Rescuing Humanity

Jorge Arreaza Montserrat Ernesto “Che” Guevara, in his meridian clarity and precision in analyzing the political and social context, pointed out in 1964 that: “it is the very essence of imperialism to turn men into wild, bloodthirsty animals”. This powerful sentence is combined with numerous similes about the brutality of the capitalist system: its inhumanity….

Cuban Drug to Strengthen Natural Immunity in Trial Phase

Ángel Freddy Pérez Cabrera CIGB 2020 Immunopotentiator is applied nasally or sublingually, and has proven effective with confirmed COVID-19 patients Given the threat posed by the new coronavirus, it is encouraging to learn that trials are underway in Cuba of a vaccine to strengthen innate immunity, to help reduce the risk of infectious agents entering…

Biomodulin T: One of 22 Medicines to Treat COVID-19 in Cuba

Abel Reyes MonteroBiomodulina T does not prevent contagion with the new coronavirus, but rather helps stimulate the immune systems of individuals in vulnerable groups, to improve their response in case of infection, and reduce complications. Photo: Granma Cuban biotechnology has been a subject of international interest for decades. Despite hostile policies toward our country maintained…

Playa Girón: What Did Not Happen

René González Barrios | Alejandro Guzmán de Armas Fidel: “The historical importance of April 19th is beyond the framework of our own country, because on that day, Yankee imperialism suffered its first great defeat in America”. Photo: Granma Archive On April 19, 1961, on the sands of Playa Giron, a people’s army, or a people…

Playa Girón: Fidel and the Cuban Military-Civic Union

Arnold August In the first of my three books (Democracy in Cuba and the 1997-98 Elections, José Martí Publishing House, 1999, Havana), I wrote: “In his 1960 International Workers’ Day speech, Fidel Castro deepened the notion of how the new state was a majority state in the concrete sense of the term. After the US…

Only Socialism Saves!

Carlos LuqueContemplating the painful global panorama as the pandemic advances seemingly unstoppable, claiming thousands of lives; unburied corpses on the street with no space in funeral homes or private cemeteries; forcing doctors to violate their oath and choose who will die; tens of thousands of workers idle, halting the senseless commercial frenzy that never appeared…

BioCubaFarma in the COVID-19 Battle

Orfilio Peláez Photo: Ricardo López Hevia To learn about progress being made in scientific research to identify new products to treat COVID-19, Granma interviews Dr. Eduardo Martínez Díaz, president of the BioCubaFarma Enterprise Group: What has the Cuban biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry been doing to confront COVID-19? Our Enterprise Group has a specific plan with…

Cuba: from AIDS, Dengue, and Ebola to COVID-19

Don Fitz This article by Don Fitz is being co-published by Green Social Thought and MR Online. Fitz’ new book, Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution, is forthcoming by Monthly Review Press in June, 2020. Preparing for a pandemic requires understanding that a change in the relationship between people is primary and the production of…

Cuba Begins CIGB 2020 Trials to Enhance Immunity to Covid-19

The drug is undergoing clinical trials with volunteers suspected of being COVID-19 carriers. Cuba applies a clinical trial for a vaccine aimed at activating the innate immune system to combat COVID-19. This experimental vaccine has been developed with Cuban technology and scientists amid the U.S. blockade against the Island. The drug called CIGB 2020 is undergoing clinical trials…