Cuba Current Affairs, GK & News

US names Cuba as State Sponsor of Terrorism

The United States recently designated Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. What is US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism? The United States lists the countries that repeatedly provide support for acts of international terrorism under the State Sponsors of Terrorism. The list was first released in 1979 with Iraq, Libya, Syria and South ..

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What is San Isidro Movement?

San Isidro Movement (MSI) is the ongoing protest against the authoritarian regime in Cuba. Cuba, a Caribbean country, has been under the communist regime for more than 60 years. The San Isidro Movement started in 2018 in response to the state’s censorship of artistic works via the Decree 349. The decree enables the culture ministry ..

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What is Havana syndrome?

Context in Current Affairs: The National Academy of Sciences has recently found that the microwave radiation is the major cause of the mysterious neurological illness called Havana syndrome. The Havana syndrome started to infect the American diplomats and intelligence officials located in China, Cuba and other countries for more than four years now. However, the state ..

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Sri Lanka topped WBTi ranking, India at 78th Place

Sri Lanka has been ranked first among 97 countries on breastfeeding rate as per the new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) was launched in the year 2004 by the experts at the Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India, based in Delhi. 120 countries across the world ..

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Manuel Marrero Cruz appointed as Cuba’s first PM in more than 40 years

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has appointed Manuel Marrero Cruz as the country’s first prime minister in more than four decades (40 years). Marrero Cruz who was named prime minister for a five-year term, has served as Cuban tourism minister for 16 years. He is an architect by trade and has helped boost Cuba’s economy by ..

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