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Cuban Science Web Portal wins International Award

The Cuban science internet portal hosted by the Information Technology and Advanced Telematic Company (CITMATEL) has won an award at the 2007 World Information Society Summit.

CITMATEL President Beatriz Alonso told the press that her firm was one of 40 worldwide chosen for the award for best practices for quality and e-content by a panel of some 30 renowned multimedia and web specialists. Alonso said that it was the first time Cuba has received this price and says the award his recognition of the dedication of those who work for the various projects related to the Cuban Science Network.

The portal has been online since last year and can be accessed at The site is in Spanish, English and French; so far this year, it has received 4 million visits.

Source: Granma

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