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Cuban response to coronavirus pandemic — I

Since the eruption in late 2019 in China of Coronavirus (re-named COVID-19) many developing countries’ healthcare system is strained to near-collapse. Creditably, China has succeeded in controlling and ‘flattening the…

Cuban response to the coronavirus pandemic — II

In the field of bio-technological research Cuban contribution is noteworthy, e.g., a drug, Interferon Alfa-2B has been used to combat the coronavirus – both inside the country and in China.…

From Cuba with love

THE year was 2005, and the context was the devastating earthquake that took the lives of thousands and destroyed homes and livelihoods of many more in parts of AJK and…

Protests in Cuba

On July 11, thousands of angry Cubans took to the streets to express their anger and frustration as they are facing shortage of food, some basic medicines and electricity. They…

Protests in Cuba

Protests erupted in various Cuban cities the weekend of July 11 over dire economic conditions and a surge in Covid-19 cases. They are the biggest protests to hit Cuba in…

Incubation centres and the economy

The global economy has experienced numerous changes, ranging from technological advancements, unique innovations, globalization, etc. This has led to the need to improve the levels of business or entrepreneurship skills…

While Cuba helps

A team of 85 Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Peru on June 3 to help the Andean nation tackle the coronavirus pandemic. That same day, Secretary of State Mike…