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March 25th

Poor Cinema Festival through TeleSur

Latin American TV channel TeleSur will co-auspice the 5th International Poor Cinema Festival of Gibara, the events central venue running from April 16 to 22 including sub-venues in Holguín, Velasco and Santiago de Cuba for the second time. Read More

March 24th

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

March 23rd

Cuba willing to join tsunami early warning network

Cuba is willing to join a Caribbean tsunami early-warning system, which would help protect millions in the region, an expert from Cuba's National Seismological Investigation Institute Read More

Cuba plans JV with Sherritt to help expand nickel and cobalt output

Havana research organization CIPIMM is reportedly working with Canadas Sherritt to upgrade technology for increased nickel and cobalt output at the countrys Moa nickel facility. Read More

Cuba, Vietnam ink biomedical accords

Cuban and Vietnamese companies signed eight accords in this capital Friday to import and sell bio-pharmaceutical product and vaccines in this country, as the Cuban Biotechnology Center against hepatitis B does. Read More

Boxing champ sets sights on Cuba

A former North East boxing champion has launched a campaign to lure some of the best amateur boxers in the world to the region ahead of the 2012 Olympics. Read More