Cuba Defends Renewable Energy

0 Havana, Jun 2. -In 2010, facilities using renewable energy technologies to produce electricity in Cuba contributed 570.4 gigawatts per hour, or electricity for 13 days, according to the Ministry of Basic Industry. This contributed to save 146,513 tons of oil, said Deputy Minister of Basic Industry Manuel Presa Sague in his lecture during the opening session of the 7th

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Unemployment Drops in Venezuela

1 Caracas, May 18. -April closed with unemployment at 8.1 percent in Venezuela, 0.5 percent lower than March and 0.1 percent lower than the same month in 2010, the National Statistics Institute reported. According to Elias Eljuri, president of the institute, the improvement in the sector responds to the recovery of the national economy, whose gross domestic product grew in

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More than 56,000 Russian Tourists Visited Cuba in 2010

1 Moscow, Jan 5. -In 2010, 56,234 Russian tourists visited Cuba, nearly 19,000 more than in 2009, sources of the sector reported. The figures confirm the Cuban historical record of vacationers in 2010. Aeroflot airline, based in the capital airport Sheremetievo, has a daily frequency of flights to the Caribbean island, said the office of the Ministry of Tourism in

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European Rock Livens up Cuban Rock Festival

5 Havana, Sept 12. -Six rock bands from France and Switzerland had their own baptism of fire in this capital during the recently ended rock festival Brutal Fest, one of the best for the national rock movement in 2010. French rock ensembles Sedative, Stortregn, and F.O.A.D., and Swiss bands Cardiac, Deadly Sin Orgy, and Destronork, performed at the Maxim Rock

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