Cuba To Produce 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccines for Citizens and Other Developing Nations

Countries including India, Pakistan, Iran, Vietnam and neighbouring Venezuela are already interested in importing the Cuban-developed Soberana-2 vaccine against COVID-19, the Finlay Institute said, although the jab is still undergoing clinical trials. … Read More >Cuba To Produce 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccines for Citizens and Other Developing Nations

Guatemalan police start clearing US-bound migrant caravan camp after violent clashes (VIDEOS)

Police in Guatemala have started breaking up a caravan of hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants who had camped on a street while trying to reach the US, after their journey was halted by officials, migration authorities have said. … Read More >Guatemalan police start clearing US-bound migrant caravan camp after violent clashes (VIDEOS)

Bolivian Socialist Gov’t Restoring Economy as Opposition Continues Political Fight, Journo Says

Following the win of Evo Morales’ former minister of economy, Luis Arce, in Bolivia’s October elections, the country’s economy has grown, says Bolivian journalist and political analyst Aberto Echazu, adding that the Bolivian opposition has not laid down arms. … Read More >Bolivian Socialist Gov’t Restoring Economy as Opposition Continues Political Fight, Journo Says

Venezuela Reportedly Mulls Letting Private Firms Operate State Oilfields Amid Stifling US Sanctions

Venezuela, which boasts the largest proven oil reserves on the planet, has been mired in an economic crisis as it struggles with challenges driven by the collapse in crude production driven by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as crippling US sanctions. … Read More >Venezuela Reportedly Mulls Letting Private Firms Operate State Oilfields Amid Stifling US Sanctions

‘Legacy of isolation & defeat’: Cuba slams US over sanctions on interior minister for alleged ‘human rights abuse’

Washington has imposed a new round of sanctions on Cuba’s Interior Ministry, also blacklisting the agency’s head over his alleged role in “human rights abuses.” Havana condemned the move as “coercive” and “illegitimate.” … Read More >‘Legacy of isolation & defeat’: Cuba slams US over sanctions on interior minister for alleged ‘human rights abuse’

US Sanctions Cuba’s Interior Ministry Under Global Magnitsky Act for Jailing Dissident

New economic sanctions on Cuba by the Trump administration and a decline in tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced financial reforms in the new year, including eliminating the dual currency system, in a bid to encourage national production over imports. … Read More >US Sanctions Cuba’s Interior Ministry Under Global Magnitsky Act for Jailing Dissident

Paraguay Registers Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine, RDIF Head Says

The Paraguayan Health Ministry approved Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, the vaccine was registered under the emergency use authorisation procedure without additional clinical trials in the South American country, the Russian Direct Investment Funds (RDIF) said on Friday. … Read More >Paraguay Registers Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine, RDIF Head Says