Thursday, March 3, 2022
– Cuban Foreign Minister denounced censorship of Russian media
– New channel for remittances to Cuba increases costs for families
– Deputies evaluate government programs in the province of Cuba
– Cuba ratifies socialist course in Geneva despite aggressions
– Cuba reports 596 new cases with Covid-19
– More Cubans with a complete anti-Covid-19 vaccination scheme
– Cuba prepares for new school year
– Cuba updates criminal law with emphasis on prevention
– Session IV Colloquium on European Presence in Cuba
– Cuba maintains the premise of preserving flora and fauna
Cuban Foreign Minister denounced censorship of Russian media
Havana.- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez denounced today the censorship of the big technology companies to the Russian media under the pretext of the Ukrainian conflict. By trying to gag Russian media, large companies have decided to restrict access to information for millions of world citizens, arbitrarily label journalists and limit access to services and information and communication technologies, the diplomat said in a message on Twitter. .
New channel for remittances to Cuba increases costs for families
Havana.- The authorization of the United States of a new channel for sending remittances to Cuba could alleviate an unfair measure for families, although it increases transaction costs. So the United States prohibited remittances via Western Union to Cuba, which charged around five dollars for every 100 sent, to apparently authorize formulas that charge the sender up to 30 dollars for every 100, Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Fernández said today. from Cossio on Twitter.
Deputies evaluate government programs in Cuba province
Havana.- Representatives of the work commissions of the National Assembly of the People’s Power of Cuba will evaluate from today the impact of government programs in the province of Artemisa. A press release from the parliament specified that the deputies will check compliance with the measures for the prevention and confrontation of Covid-19 until March 5.
Cuba ratifies socialist course in Geneva despite aggressions
Geneva.- The permanent representative of Cuba in UN-Geneva, Juan Antonio Quintanilla, today reiterated the island’s decision to maintain the socialist path sovereignly chosen by its people, despite aggressions such as the US blockade. “We will never give up on continuing to build our socialist State of law and social justice, democratic, independent and sovereign, organized with everyone and for the good of all,” Quintanilla said at the 49th session of the Human Rights Council.
Cuba reports 596 new cases with Covid-19
Havana.- The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported today that in the last hours 596 people with Covid-19 were detected, and two died from complications of the disease. Of the 2,267 active cases in the country, 2,241 have a stable clinical course and 26 people remain in intensive care, six of them in critical condition and 20 reported as serious.
More Cubans with complete anti-Covid-19 vaccination schedule
Havana.- The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported today that nine million 883 thousand 693 Cubans – 89.2 percent of the population – have the complete vaccination schedule against Covid-19. According to the site of that portfolio, 10 million 610 thousand 252 citizens received a dose of national immunizers, they already have the second nine million 375 thousand 995, and nine million 54 thousand 565 the third.
Cuba prepares for new school year
Havana.- With most of the students protected with anti-Covid-19 vaccines, Cuba is preparing to start a new school year on March 7, local media reported today. The adjustments in the calendar were necessary to comply with the restrictions imposed by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, however, the quality of the educational teaching process will be guaranteed, says the newspaper Juventud Rebelde.
Cuba Updates Criminal Laws with Emphasis on Prevention
Havana.- While Cuba develops an intense legislative schedule to finalize its 2019 Constitution, the update of the Penal Code is planned with a marked educational and preventive vocation. Last February, the People’s Supreme Court presented to the National Assembly of People’s Power the draft of this law and its regulations, which will be submitted to the scrutiny of the deputies in April, during the sessions of the Cuban body.
IV Colloquium on European Presence in Cuba
Havana.- The IV Colloquium European Presences in Cuba enables today the exchange between the scientific and intellectual community on the subject in the Interpretation Center of Cultural Relations of this capital. The event focuses the debate on pressing issues such as the Repercussion of the European war conflicts in Cuba during the first half of the 20th century, which allows us to understand continuities and ruptures in the transit of ideas and people from the so-called old continent and the island.
Cuba maintains the premise of preserving flora and fauna
Havana.- The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, reiterated today that the Caribbean nation’s premise is to preserve natural resources and create awareness among citizens in the care of flora and fauna. “Today is World Wildlife Day. In Cuba we have the premise of preserving our natural resources, raising awareness among the population about the value of flora and fauna, and combating environmental crimes,” the head of state wrote on his Twitter account.