Ottawa, October 19 (RHC)--The airline Vacances Air Air Canada has announced it will increase in its flights to Cuba, the island's tourism counselor in Ottawa, Carmen Casal, confirmed on Twitter.... More

Havana, July 22 (RHC)-- Cuban Tourism Minister, Juan Carlos Garcia, says the island is ready to receive travelers from all over the world, because of the health protection it offers.... More

New joint report proposes ten measures to prevent the current health crisis from becoming a food crisis.... More

In a discussion organized by the Mexican Senate, Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena warned that women are the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and advocated for a feminist social compact with equality and sustainability.... More

Cuba participates in the Mendoza 2020 Multisectoral International Business Round. The country is being represented at the virtual business meeting by ARTEX, the Company for the Commercialization of Seeds and Agricultural Products and the Center for the Promotion of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, ProCuba, reported on Twitter.... More

At a special meeting convened by Mexico in its capacity as Pro Tempore Chair of CELAC, the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, submitted a detailed report on the region’s situation to the countries along with recommendations to support the post-pandemic recovery.... More

More than three months have passed since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Jan. 30, sending the highest level of alarm to the world.... More

ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in an EU-LAC Foundation webinar, urging for a “new green deal” to be forged with Europe for a more democratic, less unequal and more sustainable world.... More

Some foreign officials' efforts to sue China for causing global damages in the COVID-19 pandemic are totally absurd and aim to cover up their own missteps, experts and observers have said.... More

The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has urged the U.S. to lift its blockade against Cuba and Venezuela. ECLAC Secretary Alicia Barcena said it is a necessary action at a time when the COVID-19 is deteriorating the prospects of all Latin American economies.... More

U.S. oil prices crashed to the negative territory for the first time in history on Monday, fueled by pandemic-related demand shock and oversupply fears.... More

As businesses lose revenue, unemployment is likely to increase sharply, transforming a supply-side shock to a wider demand-side shock for the economy.... More

The COVID-19 pandemic "represents a threat to everybody in the world and ... it has an economic impact that will bring a recession that probably has no parallel in the recent past," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.... More

Cuba's deputy agriculture minister Ydael Perez Brito has said that among the strategies of this sector to ensure food production in the face of the challenge represented by COVID-19 are the strengthening of collection tasks and the increase in planting.... More

Medical personnel work inside one of the emergency structures that were set up to ease procedures outside the hospital of Brescia, Northern Italy, Tuesday, 10 M

Robotics and automation could play an increasingly important role in combating infectious diseases such as COVID-19, according to an editorial published Wednesday on Science Robotics.... More