federation (FCB) has announced that the VIII Copa Teófilo Stevenson in Memoriam will be held from March 29th to April 4th in Las Tunas, with the participation of the main figures of boxing in Cuba.

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Matanzas, January 13 (RHC)-- The current baseball season champion Matanzas became the fifth team with a safe presence in the play-offs of the 60th National Baseball Series, after beating Pinar del Río in the Nelson Fernández Stadium, in San José de las Lajas.

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The Cuban province of Villa Clara celebrates this Monday the 22nd anniversary of the inauguration of the great monumental facility located in the municipality of Santa Clara to pay tribute to Commander Ernesto Che Guevara, who led one of the most decisive battles of the Rebel Army in this city during the national liberation struggle.

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November 24 (RHC)-- November 24 (RHC)-- RHC brings us an exclusive interview with Carlos Alzugaray, a political analyst and former Cuban diplomat. The interview, conducted by Roberto Bastidas, delves into the  presidential elections in the United States, its outcome, and posible changes expected from an eventual Biden Administration with regards to the neighboring Caribbean island.

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 Havana, November 9 (RHC)—Radio Havana Cuba conducted an exclusive interview with Washington D.C.-based Cuban American attorney José Pertierra. Full transcript follows.

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Havana, January 18 (RHC)--Renowned Cuban film director and screenwriter Juan Carlos Tabío died in the early hours of Monday, January 18, 2021, in Havana. 

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Sancti-Spiritus, January 18 (RHC)-- The traveling exhibition Che photographer was inaugurated at the Oscar Fernández-Morera art gallery in central Santi Spiritus city. 

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Havana, January 18 (RHC)-- The 36th Jazz Plaza International Festival will take place January 19 through the 24th online due to the epidemiological situation generated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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