CT scan helps solve another Cuban mystery case
CT helped solve the case of a tourist who developed neurological impairment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links pesticides to Cuban embassy maladies MRI shows adverse effects of U.S. embassy mystery Havana embassy case baffles clinicians -- despite MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Father and Son Doctors Die of COVID-19 in Florida Father and Son Doctors Die of COVID-19 in Florida
Both were born in Cuba, both came over together to the US on a raft on a raft in 1965, and both were fell to COVID-19 after each being admitted to separate hospitals on Father's Day.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 14, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Itolizumab Lowers Risk of Death in Elderly COVID-19 Patients -Cuban Study Itolizumab Lowers Risk of Death in Elderly COVID-19 Patients -Cuban Study
An antibody drug already being used against the coronavirus in Cuba decreased the risk of intensive care admission and death among nursing home residents with moderate COVID-19.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Joaquín RoyMIAMI, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) In the cinematic context of the death of the Italian and universal composer, Ennio Morricone, author of the background music of more than four hundred films, as an indirect tribute, Europe took a solid step. The European Union’s (EU) forceful ban on accepting travelers from the rest of the world has been decided simultaneously with a collective option: an internal opening that covers the entire territory of the Schengen Agreement, an enlarged EU that includes some special non-members (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the microstates). Furthermore, the EU s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joaquin Roy Tags: Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Govt Denies Reports That Cuban Doctors Will Earn More Than Kenyan Counterparts
[Nairobi News] The government has refuted reports that the 20 newly hired Cuban doctors will earn more than their Kenyan counterparts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: 20 Specialized Cuban Doctors to Support Pandemic Fight At Kutrrh
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The COVID-19 fight in the country received a major boost on Friday after the government announced the arrival of 20 specialized Cuban doctors to support ongoing efforts to combat the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: More Cuban Doctors Sent to Kenya
[Nation] Cuba is sending a team of 20 specialised doctors to Kenya to help the country cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why the UK should tackled Covid-19 like CUBA did
Professor John Ashton, a former regional director of public health in the north west England, says the UK's 'dramatic failure' could have been averted by adopting door-to-door testing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: Cuba offers UK salutary lesson in 'shoe-leather' epidemiology
(SAGE) Cuba's successful containment of COVID-19 through door-to-door screening of every home in the country, shows how 'shoe-leather' epidemiology could have averted the dramatic failure of the UK's response to the pandemic. In Cuba there have been 2,173 confirmed cases and 83 deaths, with no reported deaths throughout the first week in June, 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

👉 After heated exchange on race, Florida congressman reveals Cuban "son" via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Insecurity Concerns for Latin America and the Caribbean
A woman wearing a mask to protect herself from the contagion of the coronavirus, waits to buy food outside a store in the Playa municipality, in Havana, Cuba. As of Tuesday, Jun. 16, 1.7 million people have been affected by the virus across Latin America and the Caribbean -- doubling in the last week. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños / IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Jun 18 2020 (IPS) The multi-dimensional impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in Latin America could lead to a “hunger pandemic” if not addressed with urgency.  Norha Restrepo, communications officer at the World Food Programme’s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Sustainability TerraViva United Na Source Type: news

Cuban dons full-body cardboard shield against coronavirus
Ever since the novel coronavirus reached Cuba, a tall cardboard box with arms and legs can be seen tottering around a Havana suburb, popping into the bakery or butchers, or browsing the newspaper stand. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cuban doctors may stay longer in Mexico if coronavirus cases keep rising
Hundreds of Cuban doctors and nurses who were sent to Mexico City to help respond to the coronavirus pandemic could stay longer if cases keep rising, a senior government official said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Closing in on all sides: Cuba nears declaring coronavirus victory
Reina Paula, a saleswoman at Havana's La Epoca supermarket, said the same day that a worker tested positive for the coronavirus, local authorities sent the rest of the staff in a fleet of state vehicles to isolation facilities for testing. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Success, innovation and challenge: school safety and disaster education in South America and the Caribbean - Mu ñoz VA, Carby B, Abella EC, Cardona OD, López-Marrero T, Marchezini V, Meyreles L, Olivato D, Trajber R, Wisner B.
Authors discuss school safety and disaster education in Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. Case studies explore work to increase understanding of natural hazards and disaster preparedness. Puerto Rico offers innovative... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Consequential Effects of Covid-19 on the Climate Crisis
Credit: UNDP, GhanaBy Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin OkyenheneACCRA Ghana, Jun 1 2020 (IPS) The tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic and its associated challenges have thrown our world into chaos, with the virus destroying lives and livelihoods in its path. The whole world is presently seized by the effects of the pandemic, but there is a silent crisis of equal measure that has long been ravaging lives, devastating livelihoods, destroying property and threatening the fate of our entire planet. This is the global climate crisis. Unlike COVID-19, climate change and its impacts are not novel processes. What is new is the severi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin Okyenhene Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cuban doctors and nurses seeking asylum keep border clinic running during pandemic
Trained overseas, Cuban doctors treat fellow migrants on the U.S. border, which is effectively closed during the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molly Hennessy-Fiske Source Type: news

