Miguel Diaz-Canel

Cuba’s political landscape recently witnessed a significant development as Miguel Diaz-Canel secured a second five-year term as the President of the country. With a parliamentary vote that had him as the sole candidate, Diaz-Canel’s bid to serve as the most ..



Cuba to recognise and regulate cryptocurrencies

On August 26, 2021 Government of Cuba announced to recognize and regulate cryptocurrencies for payment in the Island nation. Highlights This decision was taken following the popularity of cryptocurrencies increased among a technologically savvy group in Cuba as it became ..


What is Havana syndrome?

Havana Syndrome was first reported in diplomats who were stationed in Cuba in 2016. They experienced a strange set of symptoms that prompted a series of government and scientific investigations. Some officials called it anomalous health incidents while some called ..


US imposes Sanctions on Cuban Police Force and Leaders

USA has imposed sanctions on the Cuban police force and two of their leaders following recent protests in Cuba against the Communist government of the country. Highlights Earlier this month, thousands of protesters took to the streets frustrated with the ..


Cuba develops world’s first conjugate Covid-19 vaccine

Cuba has developed world’s first conjugate Covid-19 vaccine Soberana 2 (Sovereign 2). Highlights When the Soberana 2 vaccine is delivered with booster shot of Soberana Plus, it is 91 percent effective against symptomatic Covid-19 cases. If this vaccine is approved, ..


Tropical storm Elsa nears Cuba

Tropical Storm Elsa strengthened on July 3, 2021 and its center approached south-central Cuba. Highlights Caribbean Island government issued hurricane warnings in provinces of Cienfuegos and Matanzas. According to U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast, Tropical Storm Elsa would strengthen ..