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Cuba

Vietnam has good chances of expanding business in CubaHavana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has a good chance of becoming a major investor in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), Cuban authorities told on Monday Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.


Sports

Copenhagen (Prensa Latina) Cuban Yarisleidis Cirilo and Katherin Nuevo continued to make history by winning silver medal here today in the 200-meter K-2 race at the World Canoe Sprint Championships.


Science

Cuba thanks PAHO for helping fight Covid-19 pandemicHavana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal on Monday thanked the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), on behalf of the Cuban Government, for its cooperation in the fight against Covid-19 .


Opinion

19 de septiembre de 2021, 0:17 

Por Xin Ping*

Beijing._ Ernesto is a Cuban farmer. Twenty-five years ago, he lost his left leg. Every day, he works in the field with a prosthesismade of aluminium and plastic fibres, rough and rigid. Ernesto wants a specialized prosthesis of good quality so that he can work better. However, due to the U.S. embargo, the rigid prosthesis is all he could get.


Culture

Panama claims archaeological pieces to be auctionedPanama, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Culture of Panama (MiCultura) on Monday carries out a battle for the return of seven archaeological pieces belonging to the country's heritage, which will be sold by German company Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger.


Economy

United States close to defaulting on its debtWashington, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The United States is close to defaulting on its public debt, something that expert assessments assure could unleash an economic catastrophe on a global scale.