Cuba credits two drugs with slashing coronavirus death toll
Communist-run Cuba said this week that use of two drugs produced by its biotech industry that reduce hyper-inflammation in seriously ill COVID-19 patients has sharply curbed its coronavirus-related death toll. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Large contingent of Cuban doctors help Mexico with coronavirus: sources
At least 500 Cuban health workers are helping tackle the new coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexican officials say, making it likely the largest contingent the communist-led island has deployed globally as part of its response to the pandemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Environmentalists concerned over how increased use of face masks and PPEs will contribute to worldwide problem of plastic pollution
(Natural News) As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, many environmentalists are now sounding an alarm over another enemy this global outbreak is highlighting: plastic. Millions of people around the world are now living in a country where wearing masks has been deemed mandatory. From Vietnam, Israel to Cuba, Germany and France, people are required to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Castro-Era Biotech, Cuba Seeks to Compete in Coronavirus Treatment Race With Castro-Era Biotech, Cuba Seeks to Compete in Coronavirus Treatment Race
Laboring under a six-decade US embargo, Cuba is betting a biotech sector begun by the late leader Fidel Castro can give them an edge in a global race to find effective treatments for the coronavirus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

With Castro-era biotech, Cuba seeks to compete in coronavirus treatment race
Communist-run Cuba, laboring under a six-decade U.S. embargo, is betting a biotech sector begun by late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro can give the Caribbean island an edge in a global race to find effective treatments for the new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Report Finds Asbestos, Other Risks in Military Family Housing
This report is not a surprise for any service member who has lived in some of the older, on-post housing, either in the U.S. or overseas,” said Aaron Munz, former U.S. Army captain and director of the Veterans Department at The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “Unfortunately, the military continues to expose service members to potentially dangerous conditions by not allocating the required resources to ensure that our personnel and their families are provided with safe housing.” Military Housing Report Stems from Congressional Directive The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released th...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 11, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Angola: COVID-19 - Cuban Doctors Arrive in Eastern Lunda Norte
[ANGOP] Dundo -An overall 12 Cuban doctors arrived early Friday in eastern Lunda Norte province to support the fight against the covid-19 pandemic, which has already infected 36 citizens in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Shark Tank’ billionaire Mark Cuban adds to investment in Cincinnati firm
CincyTech and the Ohio Innovation Fund led the round, which included significant investments from TDK Ventures and an undisclosed global health care company that ranks in the Fortune 500. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 8, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Religion & its Discontents: Considerations Around COVID-19 & Africa
Credit: United NationsBy Dr. Azza Karam and Dr. Mustafa Y. AliNEW YORK, May 8 2020 (IPS) COVID-19 has spread to many nations around the world, and has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. In the global south, the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched the available medical and health resources, triggered economic shocks, and caused social upheavals and insecurity in many countries and localities. While the pandemic has caused huge numbers of infections and deaths in the global north, the consequences in the poorer nations in the global south is acute. Serious challenges arising from responses from authoriti...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Prof. Dr. Azza Karam and Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali Tags: Civil Society Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cardiac imaging company Genetesis adds TDK Ventures as strategic investor
(CincyTech) Genetesis Inc, a medical technology company that has developed non-invasive, biomagnetic CardioFlux ™ imaging, today announced several important updates. The company has closed significant strategic investments from TDK Ventures and an undisclosed Fortune 500 global, healthcare company, completing a $9.2M Series B financing. The round included participation by return investors CincyTech, Ohio Innovation Fund, and Mark Cuban. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Doctors Are Here to Save Lives, Not Enrich Themselves - Cuban Embassy in SA
[News24Wire] The Cuban embassy in South Africa says its doctors are in the country to save lives, not for their personal enrichment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: 200 Cuban Health Workers to Aid COVID-19 Fight
[News24Wire] More than 200 Cuban health professionals touched down in South Africa in the early hours of Monday morning, greeted by South African and Cuban politicians alike as the "army of the white gowns". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson returns to work as New Zealand says it has 'avoided the worst'
Trump denies he plans to fire US health secretary; China reports no new deaths; Egypt asks IMF for bailout loanWuhan discharges all coronavirus patients as Beijing takes steps to stop second waveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK Covid-19 news - liveAustralia coronavirus news – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage7.47amBSTGerman companies including ThyssenKrupp, Salzgitter, Bayer, Covestro, E.ON, HeidelbergCement, Puma, Allianz and Deutsche Telekom have called for coronavirus-related state aid to be tied to climate action, Reuters reports.“We appeal to the federal government to closely link economic policy measu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Matthew Weaver (now) and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news Science Microbiology Medical research US news Australia news UK news Africa Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific Source Type: news

