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Havana, Cuba.-Cuba reiterated at the UN General Assembly on Friday the urgent need to reform the Security Council to turn it into a transparent, representative and democratic body.
"One of the major problems and challenges still facing the UN 69 years after it was founded is not having been able to undertake the reforms required by the Security Council," said Cuban ambassador Oscar Leon as he addressed a forum dedicated to the performance of the 15-member body.
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarrias, who got the Ebola virus during his work as part of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade in Sierra Leone, is in stable conditions, though he feels very tired, said the head of the intensive care unit at Geneva´s Cantonal Hospital, Doctor Jerome Pugin.
Doctor Pugin told reporters that it is difficult to predict how Felix, 43, will progress because his health condition may change rapidly by explaining that the patient may improve or worsen as it happens in the case of hemorrhagic diseases.
Havana, Cuba.-The President of the Regional Conference for Women, Alejandrina German, recently extolled Cuba's efforts to ensure gender equality and women's empowerment, teleSUR news reported.
Speaking at the closing session of the Beijing+20 Special Session at the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA) in Santiago de Chile, German said that Cuba has always been a leader in pro-women policies.