The Children, True Victims in South Sudan Refugee Camp

4 Juba, Aug 18.- A great number of people die on a daily basis in Batil refugee camp, in South Sudan, where the main victims are the children under five years, revealed the NGO Medics Without Borders. Between three and four infants die on a daily basis of diarrhea, indicates the non governmental organization. The group warned that the situation

Read more

Cuba to Celebrate International Museum Day

2 Havana, May 11. – Cuba will celebrate the International Museum Day with an extensive program of activities in more than 300 institutions of its kind on the island, next May 18. Under the global theme "Museums in a changing world, new challenges, new inspirations," several entities of the historic center of Havana will inaugurate exhibitions to capture the interest

Read more

UN Calls for Medicine, Quality Treatment for Diabetic Patients

0 United Nations, Nov 14. – On the occasion of World Diabetes Day on Monday, the United Nations called to facilitate medicine and quality treatment for people with that disease, particularly children and adolescents. Four years ago, the UN agreed to celebrate World Diabetes Day to raise awareness on the disease. Today, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need

Read more

Fidel Castro’s Reflection: Genocidal Cynicism (Part I)

1 Reflections by Comrade Fidel GENOCIDAL CYNICISM No sane person, especially someone who has had access to the elementary knowledge acquired in primary school, would agree that our species, especially those who are children, teenagers or youth, should be deprived of the right to live, today, tomorrow and forever. Never have human beings, throughout their eventful history, as persons endowed

Read more

Global Mortality for Newly Born Increases

0 Washington, Sept 1. -The mortality rate for children under five years of age was reduced at global level, but estimates said mortality for the newly born increased because of problems without solution, said a study published in the specialized magazine PloS Medicine on Thursday. The investigation was developed by an international team and showed that the rate of children

Read more

Cuba in Geneva Reaffirms Commitment to Children

2 Geneva, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reaffirmed on Wednesday its commitment to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and highlighted the island´s humanistic vocation, reflected daily in its social programs. Addressing the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno stated that actions to benefit children and adolescents began to

Read more

Cubans Remember Heroine Celia Sanchez

2 Havana, May 10. -Children, young people and adults paid tribute on Tuesday to the late Cuban heroine Celia Sanchez Manduley, on the 91st anniversary of her birth in the town of Media Luna, Granma province. At the tribute, the participants laid wreaths at the monument to the outstanding revolutionary in the Park of Martyrs. The house where she was

Read more

Day Care Centers prepare to celebrate 50th anniversary in Southern Camaguey

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 7. –Teachers and parents of the children attending the “Espiguita Dorada” Day care Center in Santa Cruz del Sur, develop today an a cleansing and beautification activity so as to mark the upcoming anniversary of these school institutions. The activities will start at 9:00 am sharp, where it is expected the attendance of members

Read more

Democratic Congo: Vaccination Campaign against Polio

1 Kinshasa, Mar 11. -Sanitary authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo anounced that more than eight million people, among them children and adults, will be vaccinated here against poliomyelitis. Congolese Minister of Public Health Victor Makwenge Kaput, showed that the campaign of inoculation will be developed between March 23 and 27 of to control sprouts of this illness. According

Read more