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.
Cuba’s Foreign Ministry announced today that the left-wing Latin American Bolivarian Alliance of the Americas (ALBA) will hold a summit in Havana next Monday to define a possible “joint contribution” to the fight against Ebola, DPA reported.
Many people react with admiration to the honorable gesture of the Cubans. The medical mission will expand to more than 400 in the coming weeks. They will remain in place for at least six months.
When Jeff Kline visited Cuba offering to train young people to produce radio programs, A 25-year-old woman signed up. Kline was from another country and another generation, but she said the American quickly gained her trust.
Tropical Storm Gonzalo was born today east of the Caribbean. According to the initial projection of the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, it could become a hurricane by Tuesday near Puerto Rico. Cuba is not on the map of this cyclone.