The April 30 issue of the journal "Science" documents both Cuban health care accomplishments and harm to Cubans' health from the U.S. economic blockade.
Afghanistan's women and children, Greece and arms dealers, Egypt's protest upsurge, South African transport strike, Ecuador's water, Cuba's no-nukes stand.
In Somalia, soldiers aren't getting paid, Spain's jobless rate soars, Cuba celebrates May Day, students in Puerto Rico strike against privatization, and the United Nations reports on press freedom.
Haitian President René Preval said, "For the Haitians first there is God and then the Cuban doctors, and it's not just me saying that ... but also the very poorest citizens."
Genocide anniversary marked in Turkey, local elections in Cuba, Australian union slams asbestos, price-rise protests in India.
Police kill miners in Peru, Australia blocks refugees, Cuba conserves
Cuba plays an outsized role in Haitian health services -- before, and certainly after, the devastating earthquake.
Brazil may allow new U.S. base, Sudan elections set to fail, Egypt's El Baradei speaks out, Afghanistan ups cannibas production, executions return to Belarus and Cuba hosts conference for Chernobyl's children.
The perpetual propaganda campaign against Cuba has hit a new low.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Hatit (Prensa Latina) -- The world of golf is only interested in Tiger Woods, but almost no one knows that more than 45,000 people are currently living in one of the fields of that sport in the devastated capital of Haiti since January 12 earthquake.