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Cuban president reaffirms pride in health collaborators

Havana, Jul 14, 2020.- President Miguel Diaz-Canel reaffirmed on Tuesday this nation's pride for Cuban health collaborators who fought the Covid-19 pandemic in other countries.

'Proud of our heroes in fighting Covid-19. Solidarity, commitment, love,' the president posted on his Twitter account.

On Monday, the head of State and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero welcomed the 52 members of the Henry Reeve contingent, who returned to the country after fighting the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Andorra, Nicaragua, and Antigua and Barbuda.

Cuba reiterates commitment to fight against corruption in UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, July 14, 2020 -- Cuba reaffirmed at the UN Human Rights Council its commitment to the fight against corruption, and called for it to always be addressed with respect for the sovereignty of countries.

Speaking in an interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Diego García-Sayán, Cuban representative Jairo Rodríguez noted that the island had successfully completed two cycles of the review mechanism of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.

Cuba contains the pandemic, but can't be overconfident

Havana, July 14, 2020-- As the world dawned Monday with 222,967 new people infected with COVID-19, two new cases were reported in Cuba, one of them with a source of infection abroad. These figures, although they do not constitute a reason for confidence in the current scenario, speak of how much work is still being done on the island to contain the spread of the disease, which has its current epicenter in the region of the Americas.

The Cuban ambassador to The Bahamas Alejandro García del Toro visits the Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation

The Cuban ambassador to The Bahamas Alejandro García del Toro visits the Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation

Nassau, July 14th, 2020. At the Nassau headquarters of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation, the Cuban ambassador to this country, Alejandro García del Toro was received by Jeffrey Beckles, executive president of that trade promotion institution.

The Cuban Embassy in Liberia is already celebrating July 26th.

Monrovia, July 13, 2020 - Despite the current scenario due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, this July 26 will be another opportunity for all Cubans to pay well-deserved tribute to the heroic deed of 1953.

The staff of the Cuban Embassy in Liberia, headed by the Chargé d'Affaires Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera, has prepared a plan of activities on the occasion of the celebration of the "Day of National Rebellion", which began last Saturday.

Cuba denounces at FAO Council impact of US blockade

Rome, Jul 9, 2020.- Cuba denounced on Thursday at the FAO Council the obstacles to the acquisition of food, fuel and donations due to the US economic, commercial and financial blockade for almost six decades.

Speaking on the fourth day of the 164th session of the FAO Council leading Cuba's Permanent Representation to that body, Councilor Rebeca Cutie referred to the efforts her country is making to guarantee food security in the midst of the Covid-19 emergency.

Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the Global Leaders’s Day of the International Labor Organization Global Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work.

Mr. Director General;

Excellencies, Heads of State and Government;

I feel honored to bring into this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all the justice, which was the dream and commitment of the founding fathers of our nation.

Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the Global Leaders’s Day of the International Labor Organization Global Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work.

Mr. Director General;

Excellencies, Heads of State and Government;

I feel honored to bring into this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all the justice, which was the dream and commitment of the founding fathers of our nation.

Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the Global Leaders’s Day of the International Labor Organization Global Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work.

Mr. Director General;

Excellencies, Heads of State and Government;

I feel honored to bring into this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all the justice, which was the dream and commitment of the founding fathers of our nation.

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