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.
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.
1. The Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) celebrates the commemoration of the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, which was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, following the adoption of resolution A/RES/73/127, upon initiative of the Movement.
The impact of COVID19 can already be measured and will be assessed in the future by the striking numbers of people infected, the unacceptable numbers of deaths, the unquestionable damages to the world economy, production, trade, employment and personal income of millions of people. It is a crisis that goes well beyond the scope of health.
To the World Movement of Solidarity with Cuba.
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.