Economy, Quality Mark New School Year in Cuba

2 Havana, Sep 5. -Concern for the rational use of economic sources and quality education marks the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year in Cuba for more than 2.3 million students.The 2011-2012 academic year will focus on economic awareness among students and teachers without forgetting other important educational processes in this country of 11.2 million. Teachers' training will be prioritized

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US friends Start Program of Solidarity with Cuba

1 Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jul 6. -The arrival of a group of US friends will mark the beginning of a month of solidarity with Cuba that will end with the visit of the Pastors for Peace Caravan. The group, consisting of a dozen teachers, will start the program tonight for three days in this western province, where teachers will

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Rains favour milk production in Southern Camaguey

7 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 29. –Santra Cruz del Sur presents a favorable situation in the milk production after the beginning of the rain season from May, stated Esneido Hernández, Main Specialist of this sector in the Caribe Establishment in this territory. Despeite seven months of an intense drought, the professionals of the Dairy Enterprise in Southern Camaguey reach

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Florida Orchestra Plans Cultural Exchange with Cuba

2 Havana, Jun 4. -The Florida Orchestra was officially approved to participate in a "multiyear" cultural exchange program with Cuba, beginning Sept. 26-29 with a concert by a wind quintet in Havana, according to the St. Petersburg Times. The quintet, made up of principal musicians from the Tampa-based orchestra, will also give master classes to Cubans as the first of

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Alert on Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer

1 Washington, May 24. -More than half of patients with Alzheimer''s disease, whose first symptoms excluded forgetfulness, were wrongly diagnosed at the beginning of the disease, says a recent study. Forgetfulness is one of the hallmarks of this neurodegenerative disease; however, the authors' research shows that in more than 40 dead persons, the earliest indications reported were behavior disorders. They

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Cuba Hosts Intl Medical Congress

1 Cienfuegos, Cuba, Apr 12. -Prior courses started on Monday marked the beginning of the Sixth International Congress on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with main sessions scheduled for April 13 and 15 at the Gustavo Aldereguia Lima Hospital (GAL), in Cienfuegos, in central-southern Cuba. Doctor Liliana Caneiro, from the Organizing Committee, confirmed the attendance of nearly 300 delegates, half of

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Chavez Announces Offensive against Landlordism

0 Caracas, Oct 4. – President Hugo Chavez announced this month will mark the beginning of the deepening of the crusade against landlordism in Venezuela, whose main goal is to reclaim land for food production. He said in Alo Presidente show, that in October they will begin a new offensive to rescue lands. "Let not be a large land property

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