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Cuba opens a training course against disaster risks

Cuba opened a training course for experts with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in subjects related to mitigation of disaster risks in the event of natural phenomena. Read More

Mild quake felt in Cuban province

At 19:28, local time, of Monday, October 26, the network of stations of the Cuban National Seismological Service recorded an earthquake perceptible by the population in the province of Camaguey. Read More

Havana implements a plan to protect sharks

The Cuban government announced the implementation of a long-term plan to protect sharks. Thus, Cuba will begin cooperation with US environmental group. It is a partnership between the two countries seeking to preserve their shared waters in the Gulf of Mexico and the Straits of Florida. Read More

UN recognizes Cuba's efforts in soil protection

Myrta Kaulard, coordinator and resident representative of the United Nations for Development Program (UNDP), acknowledged on Tuesday in this capital Cuba's efforts to protect the soil. Read More

70 pct of Cuban territory affected by draught

70 percent of the entire geographical area of Cuba showed deficit in rainfall during the past 12 months, and the provinces of Sancti Spiritus and Granma were the most affected regions. Read More

US and Cuba discuss creation of joint marine reserve

US and Cuba discuss the creation of a joint marine protected area, the US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday. He also announced a new trip to the island in January 2016. Read More

TS Joaquin becomes a hurricane over The Bahamas

Tropical storm Joaquin gained considerable strength in the last 24 hours, reaching the category of hurricane on Wednesday. Read More

Supermoon eclipse can be seen throughout Cuba

A total supermoon eclipse can be seen in all the Cuban territory on Sunday September 27, the first of these phenomena since 1982 according to NASA. The phenomenon can also be observed in most of the Americas, West Africa and Western Europe. Read More

Cuba suffers the most severe drought of the last 115 years

From September 2014 to last August, Cuba has suffered a drought that has affected 75% of its territory. Of this percentage, 25% was classified as weak drought, 26% as moderate drought, but about a quarter are considered severe to extreme, said Weather Center. Read More

Cuba begins conservation program in Varadero

Beaches, hotels, unspoiled ecological environments and overflowing wildlife are the features that define the resort of Varadero that, along with dolphin and other attractions, is the largest tourist destination in Cuba. Read More

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