Sancti Spiritus Hosts 2nd Immunology Forum

The scientific advances of the province will be presented at the forum. (Photo: Montos)Sancti Spiritus Camilo Cienfuegos Provincial Hospital was the venue this Wednesday of the 2nd Provincial Forum of Immunology, in which local researches and guest participants debated on the recent advances of the speciality.

According to Dr. David Luna Gonzalez, president of the Sancti Spiritus Chapter of the Cuban Society of Immunology, keynote lectures were delivered about modern diagnosis and therapeutics used in several immunological illnesses. »

Specialists Debate on Cuban Plan against Ebola

This meeting was approved by the extraordinary summit of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Countries of Our America, held in Havana last October 20. (Photo: AIN)Cuba develops a comprehensive plan of prevention and facing an Ebola epidemic, trying to minimize risks of introduction and transmission of the infection, assured Jose Angel Portal, first deputy minister of Public Health. »

Raul Castro Welcomed ECLAC Executive Secretary

During the meeting, held on Tuesday afternoon, they spoke about cooperation relations between Cuba and the ECLAC. (Photo taken from ACN)Cuban President Raul Castro received the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas, who is on a working visit to Cuba. »

Cuban Resolution against Blockade Supported by Majority at UN

The blockade is the longest in the history of humankind and has imposed economic, financial and commercial restrictions on Cuba for over 50 years. »

Sancti Spiritus Health Cooperator Dies in Guinea Conakry

Cuban Ministry of Public Health confirmed the death in Guinea Conakry of one member of the brigade that traveled there to fight Ebola. He died as a consequence of malaria with neurological complications. »

Uruguayan Presidential Elections to Second Round

In his brief message of celebration, Tabaré Vazquez said that he would try to reach political and social consensus for a better quality of life for Uruguayans. (Photo: teleSUR)Tabaré Vázquez, of the governing Frente Amplio (FA), and Luis Lacalle Pou, candidate for the opposing Partido Nacional, will confront each other again in a second electoral round next November 30, surveys confirmed. »


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Fidel Castro’s Comments on New York Times Column

Referring to the US blockade of Cuba, Fidel said that in just a few days the world community will express at the United Nations its agreement or disagreement in this respect. Fidel Castro comments on an Internet edition of The New York Times »

Historic Sancti Spiritus Rearranges

Self-employed business people will not be allowed to exhibit or sell their products in unauthorized areas. (Photo: A. del Valle)   New regulations will be in force starting next November 1st, in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba. »