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Reforestation in Camagüey

When the world loses thousands hectares of wood each day, the province of Camagüey, the largest in Cuba, increased its forest heritage by 1 400 hectares over the last year. A research recently published by the FAO reflects that each year 0,2 per cent of the worlds jungle surface disappears, which means 7,3 millions of hectares per year, or 20 thousand per day, twice the area of Paris. Read More

Cuba for zero TB by 2015

Cuba is trying to wipe out tuberculosis (TB) by year 2015, in line with worldwide efforts in this regard. According to Dr. Edilberto Gonzalez Ochoa, from the Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute Tuberculosis Research Group, the Island has the potential to achieve the goal even earlier, between 2010 and 2014. Read More

Cubas water strategy praised by UN organization

The Cuban strategy for dealing with water shortages is very sensible and its greatest challenge is to use it with more efficiency, said Francisco Arias Milla, representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Cuba. Read More

Cuba says more countries should organize WBC

Cuba thinks several countries, and not just the United States, should organize the 2009 World Classic. Read More

Cuba replaces 2 Cabinet members

The Cuban government has replaced its justice minister and the head of the National Institute of Water Resources. Justice Minister Roberto Diaz Sotolongo will be replaced by the vice minister, Maria Esther Reus. Jorge Aspiolea Roig, president of the water resources institute, will be replaced by Rene Mesa, a construction vice minister. Read More