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April 25, 2013
Yahoo! News IndiaHavana, April 25 (IANS) Cuba's biotechnology industry is expected to double over the next five years, bringing in more than $5 billion in export revenues, an official said.
April 19, 2013
Miami New TimesThe treatment is now poised for a global premiere. Cuba's state pharmaceutical company, Labiofam, recently began mass-producing a homeopathic version called Vidatox. A handful of countries have registered it for sale, and a small black market to move the product around the globe has emerged.
April 18, 2013
The AtlanticWhen Cuba's benefactor, the Soviet Union, closed up shop in the early 1990s, it sent the Caribbean nation into an economic tailspin from which it would not recover for over half a decade.
April 18, 2013
Carib JournalCuba and Vietnam have signed an agreement to strengthen bilateral cooperation on education, Cuba’s government announced on Thursday.
January 15, 2013
Yahoo! NewsHAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban authorities are scrambling to contain a cholera outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in Havana, the capital city of 2.2 million residents and a popular tourism destination. In a brief communiqué issued on Tuesday, the Health Ministry said the outbreak was first detected on January 6, and was being contained.
December 11, 2012
Reuters NewsCARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez underwent surgery in Cuba on Tuesday for a cancer recurrence that has thrown his presidency into jeopardy and upended politics in the South American OPEC nation.
December 8, 2012
MiamiHerald.comIt's the disease that the government doesn't acknowledge, because it might deter tourists from coming to the island.
November 26, 2012
Fox News LatinoThe number of people diagnosed with AIDS in Cuba from 1986 to Oct. 23, 2012 totals some 17,224, of whom 80 percent are still alive, official media said Monday.
November 14, 2012
Financial Times Print Edition (USA)A revolutionary medicine for diabetes developed by Cuban scientists is set to be tested in late-stage clinical trials in Europe next year.