Minister of Health: Kenya is working “hard” for the return of kidnapped Cuban doctors

Cuban Minister of Public Health Jose Angel Portal affirmed the Kenyan government is working “hard” to guarantee the “safe return” of two Cuban doctors who were kidnapped by suspected members of the Al-Shabaab terrorist group more than a year ago. Portal had a telephone conversation with his Kenyan counterpart, Mutahi Kagwe, in which they discussed …

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French company interrupts remittance transfers to Cuba and the United States places Cuban bank on blacklist

A French bank has decided to comply with an order from the U.S. Treasury Department and suspend the transfer of remittances to the island originating in the United States. The decision came after the Trump administration decided to include in the list of Cuban assets a London-based banking entity, Havana Internacional Bank (Havin), to which …

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Cuba inaugurates plant to produce drug against COVID-19

A synthetic peptides production plant, in which a drug used successfully in Cuba against COVID-19 will be manufactured, was inaugurated this Thursday at Havana’s Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB). President Miguel Diaz-Canel opened the plant. At the plant, identified with number 14 in the CIGB, the active pharmaceutical ingredient of the drug Jusvinza …

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