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Cuba: offers aid to Latin America in Medical Genetics

The director of the National Institute of Medical Genetics in Cuba, Dr. Beatriz Marcheco Teruel, said the island is willing to contribute to the development of the specialty in Latin America. Dr. Marcheco recalled that over 100,000 Cuban health workers are serving in 103 nations around the world and noted that the medical genetics program has not yet been fully implemented in the region despite the recommendations made by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Read More

Mambo, an authentic Cuban rhythm

<span>Despite other names preceded the process of creation of this genre, pianist Damaso Perez Prado (1916-1989) from Matanzas is the singer and composer that really structured Mambo. <br /></span> Read More

CARICOM draws its line in the sand on Cuba and Venezuela

Prime Minister Gonsalves made the point that neither of the two nations needs any member of CARICOM as its defender. "We are building mature relationships with them," he said. Read More

Nigeria will receive ethanol-making technology from Cuba

The Cuban government was ready to transfer the sugarcane-based ethanol-making technology to Nigeria, said Elio Olivia, the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, here on Monday. Read More

Cuba urges world to change currently unsustainable energy model

During a speech at the 3rd International Meeting "Territory and Life" held last weekend in the Spanish city of Oviedo, the Cuban ambassador to Madrid, Alberto Velazco, said that the world consumes a lot more than 90 million oil barrels per day. Read More