The third list of the main topics of Prensa Latina Day
Publisher: Odalys Buscarón Ochoa
Cuba: The ministers of the Communist Party of Cuba and Vietnam speak
First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party, Miguel Diaz-Canel, and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trung, spoke on the phone today to confirm their interest in strengthening relations.
Cuba: The US blockade of Cuba is negatively affecting people’s health
The health authorities condemned here today the economic blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, which has negatively affected the health of this people for nearly six decades, the effects of which have increased with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cuba: Representatives of Cuba and Ireland speak in a virtual exchange
Representatives from Cuba and Ireland spoke today in a hypothetical exchange about their experiences in facing Covid-19 and rejected the impact of the US blockade on the Caribbean country.
Argentina: Strong message of government unity following court ruling
The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, indicated today that no court ruling or newspaper cover will make him change the idea of prioritizing the health and lives of citizens.
Colombia: 31 confirmed deaths in demonstrations
The Institute for Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAS) confirmed today that 31 people were killed during the national strike that is shaking the country for the eighth consecutive day.
Colombia: Alert in Colombia regarding a possible ordinance of internal disturbances
Various voices in Colombia today warned of the possibility of declaring a state of internal turmoil, through a decree that would allow Ivan Duque’s government to formalize repression against mobilization.
Colombia: Peasants demand to continue the national strike
Today, several peasant organizations associated with the Colombia National Agricultural Coordinator (CNA) called for the continuation of the national strike and historical demands of the sector such as land reform.
COSTA RICA: Critical Case for Covid-19 Patients
Today, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) revealed that it has 65 Covid-19 patients waiting for a suitable bed, while the daily income exceeds the number of available places.
Guatemala: Sputnik V will accelerate its Covid-19 vaccination plan
Today Guatemala received its first 50,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine out of a total of eight million acquired to accelerate its national immunization plan against Covid-19.
Peru: Draft banning of Communist parties rejected
Today’s draft electoral ban for communist parties in Peru has deserved to be firmly rejected by analysts, human rights advocates and other voices describing it as undemocratic and fascist.
Venezuela: They will present a documentary on the resistance of the people
Filmmakers announced today that the Venezuelan people’s resistance to internal and external attacks, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, is the main theme of a documentary film to be shown here soon.
United Nations: Reaffirm the United Nations commitment to multilateralism
Today, the highest authorities of the United Nations affirmed their commitment to multilateralism as the way to confront the most urgent global problems and crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada: Highlighting the importance of Cuban vaccines against Covid-19
Today’s Canadian CBC News series highlighted the production of Soberana and Mambisa vaccines in Cuba against Covid-19, developed by the Finlay Institute and the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, respectively.
France: Cubans in France join a tweet against the US blockade
Cubans residing in France today shared messages of disavowal through a global tweet that organizations from the United States called for to reject the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by that country on the island.
Spain: nearly eight thousand immigrants arrive in Spain by sea
Today, the Ministry of the Interior announced that a total of 7,737 migrants arrived in Spain by sea in the first four months of 2021, an increase of 58.1 percent over the same period in 2020.
UK: G7 pledges to support WHO’s Covid-19 Vaccine Mechanism
Today, the Group of Seven (G7) pledged to contribute more money to the mechanism established by the World Health Organization to distribute vaccines against Covid-19 in an equitable manner.
United Kingdom: British leaders preach on the eve of local elections
Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his political opponent, the Labor Party Keir Starmer, and Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon came out to preach today on the eve of the regional elections.
Vietnam: The country will cut off a new wave of COVID-19
The closure of schools and centers providing non-essential services, the suspension of events and the extension of the quarantine period are some of the measures that Vietnam today is trying to stop the fourth wave of Covid-19.
Ethiopia: Countdown to general elections begins
The countdown to the general elections in Ethiopia began today amid the deteriorating epidemiological situation due to COVID-19 and the restoration of order in the Tigray regional state.
Economy: The US blockade hurts Cuba’s postal and technology sector
Business groups in the postal and technological sector in Cuba recorded losses of more than 500 thousand dollars due to the blockade and the coercive measures practiced by the United States today against the island.
The Economy: A global network’s call to reverse the dangerous trend of more hunger
Key members of the Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) today called for a reversal of the growth of hunger, through safer, more efficient systems and greater cooperation from the international community.
Economy: An international organization insisting on equal access to vaccines
The Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, today called for an urgent response to a multilateral solution that ensures equitable access to vaccines worldwide.
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