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Running on vapors, literally, in hard pressed Cuba

Now, ingenious Cubans have rigged them to run on propane and Cuban police are cracking down, out of fear there are “rolling bombs” on the country’s roads Read More

Vietnam, Cuba to Cooperate Further in Biotechnology

Representatives of Vietnam and Cuba exchanged experiences and views today toward the enhancement of existing cooperation in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, with promising prospects on the horizon. Read More

Young Computer Scientists in Cuba Short of Opportunities

Jobs in the industry are hard to find for new computer engineering graduates in Cuba. Read More

Cuba Adds Two Vaccines against Advanced Lung Cancer

The registration of the Cuban vaccine RACOTUMOMAB, for the treatment of advanced lung cancer, was the most significant result of 2012 for the Molecular Immunology Center (CIM). Read More

MEDICC Review Publishes Special Issue: Cuba Tackles Diabetes

MEDICC Review’s special issue, “Cuba Tackles Diabetes”, contributes to the global body of evidence for tackling this epidemic chronic disease. Cuba has the lowest diabetes mortality rate in the Americas. Read More

Cuba – Battling cancer with biotechnology

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Cuba, after cardiovascular diseases. It is estimated that every year about 21 000 people die of cancer on the island and more than 31 000 cancer cases are newly diagnosed. Read More

Cuba flight returns after maintenance issue

A flight from Grand Cayman to Havana, Cuba returned to the Owen Roberts International Airport after the pilot spotted a maintenance issue midair. Read More

Telesur Real Time TV in Cuba

Telesur Latin American television will beam its real time and open signal to Cuba as of January 20 and for several a hours during the day. Read More

Cuba patents new lung cancer vaccine

Cuba's Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM) has patented a new lung cancer vaccine, CIM researcher Ana Maria Vazquez said. Read More

2 new species of orchid found in Cuba

Researchers from the University of Vigo, in collaboration with the Environmental Services Unit at the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (Cuba), have discovered two new species of Caribbean orchid. Read More

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