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Hurricane watch: Tropical wave gains strength

<div align="justify"> A tropical wave in Caribbean Sea strengthened slightly overnight and extends from eastern Cuba and Jamaica toward Hispaniola and Puerto Rico and north of the sea, according to the 2 p.m. forecast from the National Hurricane Center in Miami </div> Read More

Cuba increases reforestation to protect watersheds

The Cuban government has developed a plan to reforest the banks of reservoirs and banks of rivers and streams as part of measures taken to protect the watersheds, a local specialist said in Havana Tuesday. Read More

Caribbean Storms May Strengthen in Gulf, Hampering Oil Cleanup

<div align="justify"> June 23 (Bloomberg) -- The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season may enter the Gulf of Mexico as soon as next week, possibly disrupting BP Plc’s efforts to clean up the worst oil spill in U.S. history. </div> Read More

Cuban Local Authorities Strengthen Control of Water Distribution

Ciego de Avila, Jun 21 (acn) The drought hitting Cuba for over a year now forced Ciego de Avila’s local authorities to strengthen measures to further control the rational use of drinking water. Read More

Cuba calls on int'l community to face social catastrophes

<div align="justify"> The vice president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, called on the international community here on Saturday to get ready to face the great social disasters occurring in the world such as poverty and unemployment. </div> Read More

Disaster Conference ends in Cuba

<div align="justify"> The 8th International Congress on Disasters concluded here today with participants from 38 countries claiming for even more time to exchange experiences.<br /> </div> Read More

Cuba Shows Encouraging Environmental Results

Cuba today is showing encouraging environmental results as it implements several strategies to reduce soil degradation and the effects of drought. Read More

How to Hurricane-Proof a Caribbean Island

The community on Cuba's Isla de la Juventud is preparing for another hurricane season, one that could be more intense than ever. Read More

Cuba braces to contend with BP oil spill

<div align="justify"> Havana calls in Venezuelan experts to combat potential environmental disaster as tarballs spotted off island's coast Live coverage of BP boss Tony Hayward before Congress </div> Read More

Cuba says preparing for BP oil spill

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba is making preparations to protect its coast as the BP oil spill continues spreading through the Gulf of Mexico, Cuban officials said Tuesday. Read More

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