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Cuba to Begin Second Phase of National Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign

<p style="text-align: justify;">By Redaction AHORA / Friday, 22 April 2011. Cuba will begin the second phase of the 50th National Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign to immunize more than half a million children against this disease on Friday. According to the Granma newspaper, until April 28th, children under three years old vaccinated last March will receive another dose (two drops orally), while nine-year-old children will receive a re-activation dose. Read More

Cuba to Increase Export of Marabú Charcoal in 2011

<p style="text-align: justify;"> HAVANA, Cuba.- The Cuban Ministry of Agriculture hopes to conclude 2011 with the export of more than 30,000 tons of charcoal made of marabú trees.According to Arisbel Ferro, director of the Fruit Business Company, which markets the product abroad, the initiative will contribute some 40 million dollars to the national economy.erro told ACN that charcoal is shipped mostly to Italy, Spain, Greece, France, Germany and Portugal, where it is highly demanded for food cooking purposes. Read More