Cuba Likely to Organize Intl. Programming Contest

1 Havana, Nov 7. -Cuba is the first candidate to organize the world finals of the computer programming contest (ACM-ICPC), according to sources from the Caribbean chapter of the organizing committee.Director of ACM-ICPC in the area, Dovier Antonio Ripoll, told Prensa Latina, though, that this is not for sure because organizational proposals for the contest, the most important for university

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IBAF Announces 2011 World Cup Qualifying Groups

1 Brna, Jun 11. -The International Baseball Amateur Federation (IBAF) and the Organizing Committee of the 39th World Championship Panama-2011 announced the qualifying groups of the tournament Friday. The note, published in the IBAF official website, said that the contest will welcome 16 participant nations, and will take place from next October 2 to 15 in several Panamanian cities, specifically

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Next CUBADISCO Fair to Honor the Guitar

1 Santiago de Cuba, May 24. -The CUBADISCO 2012 International Fair will be dedicated to the guitar as an instrument in various performance aspects, said Ciro Benemelis, president of the Organizing Committee. CUBADISCO 2012 will be dubbed "The City of a Thousand Strings," referring to a piece by the maestro Leo Brouwer, and activities in the provinces, Benemelis added. At

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Cuba Hosts Anesthesia, Reanimation Congress

2 Havana, May 10. -The Ninth Cuban Congress on Anesthesiology, Reanimation and Pain Treatment will be held from Wednesday to Friday in this capital, members of the organizing committee stated. The main objectives of the event are to analyze and debate the state of complications from anesthesia in cancer patients, pediatrics, obstetrics, and reanimation as well as in diagnosis and

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High Demand for 2012 London Olympics Tickets

2 London, Apr 28. -Members of the organizing committee for the 2012 Olympics informed this Wednesday that they have received more than 20 million demands for tickets for the 6.6 million available. After the dateline for the sale of the tickets early this morning, in more than half of the 650 events planned in 26 different sports, the demand is

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Cuba to Host Earth Sciences Convention

2 Havana, Jan 19. -The 4th Earth Sciences Convention will be held in Cuba on April 4-8, with the presence of experts from nearly 20 countries, head of the organizing committee Manuel Iturralde announced. In a press conference, Iturralde, who is president of the Cuban Geology Association, said that the program of the event also includes the congresses on Geology,

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Cuba: World Congress of Animal Production

0 Havana, Aug 26. -Cuba will carry out in November the 3rd International Congress on Animal Production (Tropical 2010), to encourage the exchange of experience and successes in the area, said sources of the Organizing Committee. The event will bring together researchers, geneticists, entrepreneurs, extension workers, teachers, physiologists and nutritionists, among others, who will assess animal production systems and their

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