Cuba: New Variety of Pineapple Shows Encouraging Results

0 Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 3. – The development of a new highly productive variety of pineapple MD-2, planted for the first time in Cuba, allowed this central province to double the production of the fruit. State farmers and country people in Ciego de Avila harvested about three tons of pineapple, a volume well above what was achieved in

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Cuban Oil Industry is Performing Well says Minister

0 Havana, Cuba, Jul 29.- Cuban Minister of the Basic Industry Yadira Garcia Vera said yesterday that Cuban oil industry performed well in terms of production in the first six months of the current year. Garcia Vera spoke to the deputies of the Committee on Energy and Environment of the Cuban Parliament on the efficient use of resources and human

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Fruitful Rice Seeds Project in Cuba

1 Havana, Jul 10. – A program for strengthening the seed production of high quality rice, part of the Cuba-Japan collaboration, is now in the final stage of implementation in the Caribbean island, with good results. Funded by the International Cooperation Agency of Japan, the project is being developed since 2008 in the provinces of Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, Sancti Spiritus, Ciego

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Local initiatives

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 7. -Creating an social-economic diagnose, by means of the labour resources, taking into account the use of the lands, the food production and the control of the self-financing scheme are some of the measures developed by the group that is running the local initiative in Santa Cruz del Sur. Achieving the awareness and the

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U.S. children drugs withdrawn in the Caribbean

2 George Town, May 7. -Cayman Islands and Antigua and Barbuda began to withdraw from the commercial network of 40 US children drugs for pain, colds and allergies, which are deficient in their production process. Those Caribbean governments also warned parents to immediately suspend the use of Zyrtec, Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl and other liquid drugs produced in a plant of

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