Havana, September 22 (RHC)-- The Spanish hotel chain Iberostar announced that it will reopen 16 of the 17 hotels it operates in Cuba and will open another facility in Cayo Cruz between November and January 2022, as the country starts to reopen its borders.... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC)-- German company Aventoura GMBH and Platten Sailing donated 104,000 disposable syringes and needles to support Cuba’s vaccination campaign.  ... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC/Prensa Latina)-- The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) reported that its Abdala Covid-19 vaccine has an efficacy rate of 90% in seriously ill patients affected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to local media.... More

United Nations, September 22 (RHC/Prensa Latina)-- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez confirmed that the island will "continue to promote respect for the world's cultural and religious diversity."... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC/PL)-- The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, described defamatory comments by U.S. President Joe Biden during his speech to the United Nations as "unacceptable."... More

United Nations, September 22 (RHC)-- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel addressed the UN high-level meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Program of Action, adopted in South Africa.... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC)-- Cuban sports authorities today expressed their condolences over the death of former boxer Orlando Martinez Romero, the first Olympic champion of the revolutionary sport.... More

New York, September 22 (RHC)-- Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was the first world leader to speak.... More

Caracas, September 22 (RHC)-- The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, denounced on Tuesday that his Colombian counterpart Iván Duque orchestrates destabilization maneuvers, with the support of the White House, against the dialogue process taking place in Mexico between the Bolivarian government and the opposition.... More

Washington, September 22 (RHC)-- The United States reported over 2,200 coronavirus deaths in one day, bringing its death toll since the start of the pandemic to 676,000.  That’s more people than were killed by influenza across the U.S. during the 1918 pandemic. ... More

New York, September 22 (RHC)-- Youth activists around the globe are holding a global climate strike on Friday, September 24th -- which will coincide with the United Nation's Climate Week. ... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC)-- Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman, left the press conference prior to the La Liga duel against Cadiz, after reading a statement and without allowing questions to the media.... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC)-- Atletico Madrid took the lead in the Spanish Football League after defeating Getafe 2-1 in the sixth round of the league, with two goals by Uruguayan star Luis Suarez.... More

Havana, September 22 (RHC)-- The Cuban under-21 volleyball team will debut tomorrow, Thursday, against Poland in Group B of the World Championship of the discipline, to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Meanwhile, two other groups will play in various cities in Italy.... More

Ramallah, September 22 (RHC)-- A Palestinian prisoners advocacy group says 100 Palestinian prisoners have decided to initiate a gradual strike if Israel continues its repressive measures against the inmates, which were increased following the recent escape of six prisoners from a high-security Israeli jail.   ... More