UK, Italy, Prisons: Coronavirus Live World News Tracker
Boris Johnson is back at Downing Street and will return to work Monday after recovering. Cuba is sending doctors around the world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Mexico receives 2nd group of Cuban doctors for virus help
Another group of Cuban doctors has arrived in Mexico to help with the coronavirus outbreak, the second such delegation the country has welcomed (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vietnam Winning New War Against Invisible Enemy
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 14 2020 (IPS) Vietnam, just south of coastal China, is the 15th most populous country in the world with 97 million people.According to its Ministry of Health (MoH), as of 13 April, there were 262 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 144 recovering or discharged from hospitals, and no deaths. Poor country, early action With officials acting quickly to trace and test contacts, as well as quarantine and treat the infected, Vietnam contained the first wave of infections in January. Following a second wave of 41 new cases, Vietnam imposed a national isolation o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Asia-Pacific Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic
This article includes reporting by Ivet González in Havana, Mario Osava in Rio de Janeiro, and Orlando Milesi in Santiago. The post Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) Poverty World Health Organ Source Type: news

Missouri Man Charged After Allegedly Coughing Toward Customers and Writing COVID on Store Cooler
(CUBA, Missouri) — An eastern Missouri man has been charged with making a terrorist threat after he allegedly coughed toward customers and wrote COVID on a cooler at a Dollar Tree store. John Swaller of Cuba was charged Tuesday and was being held on $25,000 bail in the Crawford County jail. An employee of the store called police because the 33-year-old man was intentionally coughing toward customers and had breathed on a cooler before writing COVID on the inside of the cooler. The store was closed and sanitized. Cuba is about 80 miles southwest of St. Louis. Swaller’s father told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch his...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

West First Policies Expose Myths
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 31 2020 (IPS) As the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic shifts from China to the developed West, all too many rich countries are acting selfishly, invoking the ‘national interest’, by banning exports of vital medical supplies. US President Donald Trump has reportedly gone further by seeking exclusive rights to a future coronavirus vaccine, although the report has been denied by a German drug company and some investors believed to be involved. Europe first Following France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland now also want to ban the expor...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Paraguay-trained radiologist first Miami-Dade COVID-19 death
A Cuba-born man who practiced as a radiologist in Paraguay has become the first...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT confirms bathhouse transmission of SARS-CoV-2 RSNA launches online resource for COVID-19 Quality Payment Program modified due to COVID-19 outbreak SNMMI creates online COVID-19 info center Former GE medical head Walter Robb dies of COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

