Popular Botany Books to be Published in Cuba

7 Santiago de Cuba, Sep 1. -Three popular books on botany will be published soon in Cuba, author Manuel Garcia Caluff, who is also the director of the Fern Garden in this city, told Prensa Latina.The expert said that the texts include La Magia de mi Jardin (My Garden's Magic), full of anecdotes and mainly aimed at young people, and

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Cochlear Implant, a Reality in Cuba

10 Havana. -The number of Cuban patients who have benefited from cochlear implants has reached 224. This is an advanced technique carried out free in Cuba to those who need it, mostly children with more than one handicap.Such is the case of the little girl Lianely, who lost her hearing at 7 months as a result of the after-effects of

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Santiago de Cuba Carnival Kicks Off

0 Santiago, Cuba, Jul 21. -Carnival time in Santiago de Cuba begins Thursday and runs until July 27, an emblem of traditional popular culture and one of the most famous carnivals in Cuba.The main areas for these celebrations were ready: Trocha, Marti, Santa Ursula, and the neighborhood of Sueño, while the neighborhood of Victoriano Garzon was set to host the

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President Chavez Provides Details on His Health

3 Caracas, Jul 13. -President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday provided details on his health and the next steps of his recuperation after undergoing two operations in Cuba last month.The extraction of a pelvic abscess and then a cancerous tumor was an initial, very positive step, with an optimal level of recuperation of his vital signs, oxygen-carrying capacity and blood flow,

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Brazilian Singer Simone to Perform in Cuba

3 Havana, Jun 24. -Brazilian singer Simone will arrive in Cuba Friday to offer a unique concert on Sunday at Havana''s Karl Marx Theater, but no other details have been made public. Simone, one of the most popular Brazilian singers, will have an audience of more than 5,000 spectators, followers of her career. Simone�s relationship with Cuba began in the

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More Summer Camping Offers in Cuba

2 Havana, Jun 22. -More that 330,000 people will enjoy camping this summer in Cuba from July 2 to September 15, it was announced in this capital on Tuesday. The figure represents a 33 percent increase compared to the number of campers of the previous season, Dianed Fernandez, the chief of the Marketing Department of the Campismo Popular (People�s Camping)

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USAID Announces Plan to Manipulate Cuban Teenagers

12 Havana, Jun 20. -The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced financing for new projects to interfere with communications in Cuba, above all among minors, it was reported Monday. The new plans aim chiefly at supposedly expanding the use of social media and increasing access to information that the United States finds convenient to disseminate, according to an article

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Cuba Boosts Vietnam-Sponsored Rice Production

1 Havana, Jun 15. -A Vietnamese-Cuban cooperation project to promote rice growing in Cuba provides for technology transfer to the Grain Research Institute (IIGranos). According to Bui Van Duong, head of the Cuba-Vietnam cooperation program for developing rice, more funds will be invested for research by IIGranos. The program also provides support for an existing Cuban program for rice seed

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USA Allocates Millions of Dollars to Destabilize Cuba

6 Havana, Jun 11. -The 20 million USD allocated by the United States to allegedly promote democracy in Cuba actually constitute a considerable sum of money to attack the Revolution, said Kenia Serrano, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). Washington wants sectors of the Cuban population to join this interest to subvert order in Cuba

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Cuba Defends Renewable Energy

5 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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