SELA for Developing Cultural Industries in the Region

1 Caracas, Jun 28. -The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) called on member states to promote development and cooperation in cultural and creative industries because this could be an important source of funds. SELA mentioned in a report that in most countries of the region these sectors play an important role in areas including tourism, music, handicrafts and

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Warning About Lack of Funds to Control Malaria

1 Washington, Oct 12. -The struggle against malaria, a disease affecting several millions of people every year, is hamstrung by shortage of funds, highlighted a research paper published by The Lancet magazine. To develop an adequate strategy of control of the illness there is a need for about 4,900 million dollars this year, but there is a current deficit of

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Cuban Pianist’s Charity Concert in Costa Rica

0 San Jose, May 6. -Cuban pianist and composer Frank Fernandez will give a charity concert on May 14 along with the Central American Youth Orchestra and the collected funds will go to children with cancer. Fernandez invited his fellow countryman Enrique Perez Mesa, director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, who joined the presentation to support the Costa

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