Five young people from different countries cycled through towns and cities in the east of Cuba, braving the intense August sun to demand that the U.S. government release Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero, unjustly imprisoned 16 years ago.
Prominent experts met in Havana, August 31-September 4, at the 18th World Congress of the International Psychophysiology Organization
CENTER FOR GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
FROM the 1980s onward, Havana residents witnessed the building of various scientific facilities to the west of the city, including the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), founded on July 1, 1986, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, modern productive capacities, and specialized personnel.
Solidarity with the Cuban people is being reaffirmed this month by members of the 28th US-Cuba Friendship Caravan, coordinated by the Interfaith Community Organization IFCO-Pastors for Peace
Over 950 Japanese friends traveled to Cuba aboard the Peace Boat, an initiative founded in 1983, calling for a world free of nuclear weapons, and promoting a message in support of an end to wars, global sustainability and friendship among the peoples
The quality of services provided by clinical laboratories, and their accreditation as diagnostic centers, were the center of attention for hundreds of experts from around the world, at the 9th National Congress on Clinical Pathology, CONAPAC 2016, held March 9-11 at Havana’s Convention Center
With messages of admiration and support for the Cuban Revolution, members of the 23rd Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity with Cuba Brigade dedicated their stay on the island to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, on his 90th birthday
Preliminary data from the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) for 2015 indicates that Cuba’s infant mortality rate for the year was 4.3 deaths per 1,000 live births, reaffirming the country as the continental leader, and among the top 20 nations in the world, in terms of this indicator
Canadian journalist and sociologist Arnold August was presented, in Havana, with the Friendship Medal awarded by the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba; an honor which he dedicated to the memory of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz
Cuban cardiology is mourning the loss on January 17 of Dr. Julio Noel González Jiménez, who in 1985 performed the first heart transplant procedure in Cuba and Latin America