China and Cuba strengthen ties in the field of neuroscience

Scientists from Cuba and China have strengthened their ties with the signing of a new collaboration agreement in the field of neuroscience. The Shanghai Center for Brain Science and Brain-Inspired Technology and the Center for Neuroscience of Cuba have entered into this agreement, supported by the Municipal Commission of Science and Technology of Shanghai.

China sends humanitarian aid following severe fire in Cuba

PRC Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin announced that the Chinese Red Cross has decided to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to Cuba after a fire broke out in the oil storage area of the Matanzas supertanker base.

China rejects U.S. position on the Summit of the Americas

Zhao Lijian, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, urged the United States to abandon its unilateral policy following the decision to exclude Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the IX Summit of the Americas to be held in June 2022.

Cuba and China strengthen inter-parliamentary relations

The Vice President of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP) and of the Council of State of Cuba, Ana María Mari Machado, held an online meeting on February 21 with the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Wang Chen.

​​Chinese corporation donates 10 lung ventilators to Cuba

The Chinese corporation Hainergy New Energy, part of the Haier group, donated 10 non-invasive pulmonary ventilators to the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, destined for four hospitals in Havana.

Cuban students will be able to learn Chinese in Basic Secondary Education

The Fructuoso Rodríguez Basic Secondary School, in Plaza de la Revolución municipality in Havana (Cuba), began offering Chinese course

Cuba joins Chinese e-commerce platform

Cuba will sell products through the Chinese e-commerce platform JD WorldWide, one of the most important e-commerce platforms in China, along with Alibaba, Taobao, and Sunning, among others.

The rise of Artificial Intelligence

In 2019, China and Cuba announced the creation of the International Artificial Intelligence Research Institute. However, it was not until January of this year that such cooperation was provided.

Cuban participants stand out in the second edition of the Chinese Talent Contest in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Chinese Talent Contest in Latin America and the Caribbean is sponsored by the CLEC Foundation and the ASA Panama Foundation to promote the Chinese language in the region through different artistic expressions. The second edition of the contest was held last September and the winners were announced in October.

Cuba joins the Belt and Road Energy Alliance

The Cuban Foreign Ministry announced the island’s integration into the Energy Alliance through its Twitter account on October 18, and was immediately applauded by several Cuban politicians. The Energy Alliance is one of the projects that are part of the Xi Jinping government’s Belt and Road initiative.