Brasilia - According to data from the Brazilian Council of State Health Secretariats (Conass), the country registered, in the last seven days,1,205 deaths due to the coronavirus, which implied a record in the Brazilian country.
For its part, the Brazilian Ministry of Health said Monday on its official website that Brazil recorded a total of 10 million 587,001 people who have contracted the coronavirus. In the last 24 hours, 778 deaths were recorded in official systems, with 1,131 deaths occurring in the last three days. Another 2,811 remain under observation," the health institution said.
In the state of São Paulo, a total of 2 million 044. 699 people infected with the disease and a total of 59,546 deaths are registered. It is followed by the states of Minas Gerais with 883,105 sick people and Bahia with 686,057 registrations.
At the same time, the federal deputy of the Socialism and Freedom Party for the state of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Freixo stressed this Monday on his Twitter account that "Jair Bolsonaro stopped using 22.3 billion reais that were reserved for the purchase of vaccines in 2020. With this money, we could buy 1.3 billion doses from AstraZeneca. It's not just incompetence (...) The president wants to prevent Brazilians from getting vaccinated."
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More