Despite the long ideological enmity between the two countries, the United States is willing to cooperate with Cuba in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, a US government official told dpa on Wednesday.
The UN General Assembly today condemned for the twenty-third straight time the US trade and economic embargo imposed on Cuba for over half a century, reported dpa news. The vote was 188 to 2 with 3 abstentions.
Cuba’s official newspaper Granma has announced that the island’s government will be publicizing 246 investment projects in order to attract foreign capital, for a total value of nearly US $ 9 billion, DPA reported.
This period begins with tropical depression number 9 of the current hurricane season located in the southwest of the Gulf of Mexico and moving eastward. The storm does not represent a threat to Cuba.
The United States government today praised Cuba for its “significant contribution” in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, although it avoided directly replying to an offer of cooperation from the Caribbean island.
Cuban President Raul Castro announced today the departure on Tuesday of 91 aid workers to Liberia and Guinea to combat Ebola. The first brigade of 165 health workers traveled earlier this month to Sierra Leone.
By the end of a sunny weekend in Cuba, an area of low pressure and high clouds will form in the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico, as it moves northeast along the Straits of Florida. Heavy rain is expected in the western and central part of the country possibly starting Monday.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro offered the United States today his country’s cooperation in the fight against Ebola, despite the rivalry that has kept the two countries at odds for more than half a century.
New identification cards will begin being issued in Cuba starting October 29, starting with the municipality of East Havana, the official media reported on the island.
The Cuban Customs has installed radioactivity detectors in international passenger and cargo airlines and shipping terminals, Cubadebate reported.