Spain prepares a treat, England seeks prowess in the Euro Cup
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by Elsy Fors Garzon
2h ago
Today the issue on Spanish soil, in a general sense, is not betting on a favorable result in Berlin this Sunday, but rather where to celebrate the victory and the possibility of going to the Plaza de la Cibeles to extend the fun. However, the reality is not so devastating. Although La Roja managed to win their six games in the continental tournament (three in the group stage and three in the round of 16, quarterfinals and semifinals), England showed that their powerful squad is to be feared. The merit of the Spanish team led by Luis de la Fuente focuses fundamentally on having looked for diffe ..read more
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Cuba’s Cimavax vaccine registered in Belarus
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by Javier Arana Villasusa
3h ago
The vaccine, developed by Cuba’s Molecular Immunology Center, was the first therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer patented and officially registered in the world. Cuban Ambassador to Belarus Santiago Pérez commented that the decision by the Belarusian regulatory agency to register Cimavax is an indisputable achievement of Cuba’s biotechnology in a country with such high standards and demands as Belarus. Pérez recalled that Belarus was precisely the first country in the continent where Cuba’s Soberana vaccine against Covid-19 was registered. According to the Cuban diplomat, this registration ..read more
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Cuba encourages rice production as an alternative to imports
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by Elsy Fors Garzon
4h ago
According to news of Cuban television, the vice president urged producers and cooperative forms of management in that eastern province of Granma to deploy greater efforts for the “recovery of the popular rice program.” In this sense, Valdés evaluated there the implementation of the rice program, conceived until 2030, which plans to return Granma to the status of “largest cereal-producing province” in the Caribbean country, stated the journalistic report. Ten of the 13 municipalities in the province use manual tillage techniques as a form of alternative grain production that avoids the use of l ..read more
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Cuba assesses the conservation status of over 4,800 plants
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by Oraily Madruga Rios
4h ago
This is the outcome of the work led by the Institute of Ecology and Systematics, the Environment Agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment and the contribution of dozens of specialists from some 30 national and foreign institutions, Granma newspaper reported. Of the total number of species evaluated, 46% are endangered species at certain level, and 26% are considered extinct or regionally extinct. Among the main causes endangering the survival of Cuban plants are agricultural activity, along with logging, illegal trade in species, open-pit mining and interaction with exotic ..read more
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Colombian Gov’t concerns over extension of ceasefire with ELN
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by Oraily Madruga Rios
4h ago
On a communiqué, this entity recalled that the work of the process is paralyzed both in the commitments acquired with the development of the participation of civil society in the construction of peace, and in the preparation of the extension of ceasefire, which expires in the first week of August and whose renewal requires work. The governmental representation pointed out to have requested repeatedly the ELN Peace delegation to resume the work of the Table in order to resolve in a bilateral and constructive manner the difficulties aroused, always prioritizing the need to achieve as soon as pos ..read more
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Biden remains in the race despite hesitations
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by Oraily Madruga Rios
4h ago
On the complex web of US politics, anything can happen. Opinions differ. Some believe that it is too early to write off the race for Biden, while other analysts think that allowing him to go on the November 5 ballot would be suicide for the Democrats. Biden defends the concept that the November 5th elections are still a long way off, in line with what he expressed in his latest public appearances when he noted that the campaign starts now (in less than four months to Election Day). A poll released on Friday weeks after Biden’s ill-fated debate with Trump in Atlanta, unfolded that the president ..read more
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Milk for Cuba, campaign continues from the US
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by Elsy Fors Garzon
12h ago
Precisely, another 2,750 pounds of milk left for Cuba this Saturday, which will be distributed at the Guanajay pediatric hospital (Artemisa), the Güines pediatric hospital (Mayabeque) and the Solidaridad con Panamá school (Havana), he announced. Professor Lazo, coordinator of Puentes de Amor, from Seattle, in dialogue with Prensa Latina. Despite hate campaigns and intimidation that try to discredit and prevent Cuban emigrants from the island from contributing to the milk for Cuba efforts, we exceeded the original idea of ​​40 thousand pounds, he said. He reiterated that they covered the 15 pro ..read more
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Most Venezuelan presidential candidates show respect for peace
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by Oraily Madruga Rios
12h ago
At the end of the first 10 days of this paramount step of the electoral schedule, which will finish on July 25 at midnight, the forerunners would have presented their proposals to the voters and made promises to advance in the country’s development, although with opposing visions. Notwithstanding the electoral speeches of most of the presidential candidates contrast in the political sense of moving the nation forward, there is a distinctive element in which almost all of them bet, but with nuances, on defending national democracy, non-interference from abroad and economic progress. Nicolas Mad ..read more
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Social movements reject Panama Canal Multipurpose Reservoir Project (+Photo)
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by Oraily Madruga Rios
16h ago
According to researcher Pablo Navarro, a lately exploratory study indicates that the controversial initiative has not thought of the families that could lose everything with this mega project, whose construction would take about six years. In addition, it has an investment of USD$1.6 billion, according to Ricaurte Vazquez, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). Navarro stated that neither the ACP, nor the Government have consulted the population about the project, which was evidenced in a poll to families living on the banks of the Indio River, in Colon; in Tres Hermanas, in West P ..read more
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Syria ready to hold its parliamentary elections
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by Oraily Madruga Rios
16h ago
Despite attempts by some terrorist groups and separatist militias to prevent citizens from exercising their right to vote, the elections will be held on their constitutional date without any changes, the head of the High Judicial Electoral Commission, Jihad Murad. Murad explained that the electoral process is conducted completely under judicial supervision, from the nomination of candidates to the announcement of the results. The senior authority clarified that 8,151 polling stations were equipped in all provinces and large residential and labor concentrations were taken into account. Meanwhil ..read more
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