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Biodiversity and phytosanitary problems to be discussed in Havana at the Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Growing

The Second International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Growing that opened on Monday will be held until Sept. 21 at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba. Read More

Cubas water reservoir levels high in 2007

The rainfall in the January-August period, 1,003 millimeters, represents 114 percent of the historical average. Read More

Ingrid reduced to a tropical depression with a few squalls

At 1100 am the Center of tropical depression Ingrid was located near latitude 16.4 north, longitude 53.7 west or about 510 miles-820 km east of the Lesser Antilles. Read More

Tropical storm Ingrid well east of the Lesser Antilles moving west-northwestward

At 500 am ast...0900z...the center of tropical storm Ingrid was located near latitude 15.1 north, longitude 49.2 west or about 805 miles-1300 km east of the Lesser Antilles Read More

Singapore and Cuba will cooperate to fight dengue

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the CEO of Singapore's National Environment Agency Lee Yuen Hee, and Director-General of Cuba's Institute of Pedro Kouri Gustavo Kouri. Read More

A non-polluting aerosol plant opened in Havana

The plant will substitute the use of around 28 to 30 tons per year of Freon gas for other gases that do not affect the ozone layer and the environment. The project was sponsored by the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol with the support of the UN's Development Program. Read More

Eastern Cuba increases lobster capture

According to experts, Hurricane Dean, which hit the Caribbean region recently, increased the populations of lobsters in the area. Read More

Hurricane Felix death toll rises in Nicaragua

The authorities say 18,477 have been displaced and housed in more than 100 temporary hostels, 8,848 houses were destroyed and the communication networks have collapsed. Read More

Cienfuegos Botanical Garden has 400 orchid breeds

Moreover, the garden treasures over 2,000 plants, including more than 70 exotic species, 280 breeds of palm trees, Jaguey (65) and bamboo (23). Read More

New university courses on Cuban Television

The University for All television programs resume their broadcasts with five new courses starting September 10. The classes are shown on the nationwide Cuban TV stations in different time blocks to accommodate different work and class schedules. Read More

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