The 2008 Félix Varela Award was given to Cuban doctor Pedro Pablo Rodríguez
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- 01 / 16 / 2009
On the other hand, the Education and Culture section made a special recognition to the poet and poetry reader Luis Carbonell, the teacher of generations of Cuban artists, while the Environment section highlighted the work of the Brigade General Francisco González López.
Dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, the Societies’ yearly work balance awarded the condition of Honor Member to doctor Julio García Oliveras, vice-president of that institution and director of the Bimestre Cubano journal.
Doctor Daisy Rivero Alvisa, president of the Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País, emphasized the need to achieve a greater participation of young people in the workshops with a high patriotic and scientific value that are organized by the organization.
Founded on January 9, 1793, influenced by the renewing ideas of Illustration, the SEAP was organized in Havana by a group of important nationals, among which stood out Francisco de Arango y Parreño, Tomás Romay and father José Agustín Caballero.
Related today with the scientific-technical, economic and social work of the country, it groups together important specialists from its four fields: Education and Culture, Social Sciences, Economy and Science and Environment.