José Jacinto Milanés theater, a symbolic cultural institution of Pinar del Río is among the 12 nominees to the National Restoration Award granted by the National Union of Architects and Engineers of Cuba (UNAIC). Read More
Pinar del Río is celebrating these days not only the classification of the baseball team to the semifinals of the 47th National Championship, but the nomination of one of the most outstanding musicians to Cubadisco 2008 awards. Read More
Seventeen new HIV positive cases were diagnosed in Pinar del Río during the first trimester of the year.
Only 11 cases were confirmed same date last year, said doctor Niel Acosta Rodríguez, head of the AIDS Prevention and Control Program in the province. Read More
Mantua ballet dancer Julio Blanes won the third prize at the 10th International Ballet Student Competition held from March 15 to the 30 in the Great Theater of Havana, with the participation of several European and Latam contestants.
Thirty students are already selected for the geologist miner course and 10 will integrate the topographers.
The opening on March 31 of a two year course to train geologist miners and another of six months for topographers is part of the impacts taking place at the northwest of the province aimed at the soon exploitation of the mineral deposits.
Over 6 000 patients have been operated for different eye conditions like cataracts and pterygium, at the Ophthalmology Center of Abel Santamaría surgical hospital of Pinar del Río during its first year of existence. Read More
During last year the work of the Office for the Integral Development of Guanahacabibes Peninsula was mainly directed to the creation of the necessary conditions to develop nature tourism in the region, taking into account its attractive flora, fauna and sea. Read More
With the creation of a peculiar museum in which roots and trunks become countryside, monsters and many other figures, art has earned an important place in Viñales, declared Cultural Heritage Landscape. Read More