Cuba: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Sri Lanka topped WBTi ranking, India at 78th Place
Published: January 25, 2020
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 ..
Manuel Marrero Cruz appointed as Cuba’s first PM in more than 40 years
Published: December 23, 2019
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 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Cuba appoints new Prime Minister after more than 43 years
Published: December 22, 2019
Located in the Northern Caribbean with a population of approx 1.2 crores, the Republic of Cuba has named its new Prime Minister on Saturday, 21st December 2019 after a gap of more than 43 years years. The incumbent Tourism Minister of Cuba, 56-years-old Manuel Marrero Cruz was appointed as the new and the 17th Prime ..
2018 Report on International Religious Freedom
Published: June 24, 2019
The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations: Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017 It cites ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the persecution of Tibetan Buddhists in China, the ..
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UK’s historic Royal visit to Cuba
Published: March 24, 2019
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited Cuba on sunday. It is the first ever royal visit by the members of the family to Cuba. This is happening at a time when majority of the western world is denouncing Cuba’ s political and humanitarian crisis. President TRump reversed many of Obama’s policies towards Cuba is ..