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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Cuba Extracting More Oil, Saving More with Wind Parks

4 Havana, Dec 17. -Last year, the western Cuban Oil Extraction and Drilling Enterprise extracted more than 7,330,000 barrels, which contributed to the reduction of oil imports. The general director of the enterprise, Joel Pumariega, praised the efforts of entities associated to the Santa Cruz del Norte facilities, which allowed meeting the electricity needs of the Cuban capital and maintaining

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5.9-Magnitude Quake Rocks Central Chile

1 Santiago, Chile, Jan 10. -A 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Monday rocked the same central Chilean regions affected by a devastating earthquake last year. The quake was reported at 03:00 local time off the coast of the region of Maule, some 300 km (186 miles) south of the capital, and was also felt in regions of Bio Bio, O Higgins and

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