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Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Russia are celebrating on Saturday the 61st anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations, which according to both governments, they maintain at a high level in all spheres.

Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of Casa de las Americas, Abel Prieto, on Friday reiterated the entity's support for Colombian promoters of peace, justice and dignity for all.

Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca on Friday reiterated his rejection of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade, which has been tightening with 240 measures.

Santiago de Cuba, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity with the peoples of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti, Colombia and Mexico was expressed here on Friday during the presentation of the 40th edition of the International Caribbean Festival.

Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Foreign Ministry has called unjustified and unfriendly the expulsion of the first secretary of its embassy in Colombia, Omar Rafael Garcia, who was declared persona non grata by Bogota.

Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is taking steps to submit a new funding application to the United Nations Global Fund's Covid-19 Response Mechanism, the media reported on Friday.

Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade against Cuba hinders the development and production of its own vaccines against the Covid-19 disease, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced on Friday.

Pretoria, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Professor Robert van Niekerk, from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), in Johannesburg, South Africa, expressed his rejection to the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the United States has imposed against Cuba for almost 60 years.

Paris, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The solidarity campaign launched by the 'Cuba Linda' and 'France Cuba' associations to support mass vaccination in Cuba against Covid-19 has raised 30 thousand euros until today, the equivalent to 374 thousand syringes.

Tegucigalpa, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The continental campaign from the solidarity movements with Cuba to send one million syringes to the Caribbean nation for the Covid-19 vaccination is making progress in Honduras, an activist from the crusade confirmed on Friday.

Quito, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian lawmakers condemned the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba and demanded to put an end to such a hostile policy.