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Polio, a scourge eradicated by the Revolution

In February 1962, the first anti-polio vaccination campaign was initiated. Of notable importance was the effectiveness of the massive immunization of the population.

Cuba takes second place in European Judo Open

Cuba’s men’s squad took second place on the country medal chart of the European Judo Open, held in Cluj, Romania, with an outstanding performance by Iván Silva who won the 81 kilograms division

Cuba looking to triumph in Toronto 2015

The Cuban delegation to the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto participated in the official flag-presentation ceremony at the José Martí Memorial in Havana, attended by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, and a member of the PCC Political Bureau.

Cuba, tourism and the U.S. blockade

Almost seven million U.S. tourists traveled to the Caribbean from January through July 2014, a group Cuba can not attract, given the blockade imposed on the island by the United States, for over 50 years.

New U.S. regulations on trade and travel to Cuba

The U.S. government has begun implementation of measures previously announced by President Obama, eliminating some restrictions on trade with Cuba, and travel to the country by U.S. citizens in certain categories. The economic, financial and commercial blockade remains in place, along with prohibitions on tourism and maritime travel.


U.S. blockade impacts key sectors of Cuban economy

The U.S. economic, financial and commercial blockade of Cuba, the longest in history, causes daily difficulties for Cubans, and impacts key sectors of the economy. October 27, the UN General Assembly will consider a resolution demanding an end to the policy, for the 24th time

Cuban civil society condemns U.S. blockade

Representatives of Cuban civil society, along with those from regional and international organizations, reiterated their condemnation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba for more than 50 years