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Cuba reduces infant mortality rate to 4.3 in 2016

Cuba reduced its infant mortality rate to 4.3 per thousand live births in 2016, thus staying among the best countries in the world in this health indicator, according to Minister of Health Roberto Morales. Read More

Cuba forsees tourism growth in 2017

Cuba consolidates its opportunities to be a safe tourist destination and With attractive proposals in its presentation sheet as Isla del Caribe (Caribbean Island), in 2017 the aspiration is to reach the tourist number 4 million. Read More

Cuban Economy to Grow Two Percent in 2017

Cuban economy will only grow 2 percent next year following a 0.9 percent fall in 2016 due to financial limitations, said Economy minister Ricardo Cabrisas at the Eight Parliament Session on Tuesday. Read More

Cuban Titan Tropic begins this Monday

The second edition of the Cuban Titan Tropic, a mountain bike competition, will start today and will include four stages through rugged territories between the provinces of Artemisa and Pinar del Rio. Read More

Cuba focused on being a more competitive tourist destination

According to sources from the Cuba´s Ministry of Tourism, the island began its high tourist season focused on achieving a more competitive destination by the quality of its services and permanent innovation. Read More

Cuba expects to receive over four million tourists in 2017

The growing number of international visitors to Cuba, reported at over 3.1 million by the end of October, has sparked predictions of some 4.1 million in 2017. Read More

Cuba to update all rice industry equipment

In order to avoid imports worth millions and increase production, the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG by its Spanish acronym) plans to complete in 2018 the modernization of all the machinery used in the planting, harvesting and industrial processing of rice. Read More

Russian company Kamaz to send 2400 trucks to Cuba

Kamaz, famed Russian heavy transport giant, will supply more than 2,400 trucks to Cuba, the company said in a statement. Read More

Cuban port increases revenues by repairing dredges

The Caribbean Drydock Company S.A. (CDC), located in this city, raises its mercantile production and gross added value thanks to the execution of important works such as the recovery and repair of dredges operating at Mariel port. Read More

US-based multinational company punished for trading with Cuba

The US-based multinational company National Oilwell Varco and its subsidiaries Dreco Energy Services and NOV Elmar joined the long list of companies punished by the OFAC for having violated the over-50-year embargo on Cuba. Read More

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