U.S and Cuban officials are holding "working level" talks on how to
respond to the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill that is believed to
be dumping some 5,000 barrels of crude a day into the Gulf
WASHINGTON -- The sprawling oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is
prompting concern in Cuba, which boasts one of the Caribbean's most
pristine coral reefs, thick mangroves and nesting areas for green sea
Introduction: The sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform
and the resulting discharge of millions of gallons of crude oil into
the sea demonstrated graphically the challenge of environmental
protection in the ocean waters shared by Cuba and the United States.
Camaguey, Cuba, May 18 (acn) Five tornados hit in the space of two
hours Santa Teresa Town, nine kilometers west of Camaguey city, and
preliminary reports mention two injured people and damages to 78 houses.
MIAMI -- As BP engineers worked to contain a deep sea oil spill in the
Gulf of Mexico on Monday, scientists tracking the spread of oil on the
ocean's surface and underwater expressed concern that powerful currents
could carry the crude as far east as Florida
The potentiality for the development of environmental education, the
preservation of species and ecological tourism, guarantee the creation
and gradual application of a protection and conservation project in
Cayo Ratones as part of the Managed Floristic Reserve category.
HAVANA, Cuba, May 14 (acn) The Cuban scientific community keeps a close
eye on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the collapse last
April of the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon platform.
Anya Landau French, director of the U.S.-Cuba Policy Initiative at the
New America Foundation, called on the Obama administration to make BP's
Deepwater Horizon disaster the spur to work with Cuba to prevent
similar catastrophes in the years ahead.