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North America

United States uses pandemic to intensify blockade against CubaHavana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Director general of the United States at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández, affirmed today that the North American nation uses the Covid-19 pandemic to intensify the economic blockade, using it as a political weapon against the island. In an article published in Granma newspaper, the diplomat stated that the current US strategy is to restrict the sources of income of the largest of the Antilles and to force the population into major deprivations, presenting them as deficiencies of its political and economic model.


6 de agosto de 2020, 14:59Berlin, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The head of the German Eastern Business Association (OAOEV), Oliver Hermes, considered today that Russia continues to be an important economic partner despite the Covid-19 crisis.


Beijing, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) China accused the United States today of violating market principles with its plan to ban the use of mobile applications developed here, arguing that they pose a security risk.


cuba minrex fernandez Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Fernandez, director general of US affairs at Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Thursday that the North American nation, with all its might, has no capacity to yield the island's will.


Cuba expresses solidarity with US scientistsHavana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Rodriguez, Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba, expressed solidarity with more than 50 US scientists who have lost their jobs, supposedly for hiding collaboration with China.


Díaz-Canel denounces the US plan against Cuba during Covid-19Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, denounced today the United States plan against his country, which aims to take advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to increase the damage of the economic blockade and use it as a weapon politics.


6 de agosto de 2020, 11:51Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The development of plants and animals in North America is more damaged today by human activity than by the melting of glaciers more than 10,000 years ago, reports an article in the journal Science.


Surprising appearance of new penguin colonies in AntarcticaWashington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists called the discovery of 11 new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica surprising today.


Recalling Hiroshima, UN repeats call to eliminate nuclear weaponsUnited Nations, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres repeated on Thursday his call for the total elimination of nuclear weapons, a goal the agency has pursued 75 years ago and still continues to be achieved.


United States uses pandemic to intensify blockade against CubaHavana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Director general of the United States at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández, affirmed today that the North American nation uses the Covid-19 pandemic to intensify the economic blockade, using it as a political weapon against the island. In an article published in Granma newspaper, the diplomat stated that the current US strategy is to restrict the sources of income of the largest of the Antilles and to force the population into major deprivations, presenting them as deficiencies of its political and economic model.


Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Latin American emigration organizations that make up the Alianza Martiana coalition in the US city of Miami expressed their regret on the recent death of the renowned historian Eusebio Leal.