Geneva - Pharmaceutical companies are investigating the effectiveness of four possible vaccines and some 30 medicines are being tested to counteract the deadly effects of Covid-19, according to a report issued on Monday by the press.
Geneva - The World Health Organization affirms that the global death rate from the disease caused by the new coronavirus is 3.4% — far deadlier than the seasonal flu. The warning came as the number of coronavirus deaths outside of China surpassed the number inside China for the first time.
Caracas - The United States is increasing measures against Venezuela after being accused of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court (ICC) by the South American nation.
Rome - The Italian government is preparing to enact new measures to face the emergency in hopes of reaching a turning point in the epidemic of the coronavirus in the next few days.
La Paz - Hundreds of protesters gathered in El Alto city to condemn the evasive stance of self-proclaimed Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Añez, on police repression of which they were victims.
Geneva - The World Health Organization has stated that immunizing children against childhood diseases prevents the problems of hearing loss.
Havana - José Martí spent the hot month of August, 1890 far from New York City, in wooded mountains sparsely inhabited at the time, north of the homonymous state.
Thus, he followed the advice of doctors and friends, and while he savored that intimacy with nature, he took advantage of that moment away from his many daily chores to write verses. There, in the Catskill Mountains, he conceived the second and last book of poems that he would publish months later: Simple Verses.Read More
Cuban minister criticizes US media campaign against Cuban artistsCuba's Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso criticized on Wednesday US media campaign against Cuban artists including the musician Alexander Abreu.Read More
Havana - Cuba's National Center of Art Schools highlighted here on Monday the triumph of the violin student Loreta Gonzalez, during the 2020 France International Online Music Competition.Read More