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70 % of the Cuban population will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by August

Havana, May 8 (RHC)--Cuba will start this month a broader intervention study with the vaccine candidates Abdala and Soberana 02, prioritizing complex territories and risk groups. Then, after the approval of the emergency use, the island will increase the scope of immunization, and by August, 70% of its population will be vaccinated.... More

National News

Havana, May 8 (RHC)-- Cuban Son Day is being celebrated for the first time this May 8.

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Havana, May 7 (RHC)-- The Cuban Foreign Ministry (MINREX) has called unjustified and unfriendly the expulsion of the first secretary of its embassy in Colombia, Omar Rafael Garcia, who was declared persona non grata by Bogota.

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International News

New Delhi, May 9 (RHC)-- COVID-19 deaths in India could potentially reach a “staggering” one million by August 1 this year, an editorial published in medical journal the Lancet said citing an estimate by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation – an independent global health research centre of the University of Washington.

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Moscow, May 9 (RHC)-- President Vladimir Putin has vowed that Russia will firmly defend national interests, at a time of soaring tensions between Moscow and the West.  

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The closure of the Guantanamo naval base and the return of that territory located in the eastern part of the country illegally occupied by the United States, is a long-standing demand of Cuba, supported by other peoples, political personalities and international organizations.

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Outgoing Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno has dominated the news and generated headlines due to the devastating health and economic situation of his country.

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The electoral process is advancing in Peru, as we come up to the second round of the presidential elections scheduled for Sunday, June 6.  Voters will choose between the progressive professor Pedro Castillo and the representative of the ultra-right, Keiko Fujimori.

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Havana, May 7 (RHC)-- Cuban Milaymis de la Caridad Marín in the 76 kg was left without chances to qualify for the Tokyo Games, after losing in the quarterfinals at the Pre-Olympic wrestling in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Havana, May 6 (RHC)-- Five Cuban weightlifting exponents (two women and three men) are registered today among the competitors of the Colombia Open, scheduled to take place in Cali from May 10th to the 16th.

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Havana, May 3 (RHC)-- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel praised his country's women's team that won the gold medal in the 4 x 400-meter relay at the World Relay Championship held in Poland.  Through his official Twitter account, the president described as "unprecedented" the event that took place the day before and wrote: "Cuban women continue to make history."

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Havana, April 30 (RHC)-- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez congratulated Radio Havana Cuba on the occasion of the station's 60th anniversary, which is being celebrated this May 1st.

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This Sunday, and in spite of the COVID pandemic, many people around the world once again came out against the U.S. blockade of Cuba.  And for the first time, a regatta was held in front of the Havana seawall with the participation of boats from a number of countries, including yachts flying the U.S. flag.

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The news of his death did not come as a surprise since it was known that his health was declining and he was also affected by irreparable family losses.  But the death of Ramsey Clark is a source of pain and suffering for many, in many parts of the world.

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Havana, May 6 (RHC)-- As part of the campaign leading up to May 8th –Cuban Son Day—the country’s oldest record and musical editions company EGREM presented the DVD ‘Caminos de Son’ by Rolando Almirante, on digital platforms and on Canal Clave of Cuban television.

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Havana, May 6 (RHC)-- The latest album by Cuban bassist, percussionist, pianist, singer, composer, arranger and musical producer Alain Pérez, entitled ‘El cuento de la buena pipa,’ is nominated to the 24th edition of Cubandisco Awards—in the category of graphic design.

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Holguin, May 6 (RHC)-- The space entitled ‘Camara azul’, dedicated to audiovisual creation in the framework of the 28th Romerías de Mayo Festival paid tribute to filmmaker Humberto Solás.

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