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Israel demolishes Palestinian house for fifth time

Ramallah, March 2 (RHC)-- Israeli bulldozers have demolished the house of a Palestinian in northeastern Jerusalem al-Quds, displacing the residents.  The house in the town of al-Issawiya was torn down at dawn on Monday, the Palestinian Information Center reported.... More

National News

Havana, March 2 (RHC) --The national director of Epidemiology, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported on Tuesday four deaths and 997 positive samples for Covid-19 over the last24 hours, for a total of 51,587 diagnoses and 328 deaths to date in the nation.

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Havana, March 2 (RHC)--The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, welcomed on Monday the Henry Reeve International Contingent members specialized in disaster situations and serious epidemics, who faced the COVID-19 in Mexico since December.

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International News

Tehran, March 2 (RHC)-- Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Said Jatibzade confirmed that 250,000 doses of vaccine against the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the country from China.  "We appreciate the donation of 250,000 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 by the Government of China, as a new sign of friendship between the two nations," Jatibzade said.

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London, March 2 (RHC)-- UK health officials are searching for an individual in England who was among six people to have contracted the so-called Brazil variant of the coronavirus, more than two weeks after they tested positive.  The highly contagious coronavirus strain, known as P1, was first identified in the Brazilian city of Manaus.

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Those who did everything possible to discredit and prevent Cuban medical cooperation during Donald Trump's administration, must have been surprised to hear the information provided by Dr. Jorge Delgado Bustillo, Director of Cuba's Central Unit for Medical Cooperation when he said that 25 brigades with some 2 500 Cuban collaborators are still fighting Covid-19 around the world. Dr. Jorge assured that in the last six decades, and in spite of the U.S. blockade, Cuban health professionals have assisted nearly one third of the global population. 

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Radio Havana Cuba celebrates the 60th anniversary of its creation as an experimental shortwave radio station, on the air in 1961.  Those were difficult times, and it was intended to fill the gaps in the information battle that the young Cuban Revolution was waging against a virulent campaign of slander unleashed against our country by the press responding to the U.S. imperialism.  Two years earlier, Prensa Latina, another achievement of the Revolution, had been founded to this end.

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Due to an excessive drive for profit and comfort, much of the world is failing to meet most of its commitments to protect the environment, prevent global warming and curb extreme natural phenomena, the UN recently warned.

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Sancti Spiritus, February 28 (RHC)-- The Alazanes de Granma defeated the Vegueros de Pinar del Río by knockout 13-3 and advanced to the final of the 60 Series of baseball in Cuba.

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Sancti Spíritus, February 25 (RHC)-- The recovery of Pinar del Río pitcher Frank Luis Medina is progressing as expected by the medical team that operated on him at the Camilo Cienfuegos Hospital in Sancti Spiritus.

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Havana, February 23 (RHC)-- The Cuban Sports Institute (INDER) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its founding, determined to improve the health and quality of life of the population.

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Ecuador's Lenin Moreno will soon go to the undignified dustbin of regional presidents, along with former U.S. President Donald Trump. 

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This year, the COVID-19 pandemic will make it impossible to carry out the celebration of the traditional March of Torches held every January 27th and attended by tens of thousands of students, as well as the top leaders of the Revolution.  The annual march starts at the University of Havana and ends at the Fragua Martiana, a landmark where José Martí suffered unjust and cruel imprisonment as a teenager.

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Max Lesnik, one of the Cuban-Americans who has remained loyal to our country, has lived in Florida for many years.  Today he is the director of Radio Miami Television.  He praises the first measures implemented by the new administration of Joe Biden, and foresees a new phase in Cuba-U.S. diplomatic relations. 

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Havana, March 2 (RHC)-- Singer-songwriter Raúl Torres has released a new tune entitled “Patria o Muerte por la Vida” (Homeland or Death for Life), a patriotic song in response to a group of musicians of Cuban origin, who have used their art and their voice to attack their homeland.

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Havana, March 2 (RHC)-- Cuban choral ensemble Orfeón Santiago won first prize at the International Choral Festival and Competition 2020.

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Havana, March 2 (RHC)-- Cuban tres guitar player Pancho Amat prepares the release of a new musical production to mark 50 years of artistic life.

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