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    In a War Against Leaks December 2, 2012 Osmel Almaguer HAVANA TIMES — The landscaping could easily be that of any one of the many green spaces that often adorn our city. The sparkling water could be a river, a small pond or something of that sort.... Continue reading
    Relentless Persecution / Rebeca Monzo Rebeca Monzo, Translator: Unstated There is a new wave of public health workers whose job is to visit homes looking for infestations of the aedes aegyptimosquito. Almost all of them are older and retired. In ma... Continue reading
    A War They Don't Talk About / Regina Coyula Regina Coyula, Translator: Unstated Not having been in the Fajardo Hospital since its repairs, I was told that the Emergency Room was the most significant of the improvements. The Latin American stude... Continue reading
    Punching Bag / Rosa Maria Rodriguez Torrado Rosa Maria Rodriguez Torrado, Translator: Unstated Cuban society is the crazy punching bag on which the Cuban leaders and the national media train, and sometimes beat up. If there is an epidemic of dengue... Continue reading
    Posted on Tuesday, 08.28.12 Isaac caused minimal damage in Cuba Tropical Storm Isaac knocked down four houses and forced nearly 50,000 people from their homes but caused no deaths in Cuba. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com As the death to... Continue reading
    Posted on Monday, 08.20.12 More dengue fever reported in eastern Cuba A vocational school has been turned into a makeshift hospital to handle the overflow of Dengue patients. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com An outbreak of dengue fever i... Continue reading
    Cuba Reports 67 Cases of "Imported" Dengue HAVANA – The Cuban government reported Wednesday the existence of 67 cases of "imported" dengue fever on the island and said that Cuba is the only country where the disease is present but active transmission is not occurring. Juventud Rebelde newspaper cited the head of the Health Ministry's […] Continue reading

    Dengue Risk in Santiago de Cuba
    May 27, 2010

    HAVANA TIMES, May 27 – The danger of an outbreak of a dengue epidemic persists in Santiago de Cuba, the second most important city in the island, due to the high… Continue reading