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Central Bank of Cuba approved BBVA’s request to cancel its license

Central Bank of Cuba approved BBVA’s request to cancel its license Central Bank of Cuba approved BBVA’s request to cancel its license

The Central Bank of Cuba (BCC) canceled the representation license of the BBVA at the request of the Spanish entity, the BCC reported through a decree in the Official Gazette. The cancellation of BBVA’s license was published in the Tuesday version of the Gazette and was not reported in the official Cuban press. The closure […]

Researcher points to Russia as responsible for the “Havana syndrome”

Researcher points to Russia as responsible for the “Havana syndrome” Researcher points to Russia as responsible for the “Havana syndrome”

A former military researcher USA believes that health incidents known as “Havana syndrome” have been the result of attacks by Russiaaccording to the results of an investigation broadcast by the 60 Minutes program. The report is the result of a joint investigation by CBS television, the Russian media The Insider, and the German magazine Der […]

Alzheimer’s: scientists from Cuba and Mexico advance research for treatment

Alzheimer’s: scientists from Cuba and Mexico advance research for treatment Alzheimer’s: scientists from Cuba and Mexico advance research for treatment

Havana, March 30 (EFE). Scientists of Cuba and Mexico develop a molecule that could help joint research for the treatment and therapy of Alzheimer’sthe official newspaper Granma reported this Saturday. The preliminary result of one of these scientific projects showed the “powerful neuroprotective capacity” of the Cneuro-201 molecule at the time of “disaggregate amyloid plaques […]

The US returns irregular migrants to Cuba and there are already 340 so far this year

The US returns irregular migrants to Cuba and there are already 340 so far this year The US returns irregular migrants to Cuba and there are already 340 so far this year

Cuba received this Thursday a flight from USA in which 61 irregular migrants were deported, and with them a total of 340 people returned to the island in 26 operations from various countries in the region so far this year, according to official media. This group, the first to arrive from the US in March, […]

Cuba once again extends the tariff exemption on food, medicine and other products

Cuba once again extends the tariff exemption on food, medicine and other products Cuba once again extends the tariff exemption on food, medicine and other products

The Ministry of Finance and Prices (MEP) of Cuba extended until June 30 the exemption of tariffs on food, toiletries, medicines and medical supplies that travelers can bring to the island for non-commercial purposes, official media reported this Thursday. This rule – adopted in 2021 and which has been extended several times – will now […]

Cuba: Hundreds of citizens go out to protest due to lack of light

Cuba: Hundreds of citizens go out to protest due to lack of light Cuba: Hundreds of citizens go out to protest due to lack of light

Recently it was realized that bread was added to the basics that are in short supply in Cuba. Now there is one more problem, the long blackouts that affect the entire country and that in Santiago de Cuba last up to 13 hours a day. Hundreds of people today took to the streets in Santiago […]

Dollars, euros, pesos and MLC: the puzzle of currencies in Cuba

Dollars, euros, pesos and MLC: the puzzle of currencies in Cuba Dollars, euros, pesos and MLC: the puzzle of currencies in Cuba

What can I pay with here?” This is the question that Cubans ask themselves when they enter a storea restaurant or a gas station, on an island where four currencies and multiple exchange rates coexist. “That is tortuous, where am I going to buy, how is the exchange rate, if it is convenient for me […]

Flour, crisis and prices: bread is added this March to the basics that are in short supply in Cuba

Flour, crisis and prices: bread is added this March to the basics that are in short supply in Cuba Flour, crisis and prices: bread is added this March to the basics that are in short supply in Cuba

Five elderly people improvise a gathering while waiting in line in front of a state bakery in Havana. Everyone has been waiting for more than five hours for the product, highly valued in these days of crisis, to finally arrive. “That’s how it always is: we see each other in line every Thursday. This bakery […]

Celac calls to end the economic blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba

Celac calls to end the economic blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba Celac calls to end the economic blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) This Friday, they unanimously approved a joint declaration in which they called for the end of the economic and commercial blockade, which has been imposed for more than six decades. USA against Cubahitting its population above all. On the occasion of the VIII Celac Summit held […]

Cuba asks the WFP for help for the first time due to a lack of milk for children under 7 years of age

Cuba asks the WFP for help for the first time due to a lack of milk for children under 7 years of age Cuba asks the WFP for help for the first time due to a lack of milk for children under 7 years of age

The government of Cuba requested help for the first time through an official communication to the management of the World Food Program (WFP) due to the country’s difficulties in being able to continue delivering milk to those under 7 years of age. As confirmed by the WFP, the executive management of this arm of United […]

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