Cuba,Vietnam Strengthen Collaboration in Rice Production

1 Pinar del Río, Cuba, Sep 6. – Vietnamese and Cuban experts strengthen scientific collaboration for increasing rice production in this western Cuban province, using technologies from both countries. Alexander Miranda, director of the Experimental Station in Los Palacios municipality, told Prensa Latina that this program includes advice to rice growers of this territory. The director predicted that Vietnamese experts

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Tourist Tobacco Route in Cuba

3 Pinar del Río, Cuba, Jun 9. -Attracted by the fame of the Habanos cigars, hundreds of tourists tour tobacco plantations and cigar factories in this Cuban province, the birthplace of the best tobacco in the world. While some prefer to visit the fields where the aromatic plant grows – under the sun or soft covers – others admire the

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Ibero-American Thinkers Praise Casa de las Americas Award

0 Cienfuegos, Cuba, Jan 21. -Argentine narrator Martin Kohan and Spanish critic Eduardo Becerra praised the importance for their respective countries of the Casa de las Americas Literature Award, in the framework of its 52nd edition in that Cuban province. Kohan, member of the jury, told Prensa Latina he is glad for the number of Argentinean novels in contest. The

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Oil Drilling Advances in Cuba

1 Havana, Aug 20. -Oil extraction workers in the eastern Cuban province of Matanzas have obtained 886,000 tons of crude to date, exceeding the amount obtained in the same period in 2009. Adding the accompanying gas, the total hydrocarbon equivalent obtained to date is 1.110 million tons, according to the Cuban oil company, Empresa de Perforación y Extracción de Petróleo

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Increased use of natural and traditional medicine

1 Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 28. – Natural and traditional medicine has gained importance in health centers in this Cuban province used to prevent and diagnose diseases and employ treatments of rehabilitation. Within this field of Cuban health is the use of natural medicines derived from medicinal plants and from bee farms such as honey, royal jelly and propulsion.

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