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Cuba begins to vaccinate children between ages of 2 and 18 with Soberana 2

Cuba begins vaccination against COVID-19 for younger children this week as part of an effort to immunize more than 90% of the population by December.

Sinopharm COVID vaccines administering in Cuba for adults

Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Cuba from Sunday to the residents of the province of Cienfuegos, who are 19 and above.

Iran and Cuba to jointly produce COVID vaccine

Pasteurcovac vaccine is to be jointly being produced by Iran and Cuba island, the Head of Center for Communicable Diseases Control of Iran's Health Ministry - Mohammad Mahdi Gouya, has stated. 

Cuba gets health material donation from AIOP to fight COVID

Another donation is all set to arrive in Cuba to help the nation fight the deadliest COVID-19 mutant. The health material donation is organised by the youth part of the Italian Association of Private Hospitality - (AIOP) from the Lombardy region, left on Monday for the island.

Vaccination of frontline workers remains priority of Cuban government

Chief Medical Officer - Dr Kenneth George stated that Cuba's Ministry of Health and Wellness is working to make sure that frontline workers in the public healthcare sector are being vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Cuba issues regulations to govern MSMEs

On Thursday, the Cuban government has issued regulations that would be governing the creation & work of the recently approved - micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) that can be stated, private or mixed property. 

Cuba will overcome COVID pandemic: President Diaz-Canel

The President of Cuba - Miguel Diaz-Canel, stated that Cuba would overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. The island country is registering its highest transmission top in the Caribbean nation.

ICAP, Cuba receives 1,920,000 syringes donation from Canada

The Canadian Solidarity Network has donated 1,920,000 syringes to the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) on Tuesday in order to assist Cuba in its vaccination drive of COVID-19. ICAP thanked and appreciated the efforts of the Canadian Solidarity Network.

US imposes sanctions on two Cuban officials

The US Treasury Department on Friday announced that it is imposing sanctions on two Cuban Ministry of Interior officials and a military unit following the government's suppression on protesters last month amid one of the biggest protests in decades. 

Heavy rainfall in Cuba, Bahamas and Florida Keys produced by Tropical Depression Fred

The National Hurricane Center on early Friday has reported that the eastern part of Cuba island country sees heavy rainfall because of the Tropical Depression Fred.

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Commodore Gorman becomes first female Chief of Defence Force in Jamaica

Three senior Jamaican Defence Force commanders were interviewed for their job

Antigua and Barbuda: 3 workers union starts legally opposing new vaccine mandate policy

The Antigua and Barbuda Public Service Association had filed this lawsuit

Marigot Hospital built by MMCE to become milestone in Dominica healthcare development

MMCE had come up as an organisation that is committed to its work and project assigned

St Kitts and Nevis records 38 new COVID-19 cases

According to the updation, there are 761 people who have quarantined themselves at their residence

Trinidad and Tobago records 285 new COVID-19 cases

470,075 people have been fully vaccinated on the island