Cuba in UN

Blockade prevents a shipping company from unloading raw materials for the production of medicines in Cuba

Havana, 29 April 2020. FarmaCuba, a Cuban pharmaceutical company, reported that in March a shipping company returned two containers of raw materials to the port of origin despite they were already in Havana, as they were warned they would be sanctioned.

Neyra Muguercia, Director General of FarmaCuba explained that this resulted in the loss of a 30-day crossing, the same period for the return, and new arrangements by the parties involved to ship the raw materials with another shipping company that took 30 more days.

More than 1,450 men and women in white lab coats from Cuba’s Henry Reeve Contingent have traveled to 22 nations in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East to battle the pandemic

Havana, April 28, 2020. A brigade of 217 Cuban health professionals has arrived in South Africa to support the battle against COVID-19 in that country, bringing to 22 the total number of "medical embassies" that have traveled abroad to help save lives.

A total of more than 1,450 men and women in white lab coats from the Henry Reeve Contingent have traveled to 22 nations in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East to confront the pandemic.

ICAP message to the World Movement of Solidarity with Cuba in the time of Covid19.

To the World Movement of Solidarity with Cuba.

Dear friends,

With deep humanistic conviction, the government and people of Cuba offer the world, once again, the example of militant Solidarity at a time when the planet is facing the global pandemic of the new Coronavirus Sars Cov-2, Covid-19, which has already claimed the lives of more than 70 thousand people in the world in a very short time.

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