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November 9th

Million-dollar losses and one person death from floods in eastern Cuba after Noel

According to an informative note published in the press, Yusmani Tames González died trying to cross a swollen river in Granma province. It is estimated that the total losses from heavy rain in the eastern provinces from October 11 to November 5, plus the passing of Tropical Storm Noel, amount to $499 million, according to a preliminary analysis. Read More

Santiago residents in recovery stage after flooding

Dozens of communities remain cut off due to swollen rivers and flooded roads and highways. However, basic food and hygiene supplies have been provided along with other primary needs guaranteed by the civil defense authorities. Read More

November 8th

Special investigator of United Nations highlated Cuba's effort on the right of food

During a meeting with Vice President Carlos Lage, Ziegler noted that Cuba did more than halve the number of undernourished, part of the Millennium Goals set for 2015. Read More

Twenty Caribbean countries met in Cuba

The Association is a forum to exchange, coordinate and cooperate in trade, transportation, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Caribbean. Read More

International Symposium on Wetlands underway in Zapata Swamp

This international symposium is traditionally held in Zapata Swamp, whose wetland boasts the titles of Ramsar Site and Biosphere Reserve due to its excellent level of conservation and to the proper management of its natural resources. Read More

Vice President Carlos Lage heads cuban delegation to Ibero-American Summit in Santiago de Chile

The summit will begin on Thursday until Saturday. The Ibero-American Summits is a forum of political dialog made up by Latin American nations, Spain and Portugal. Read More

Cuba churches are free

Paulsen pointed out that, in Cuba, the Church has full freedom for prayer. Read More

Home run hitters give Cuba its first victory in the World Cup

Tomorrow, the Cubans, World champions on 25 previous occasions, nine of them consecutive, beginning 1984 , face the German team, considered the weakest within the first round Group B. Read More

November 7th

Massive evacuation in eastern Cuba due to severe flooding

The evacuation, the largest ever in the region, included moving people from 50 neighborhoods, some currently found under water and others in danger of flooding. A total of 24,000 people were protected including those evacuated during the past weekend due to Tropical Storm Noel. Read More

Cuba signs a contract with Canada to buy wheat

The previous year, Canada shipped 177,000 tonnes of wheat to Cuba -- its biggest exports to the country in the previous decade. The 10-year average is 77,500 tonnes. Read More