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April 13th

Upcoming Havana Festival City in Motion

Between 18 and 22 April will be held on the 17th International Festival of Dance in Urban Landscapes, Old Havana: City in Motion to be attended by dancers from 15 countries have confirmed their participation.<br /> This edition coincides with the 25th anniversary of Dance Theatre company scraps that seeks to promote the dance art. Read More

Lenier continues making tables in Russian Championship

Staying undefeated after the fifth round of the Russian team in the city of Loo Leinier Dominguez, who plays for Club St. Petersburg, managed tables at this stage of the event.<br /> The West Indian owner of two thousand 730 ELO points, and only representative of Latin America in the tournament, divided the unit with the black pieces against Ernesto Inarkiev, Tomsk-400 club, which lost 2.5 series finally for 3.5. Read More

Expert talks about the oil industry in Cuba

The development of new oil industry in Cuba and has an important place in the national economy, said in Havana Manuel Marrero Faz, expert from the Ministry of Mines and Energy.<br /> Marrero Faz spoke Tuesday at a symposium on the hydrocarbon, corresponding to one of the 17 events of the XXXIII Convention of the Pan American Union of Engineering Associations (UPADI), which meets in the Palace of Conventions in Havana. Read More

Cuba cooperates with El Salvador in disaster prevention

Between Cuba and El Salvador has a collaboration agreement on disaster prevention. As part of this team of Cuban specialists performed a case study in Berlin Township, which is expected to determine the gender social vulnerability to climate change. Read More

Treat Parkinson's disease in Argentina Cuban method

In Cuba, a method was developed to treat patients with Parkinson's disease who do not respond adequately to conventional therapy. This surgical procedure has had very good results at the National Hospital Alejandro Posadas in Argentina, announced the Ministry of Health of the nation. Read More

New Hotel in Havana

The Terral, as the night wind sailor, is the name of the new hotel facility opened in Havana during the month.<br /> Operated by the company Habaguanex SA, established in 1994 to attend the La Habana Vieja, now drives this hotel leisure industry from an excellent position on the Malecón. Read More

Clinical trial conducted in eastern Cuba drops

The efficacy of topical recombinant interferon alpha 2B will be tested in a clinical trial to be held in eastern Cuba. This is intended to medically treat the recurrence of actinic keratosis.<br /> Dr. Orestes Marino, director of Ophthalmic surgical hospital Lucia Iñiguez clinical, of this city, told AIN that the product is a new implementation of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in Havana. Read More

Cuban entities launched call for International Orchid Workshop

Soroa Orchid Botanical Garden and the University of Pinar del Rio, call for participation between 23 and 25 October at the Eighth International Workshop on Orchids.<br /> Rolando Perez, director of research at the Garden, located in Candelaria and host the event, told ACN that will address the conservation and management, collections, phytogeography, in vitro reproduction, ecology, molecular biology, plant pathology and entomology. Read More

Quesada is included Capablanca Elite Group

Carlos Rivero, national chess commissioner, announced that between 3 and May 15 will be held in Havana Capablanca Memorial where the young Yuniesky Quesada participate in the Elite group.<br /> Quesada will be part of the primary key of the event, composed of six chess players as part of their preparation for the World Championships to be held from late August in Istanbul, Turkey, Rivera said the National Information Agency. Read More

Coming Film Festival in Gibara Poor

The X Festival of Poor Cinema will begin next week in Cuba where he will compete over 100 works from Latin America, Europe and Asia. The Spanish singer Luis Eduardo Aute and the Australian-Mexican filmmaker Michael Rowe will be on the jury charged with selecting the winners. Read More