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10 August, 2020 UN experts condemn sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela

.- Unilateral economic sanctions against countries like Cuba and Venezuela are causing today greater suffering and limitations for their people amid the Covid-19 pandemic, UN independent rapporteurs warned.

4 August, 2020 Havana performs massive PCR tests to detect Covid-19

Massive real-time PCR tests are being performed in Havana’s 15 municipalities, to detect any Covid-19 case, Dr. Francisco Duran, director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health, reported on Monday during his usual press briefing. The doctor pointed out that most of tests take place in municipalities where there are transmission events, outbreaks of the disease and a more complex epidemiological situation.

3 August, 2020 Cuba and the United Kingdom create Biofarma Innovations

The BioCubaFarma Business Group and the UK company Sg Innovations Limited announced on Monday the creation of a new company, BioFarma Innovations, focused on accelerating the development and accessibility in Europe and the British Commonwealth of innovative and leading world-class medicines, reports a joint statement from both entities, to which Granma was granted access.

31 July, 2020 Cuba mourns the passing of Eusebio Leal Spengler

Cubans have learned with sadness of the passing Friday morning, of Eusebio Leal Spengler, the Historian of Havana City. News outlets like Granma newspaper, Rebelde Radio, and Cubadebate broke the news. He was 77.