Felix Baez, the Cuban doctor hospitalized in Geneva since early Friday with the Ebola virus he contracted in Sierra Leone, Africa, called his family with a message of peace and hope, reported dpa news.
Cuba, the big favorite in the baseball tournament of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, did not disappoint its fans and finished with a perfect 5-0 record, defeating Nicaragua 9-3 in the championship game Friday night at the Beto Avila stadium in Veracruz.
Cuba came from behind to win a hard fought semifinal game on Thursday 6-3 over the Dominican Republic. They will now face Nicaragua – which defeated Puerto Rico 2-1 in the other semifinal-, on Friday night in the finals of the baseball tournament of the Central American and Caribbean Games taking place in Veracruz, Mexico.
“Bailando” (Dancing), the popular theme of Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias and the Cubans Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, was the big winner at the gala of the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas on Thursday evening.
A Cuban doctor who contracted the ébola virus during a relief mission in Africa is now receiving treatment in Switzerland, where he arrived early this morning, reported dpa.
One of the closest foreign policy advisers in the White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama will not take executive action to ease the embargo on Cuba. He noted that any change of policy towards the island depends on the Castro regime showing “significant changes”.
The period starts off with cooler temperatures due to the passage of a cold front from the northwest with rain until Saturday. Afterwards there will be sunny days until Tuesday when rains will return and the temperature drop a few degrees.
“Where are the cows?” This is the question the herders, authorities and police of Villa Clara are asking following a cattle recount conducted at agricultural and livestock cooperatives and State farms that came 6,934 animals short.
A Cuban doctor who battled Ebola in Sierra Leone was infected with the disease and will be transferred to Geneva, authorities of the island reported on Tuesday.
Nine Cuban journalists and scholars plan to visit California State University, Fullerton, for 10 days starting on Dec. 3.
The visitors plan to get a first-hand look at digital journalism. They’ll talk to American journalists and professors. They’ll examine the rise of social media in journalism. Some will even do some reporting, a Cal-State source says.