Cuba: Anti-Flu Vaccine Campaign to Begin

1 Havana, Nov 15. -Cuba will begin an anti-flu vaccination campaign on November 21, due to the increase of respiratory diseases in the country's population, Granma newspaper reported on Tuesday.According to the daily, the campaign corresponds to the annual seasonal period and will continue until December 21, 2011. We have guaranteed all conditions, from disposable materials to the preparation and

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House of Guidance for Women and the Family increases training

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 18. –At the House of Guidance for Women and the Family in Santa Cruz del Sur people work hard to increase the training courses, a task led by the Cuban Women Federation (FMC) , and it constitutes a premise of work in the current stage. Boosting the scientific level of women and men through

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Tourism to Cuba Grows 14 Percent

1 Havana, Mar 24. -At least 588,394 foreign visitors arrived in Cuba in February, 75,234 more than during the same period last year, an increase of 14.7 percent, according to official sources. The National Statistics Office (ONE) indicated that in February 2007, the island was visited by 439,134 people, 508,278 visitors arrived in that month of 2008 and 531,100 in

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China Plans to Expand Space Research

4 Beijing, Mar. 3. -China plans to increase space research in the next five years as part of a program that includes building its own manned space station with peaceful purposes. As part of working toward that goal, China expects to carry out over 20 space missions in 2011, compared to 16 staged in 2010, said Qi Faren, former chief

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Population Increase Through Life Expectancy and Birthrate

0 Paris, Jan 19. -For the first time in its history France has surpassed the mark of 65 million inhabitants through an increase of the birthrate and growing life expectancy, informed an official source. The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies indicated that in 1999 60 million inhabitants were registered. According to the institute the main causes of this

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U.S. Recalls Energy Drinks from Markets

2 Washington, Dec 16. -Drinks containing a mixture of caffeine and alcohol were recalled from the U.S. market because they cause addiction and increase risk behaviors. Its fruit taste masks the alcohol whose concentration is 12 percent stronger than normal beer. A can of 694 ml can have as much caffeine as a cup of coffee, said U.S health officials.

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Crime in Guatemala Still a Dilemma

2 Guatemala, Oct 30. -President Alvaro Colom affirms that violent deaths in Guatemala have decreased, but recent autopsy figures point to an increase in the crime rate. Colom and his Interior Minister Carlos Menocal said that from January to September of this year, 430 less people were violently murdered than in the same period in 2009. Menocal said the figures

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Santa Cruz del Sur to increase amount of fruit and timber trees

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 28. –With more than 65  seed’s kilograms of different types of fruit and timber trees, workers from the Forest Enterprise in  Santa Cruz del Sur work hard to increase the wooded area of the territory. Fruit tree’s seeds like Tamarind, Mango, Grapes, Lemon, Orange, Marañon, among other species, besides from timber trees like Mahogany,

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Working efficiently in Cultisur in order to fulfill anual plan

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 14. –Workers from the Shrimp-Breeding Enterprise in Santa Cruz del Sur plan to increase the shrimp productions in order to get close to the year benchmarking, and to achieve this, they are working harder in the final four-month period of the year. Cultisur (name of the enterprise), which has been running for 23 years,

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New projects to benefit farmworkers in Santa Cruz del Sur

1 Santa Cruz Del Sur, May 24. –   Mártires de la Caobita Basic Unit of Cooperative Production in Haiti district, Santa Cruz del Sur, is developing new projects so as to increase the milk gathering and to sow a variety of crops that regularly are not sowed in this area. The acquisition of new working instruments is something positive for

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