Tourism: Impact on Regional Development Analyzed in Cuba

1 Havana, Nov 23. -Nearly 200 delegates from 12 countries will discuss on Wednesday in Cuba the impact of tourism in regional and local development during the 2nd Convention of Geography, Environment and Land Management.According to the organizing committee of the forum, with venue in Havana city, the exchange of experiences will help to tackle the challenges of sustainable development.

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U.S.A. World”s Worst Terrorist, Says Cindy Sheehan

2 Holguin, Cuba, Nov 19. -The United States is the biggest terrorist organization in the world, declared today Cindy Sheehan, a US pacifist who is participating in the VII Colloquium for the release of the Cuban Five and Against Terrorism, taking place in Cuba.In an interview with Prensa Latina, the activist, whose son Casey was killed in the US war

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Haitian President to Arrive in Cuba

1 Havana, Nov 15. -Haitian President Michel Martelly will arrive in Cuba on Tuesday paying an official visit.Martelly, 50, will hold talks with his Cuban peer Raul Castro, according to the official agenda.The president was educated in Haiti and, later, in the United States, where he began his career as an artist. Martelly was elected president in November 2010 elections,

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Cuban Laboratory Tests New Formulas with Scorpion Toxin

2 Havana, Sep 28. -New formulations from scorpion venom are being studied in Cuba, said Jose Antonio Fraga Castro, director of the Pharmaceutical Biological Laboratories (Labiofam), leading this product. In addition to Vidatox, a homeopathic medicine highly effective as anti-neoplastic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, which was released in late 2010, the laboratoey is now developing other natural diluted formulation, which is

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Italian Curator Happy to Exhibit Caravaggio in Cuba

2 Havana, Sep 21. -Italian curator Rosella Vodret, Director of the Polo Museale and Heritage in Rome, declared to be happy to exhibit, for the first time in Cuba, "Narcissus"(1599-1600) painted by Michelangelo Caravaggio. "We wanted to bring this Caravaggio painting, and others from the first and second generation, since he is our best ambassador of the Italian art, the

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USA Provides Funds to Promote Subversion in Cuba

5 Havana, Sep 10. -Cables of the US Interest Section in Havana leaked by Wikileaks reveal that Washington supplies thousands of dollars daily to fabricate internal incidents in Cuba. The cable 08HAVANA613 of July 31, 2008, addressed to the US State Department, shows that then Chief Jonathan Farrar requested 8,000 USD yearly to be given to Laura Pollan, one of

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U.S. Lawmakers in Cuba to Foster Trade Relations

2 Havana, Sep 7. -A group of U.S. lawmakers from the state of Illinois are in Cuba to promote trade relations, despite the five-decade U.S. blockade against the island.The delegation is headed by Illinois House of Representatives member Dan Burke, who heads the House executive committee. "Our visit aims to foster relations between our two countries, and we also hope

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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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