HAVANA/NEW YORK Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
HAVANA 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.
HAVANA With her buoyant colonial-style dresses and witty songs about the roasted peanuts she sells, street vendor Lyssett Perez had become something of a living landmark in Havana alongside its old fortresses, squares and churches.
HAVANA 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.
By Sarah Marsh
HAVANA 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.
LA HABANA, 13 mayo Cuba, que está bajo un
embargo comercial de Estados Unidos hace seis décadas, apuesta a
que su sector biotecnológico impulsado por el fallecido líder
revolucionario Fidel Castro puede dar a la isla caribeña ventaja
en una carrera global para tratar el nuevo coronavirus.
PORT-AU-PRINCE Haitian pastor Burel Fontilus feared for his life in late March when he contracted the new coronavirus.
HAVANA Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday called a gun assault last week on its embassy in Washington a "terrorist attack", while U.S. court papers said the suspected gunman was a psychotic Cuban emigre who heard voices.
HAVANA With Communist-run Cuba on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Havana's Revolution Square was eerily empty and gray on Friday for International Workers Day, bereft of the usual parade of thousands of flag-toting Cubans.
HAVANA Cuba's decades-old rationing system, once slated for elimination, is staging a comeback during the coronavirus pandemic in a bid to prevent Cubans from exposing themselves to the novel virus by going on frantic shopping hunts.