'Miracle' eye care programme set for January resumption

'Miracle' eye care programme set for January resumption.

Kingston, 30 October 2022 (Horace Helps from the Jamaica Observer). ALL being well, the 'Miracle Operation' Jamaica/Cuba Eye Care programme should be up and running again by the start of 2023.

The popular programme — sponsored, manned, and managed by the Government of Cuba — was suspended at the height of the novel cornavirus pandemic in 2021, and medical personnel returned to their homeland after years of treating thousands of Jamaicans with acute eye challenges.

A delegation from the Communist Party of Norway present at the XXII International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties, held in Havana

Oslo, October 30, 2022. A delegation from the Communist Party of Norway (NKP) took part in the XXII International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties (IMCWP), held in Havana, from October 27 to 29, with the participation of 145 delegates, representing 77 parties from 60 countries.

The NKP delegation was headed by Runa Evensen, president of the Party, and was also made up of Jim Høgfeldt, leader of the Trade Union Committee, and Jardar Nikolai Pettersen, president of the Young Communist League.

Cuban Foreign Minister blames the U.S. for irregular migration

Havana, 30 October 2022. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez reiterated that the United States government is responsible for the causes that stimulate irregular emigration from the island and human trafficking.

The Foreign Minister pointed out via Twitter that the acceptance of ‘those who arrive, the Cuban Adjustment Act and the economic blockade encourage irregular migration and those who profit from trafficking’.

Vietnamese, Cuban news agencies foster partnership

Director General of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Vu Viet Trang on October 30 had a working session in Hanoi with President of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina (PL) Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta.

Welcoming the PL leader, Trang briefed the guest on the situation of the VNA and its development orientations towards a multimedia news agency playing the key role in the Vietnam’s press system.

Statement of Cubans in Trinidad and Tobago, demanding the lifting of the US blockade against Cuba.

 

Port of Spain, October 30, 2022. The US blockade against Cuba is a hostile policy, considered the longest war against a sovereign country that has lasted more than 60 years. The blockade is a system of unilateral sanctions, which represents a brake on the Cuban economy, it is like a dagger in the throat of all Cubans.

Demand in the United States the lifting of the embargo against Cuba

The Bridges of Love Movement will hold a caravan today in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, to demand the lifting of the economic, financial and commercial blockade that the United States has imposed against Cuba for more than 60 years.

This was stated by its leader, Carlos Lazo, who added that Cuban-Americans and other defenders of the right of the Antillean nation to its sovereignty will join the claim.

In Lebanon the League of Palestinian Graduates demands an end to the blockade against Cuba

In Lebanon the League of Palestinian Graduates demands an end to the blockade against Cuba

The Cuban head of mission in Lebanon, Jorge León Cruz, received Ali El Khatib, president of the League of Palestinian Graduates of Cuban Universities and Institutes in Lebanon, to whom he thanked for the traditional Palestinian support to the struggle of the Cuban people against the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the US on Cuba for more than 60 years.

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