In Light of the Global Pandemic, Focus Attention on the People
Kazimir Malevich, Children on the Grass, 1908 (Pushkin Museum State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow). By External SourceMar 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) SARS-CoV-2 or COVID19, now declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation, has begun to wreak havoc in large parts of the world, with other parts waiting in anticipation. We are in a real struggle, which needs total mobilisation; a struggle that needs to put life before profit. We will only win this struggle – as China has already done – if our people are united and disciplined, if governments earn our respect by their actions, and if we act in solidarity ac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cuban doctors head to Italy battle coronavirus
Communist-run Cuba said it dispatched a brigade of doctors and nurses to Italy for the first time this weekend to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus at the request of the worst-affected region Lombardy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Canada closes borders to foreigners – as it happened
WHO urges governments to ‘test, test, test’; US measures ramped up; Germany closes shops. This blog is closedFollow thelatest coronavirus blog for live news and updates12.01amGMTWe are closing this blog now. Thanks for following along. We will be covering all the latest coronavirus developments atour new live blog.Related:Coronavirus live news: French ordered to stay inside as White House urges isolation and EU bans non-essential travel11.44pmGMTA British cruise ship that was turned away from several Caribbean ports after passengers fell ill with novel coronavirus isscheduled to dock in on Cuba Tuesday after th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Rawlinson (now); Matthew Weaver, Damien Gayle and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Italy Spain Iran Europe Middle East and North Africa South Africa UK news World news Science Source Type: news

West Australian coronavirus case underscores how quickly the virus spreads around the globe on international flights
(Natural News) There are now six confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) in Western Australia, and several of them involve people who traveled internationally via commercial air and presumably spread it all around before being identified. One case in particular is a woman in her 70s who reportedly traveled from Cuba to London, then... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teamwork, the Cuban way
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Source: ScienceNOW - March 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Bierman, P. Tags: Working Life Source Type: news

Hidden Figures Hero Katherine Johnson Reminded Us That Space Was Never Safe From America ’s Worst Impulses
Katherine Johnson performed what might have been the most important job of her life backwards—because backwards was exactly the right way to do it. The job was figuring out how to ensure that John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, would splash down in the Atlantic as close as possible to the recovery team that would be awaiting him. So Johnson—the legendary NASA “computer,” or mathematician, who was made famous by the book and movie Hidden Figures and who died at 101 on Monday—simply reverse-engineered the entire mission, from desired landing point, back through three orbits and on...
Source: TIME: Science - February 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Ed Dwight Hidden Fighres History Katherine Johnson NASA Race Racism Space Source Type: news

Red Cross helps find a sister and best friend
Originally published on the Minnesota Red Cross blog.  In one way, it took hardly any time at all to find Felipe’s sister in Cuba. Just months, in fact, once the ... The post Red Cross helps find a... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International Carmela Cuba Felipe Minnesota Nila Reconnecting Families reconnecting with loved ones Restoring Family Links Source Type: news

Tanzania: Mkapa Hospital, Cuba Strike Key Agreement
[Daily News] BENJAMIN Mkapa Hospital (BMH)has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cuba that will see Cuban medical specialists team up with their counterparts at the Dodoma based hospital for enhanced efficiency in service delivery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guant ánamo Testimony Exposes Role of Doctors in C.I.A. Interrogations
The hearings have showed the role of medical professionals, including keeping count during waterboarding sessions, in the agency black sites where prisoners were tortured. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carol Rosenberg Tags: Interrogations Detainees Torture September 11 (2001) Military Tribunals Waterboarding Central Intelligence Agency Senate Committee on Intelligence Mitchell, James E Mohammed, Khalid Shaikh Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) Source Type: news

The End Is Nigh: Doomsday Clock Reaches 100 Seconds to Midnight
Here’s the bad news: we’ve all got just 100 seconds to live. Here’s the good news: they’re metaphorical seconds, but the fact is we’ve got just 100 of them and when they tick down, it really could be the end of human life. That grim assessment comes from this morning’s update of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists‘ Doomsday Clock, announced at a press event in Washington, DC, during which the venerable nuclear watchdog group made its annual announcement of how close humanity is to destroying itself by the twin threats of nuclear weapons and climate change. The position of the clo...
Source: TIME: Science - January 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized climate change doomsday clock global politics Nuclear Weapons onetime Source Type: news

Can 'Made in Africa' cigars compete with Cuba?
While drinking in a nightclub in Mozambique in 2015, Kamal Moukheiber had an idea: a luxury cigar made not in Cuba, but in southern Africa. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia, Cuba Renew Health Cooperation Agreement
[Foroyaa] The Republic of the Gambia and Cuba have on Wednesday January 8th 2020, at the Health Ministry in Banjul renewed the Health Cooperation Agreement between the two countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia and Cuba Renew Health Cooperation Agreement
[The Point] Banjul -The Gambia and Cuba renewed in this capital the Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Health that both countries have maintained for several decades, and through which doctors and medical staff of the Greater Antilles provide medical care to the people of this nation of West Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news