Reconoce el PNUD avances de Cuba en lucha contra el VIH-sida

1 La Habana, 8 abr.- Myrta Kaulard, representante en Cuba del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), ponderó el trabajo del país caribeño en la prevención de las Infecciones de Transmisión Sexual (ITS)/ VIH-sida. La experta participó en el II Congreso de Promoción de la Salud, que concluyó hoy en esta capital, y donde afirmó que en

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China Plans to Increase Latin America Imports

1 Beijing, May 18. -China plans to import a greater variety of goods from Latin America to balance its foreign trade, considering that the region could export more to this country, a trade official said here. China is also willing to encourage more companies to invest in nations such as Brazil, Peru and others, according to Wan Jifei, chairman of

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China to Support Future Space Missions with Monitoring Stations

0 Beijing, Jan. 8. -China will support the control of its space missions with two deep space monitoring stations, scheduled for being completed in 2012 and 2016. The stations, one in the northwestern region of Kashgar and the other in the northeastern region of Jiamusi, will be completed in 2012 and equipped with large-caliber antennas Xinhua News Agency quoted Qian

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Swedish Academy Decorates Cuban Historiane

1 Havana, Nov 29. -The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences has awarded Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal with its Linnean medal, for promoting the life and work of Erik L. Ekman (1883-1931). The medal acknowledges the Cuban historian's contribution to making known the life and work of Ekman,who devoted his life to studying Caribbean and Cuban botany, Granma newspaper reported.

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Cuban Baseball Championship Turns 50

0 Havana, Nov 27. -The first Cuban Baseball Championship after the triumph of the Revolution was inaugurated on January 14, 1962, and its 50th edition will soon begin. On that date, President Fidel Castro inaugurated the first National Baseball Series at the Latinoamericano Stadium, opening a new stage in revolutionary sports. The initial program was a double, with games featuring

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Correa Asks PAIS Movement to Begin New Stage in Ecuador

1 Guayaquil, Ecuador, Nov 15. -The Ecuadorian Patria Libre I Soberana (PAIS) movement begins a new stage on Monday, one in which it must organize its national structures, strengthen its unity, and immediately open the membership process. The first National Convention of the party, which ended Sunday, elected its historic leaders Rafael Correa and Lenin Moreno as president and vice

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FIFA Probes Corruption within its Ranks

1 Berna, Oct 20. -FIFA began a hearing on Wednesday on corruption charges against two members of its executive committee. The two are charged with allegedly trying to sell their votes to at least two countries seeking to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup events. Britain´s Sunday Times says it had videotapes of Amos Adamu of Nigeria and Reynald

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Ven Socialists Accuse Opposition of Manipulation of Polls

0 Caracas, Sep 29. -The Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV) accused the opposition of manipulating its triumph in the legislative elections Sunday in which the socialists won 98 seats out of a total of 185 of the National Assembly. It is surprising how some members of the ultra right wing attempt to change the resounding victor of PSUV as their

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Havana Hosts First Environmental Festival

1 Havana, Sep 14. -From Monday to Sunday this week, Havana will host its first environmental festival, featuring musicians, painters and comedians. The festival has its headquarters in the municipality of Santa Fe, home to well-known actor and painter Jorge Perugorria, a participant in the project, and opens on the anniversary of the death of Antonio Núñez Jiménez, a prominent

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June, August Hottest in Cuba since 1951

1 Havana, Sep 14. -Cuba sweated through its hottest June and August since 1951, and the forecast is for this year to be the hottest worldwide, according to a Monday report in the newspaper Granma. August had extreme maximum and minimum temperatures, very significant figures for this month, the article said. The Casablanca weather station recorded the third-highest maximum ever,

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