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Cuba has banned the hunting of marine turtles endangered in the Caribbean

The decision was applauded by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as a lifeline to all turtle species hatching on beaches throughout the Caribbean, but above all the critically endangered hawksbill turtle. Read More

More than 51 million doses of a Cuban vaccine against Meningitis have been applied in dozens of countries

In 1991 in Cuba, the vaccine was included in the national program for the immunization of three and a half month old infants, with a second dose given at five and a half months. Thanks to this action, meningitis was eradicated in the country and has been kept under control since. Read More

The Cuban Center of Television Serrana is Celebrating its First Fifteen Years of Work

The celebrations started, last January 15th, with a varied sample of the initial work of the institution, which began its work on that same date in 1993 and was officially inaugurated on the following July 12th. Read More

Increases Production Capacity Cuban Eastern Distillery

After a 23-year period of no renovations, repair works began in the second semester of 2007. These are scheduled to be completed soon, thus production should increase from 850 to 1,000 hectolitres of alcohol every day. Read More

In Cuban Province, 160 Kidney Transplants Performed

Celia Hernández, a housewife from the Cuban port city of Cienfuegos, is recovering satisfactorily after having been 160th renal transplant patient since 2001 at a facility in the islands province of Villa Clara. Read More

Study will Benefit Fish Conservation in Jardines del Rey, Ciego de Avila, Cuba

This study paves the way for future inquiries on the dynamics and interaction of aquatic animals with temperature, rocks, salinity, pressure, and constructive elements introduced by man in Long Lagoon. Read More

The Cuban Oil plant has refined its first 65,000 barrels

The Camilo Cienfuegos oil refinery began to process crude with the efficiency expected in its operating plan, reported the Cuban News Agency. Read More

Danielle Mitterrand, Will Participate in the Second International Conference for the Equilibrium of the World in Havana

On that occasion it was asked to UNESCO to create a World Council to spread the ideas of Martí. The project was approved and groups 48 prestigious figures, such as the Uruguayan Mario Benedetti and the Colombian Gabriel García Márquez. Read More

Chinese and Cuban Companies Signed a Contract to Sell the Island Six Air-Generators of 750 kilowatts

The two governments signed a memorandum of understanding on December in the renewable energies sector and on savings in the traditional one, to multiply links and accords among companies and organizations from both countries. Read More

The Cuban National Health System has at its Disposal an Industial Experience

This industry is composed basically of the Cuban Neuroscience Center (CNC) and the Central Institute for Digital Research (ICID), both part of the West Havana Scientific Complex. Read More

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