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June 3rd

Raul appraises national civil defense organization

Army General Raul Castro Ruz, Deputy Secretary of the Party and Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, held a meeting with the members of the national directorate of the Cuban Civil Defense, as well as with executives and researchers from the national weather service, the Instituto de Meteorologia, with the objective of checking personally the degree of readiness to face the climate related events that may happen from now on, when the hurricane season in our geographical area has just started. Read More

Cuba celebrates Day of Africa

Ambassadors and other members of the diplomatic corps from 17 African nations accredited in Cuba visited the Slave's Route Museum as part of celebrations for the Day of Africa. Read More

June 2nd

The history of tobacco

<span>The first encounter, known so far, between the Old World and tobacco was on the year 1942 in a friendly gift ceremony offered to Christopher Columbus by Guanahaní Indians from one of the islands of the Bahamas archipelago.</span> Read More

Camping sites ready for summer

Renewed camping sites are already available for this summer in the province of Pinar del Rio, hoping the presence of around 22 000 visitors, though San Pedro and Cueva de los Portales camping sites will open this June 1st. Read More

Cuba, Pinar del Rio and the stem cells

A new age is coming for medicine with the implantation of stem cells, which has emerged in the scientific world with a huge impact in biology and biomedicine. Read More

Cuba: Mountain inhabitants in Sancti Spiritus enjoy better life

Inhabitants from mountainous regions in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Plan Turquino program enjoying a higher quality of life and an economic recovery. Read More

Cuba looking for second place at Rio Games

Cuba is maintaining its confidence over the challenge of finishing in second place on the medals table at the Pan-American Games in Rio Read More

Third post-graduate course on restoration of historical centers

WITH THE CO-SPONSORSHIP OF THE UNDP/PDHL Third post-graduate course on restoration of historical centers Read More

Tenth Overseas Chinese Festival in Havana

The historic importance of the Chinese community in Cuban society is one of the central themes at the Tenth Overseas Chinese Festival taking place in Havana until June 3. Read More

Mexican PRD President in Cuba to revitalize ties

"The first foreign visit we have made is to Cuba, responding to an invitation by the Communist Party, something we greatly value," said Leonel Cota Montano, president of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). Read More