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Cuba consolidates National Energy Revolution

Cuba celebrated Wednesday the first anniversary of the energy revolution being undertaken across the island which has made a remarkable progress in the development of clean sources of energy and in the increase of power generation. Read More

Cuba seeking to drop oil dependence

Cuban oil-industry experts are discussing, in a two-day national conference, the use of renewable energy sources in the country in an effort to find solutions that could bring down the oil dependence. According to specialists on the matter, the discussions ending tomorrow are held as part of the 15th National Science and Technique Forum, which is expected to contribute to the Energy Revolution that has been undertaken by the Cuban government since 2006. Read More

Cuba to massive Shanghai Show

Cuba is among the over one hundred countries which have confirmed their participation in the Universal Exhibition of Shanghai, China, scheduled for May1-October 31, 2010, and expected to be attended by about 200 nations and international organizations. Read More

New Havana Club rum factory opens

A new Cuban rum distillery has been inaugurated - the product of a joint venture between Cuban rum maker Havana Club and the French business group Pernod Ricard, the second largest distributor and trader of beverages and spirits in the world. Read More

Cuba continues producing petroleum while insisting on saving

After meeting 2006 plans for oil extraction, Cubans continue working in three dozen wells operated by its national enterprise, CUPET and by associations between the island and foreign companies. Read More

Cuba: no more blackouts

The Cuban power industry produced the economy's most outstanding achievement in 2006: the elimination by 90 per cent of damaging and annoying electricity shortages. In less than a year, over 1,000 Megawatts of generating capacity have been installed. The electrogen groups responsible for the increase were distributed in 116 of the 169 municipalities of the island. Read More

Another good year for Habano Cigars this 2006

That same principle was kept in 2006 according with the most recent reports of tobacco authorities that reiterated the pleasure of smokers for Cuban cigars and the most recent novelties. The Cuban rolled cigars hand made have stayed as number one for five years in a row in the world market of Premium cigars. Read More

Cuba: citrus company recovers greenhouses from hurricane damage

The hurricane Dennis ravaged the greenhouses of the Cuban citrus company Victoria de Girón from Matanzas. Of the 150 greenhouses, only 15 were still standing after the storm. Lead by engineer Gilberto Medina a team of construction workers started the repair works to get 100 greenhouses operational again. Read More

2007 sugar harvest starts in Las Tunas, Cuba

Sugarcane cutting operations have just begun in the areas of the Antonio Guiteras sugar company, in the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas, thus kicking off the 2007 sugar harvest in this territory. Read More

Dominican ambassador in Cuba praises intensified trade activity

The Dominican Republic today branded as "very positive" the growth in trade with the neighboring Cuban island. Dominican ambassador in Cuba Daniel Guerrero said that numerous of the hotels there consume foods produced in Dominican soil, as well as construction material and furniture manufactured here. Read More

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