AIDS Vaccine with Satisfactory Preliminary Results

0 Washington, Sep 29. -A new vaccine against HIV, in clinical trial, has demonstrated efficacy and immunity to the virus in 90 percent of the volunteers, says a study published in the journal Vaccine and Journal of Virology.Of Spanish origin, the vaccine has been applied in 30 healthy volunteers, and soon will be tested among people infected with HIV receiving

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Global Mortality for Newly Born Increases

0 Washington, Sept 1. -The mortality rate for children under five years of age was reduced at global level, but estimates said mortality for the newly born increased because of problems without solution, said a study published in the specialized magazine PloS Medicine on Thursday. The investigation was developed by an international team and showed that the rate of children

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Belgian Newspaper Publishes Interview with Gerardo Hernandez

8 Havana, Aug 1. – Metro, the most popular Belgian newspaper, published an interview with Gerardo Hernandez, one of five Cuban anti-terrorists held unjustly in U.S. prisons.The article highlighted the importance of the international campaign for the release of the Cuban Five, as they are known, and problems with family visits. During a visit by two activists with the Free

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Cuban Adaptation to Climate Change to Cost Millions

1 Havana, Jul 6. -The adaptation to climate change will cost Cuba several millions of dollars a year, according to data published in the opening session of the International Environmental and Development Convention in this capital. More images in: PhotosPL The information is based in a developed model, by experts from the British University of Southerton, presented here on Tuesday

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Local recreation alternatives, a priority in the summer

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 3. –The Local Recreation Commission in Santa Cruz del Sur Published the general policy ruling the activities in the coming vacation time 2011 which will begin at the end of the current month. The main objective of this schedule consists of the developing of cultural activities contributing with a healthy recreation, taking into account

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Cuba Denounces U.S./European Misinformation Campaign

3 Havana, May 16. -Cuba denounced the misinformation campaigns orchestrated by the United States with the complicity of its European allies and the interests that control the corporate media, in an editorial published Monday in Granma newspaper. The most recent campaign is the distortion of the death of the counterrevolutionary Wilfredo Soto Garcia, the editorial said. With complete shamelessness, they

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Energy saving acknowledge in Southern Camaguey

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 12. –Santa Cruz del Sur fulfils with the electricity consumption and demand parameters, this was published in the energy council, which was in session in this city. Juan Machado, director of the Basic Electric Organization (OBE) in Southern Camagüey, explained that some 42 Megawatts have been saved so far in the current month in

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Raul Castro Sends Message to Cuban Combatants, People

2 Havana, Apr 20. -Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of congratulations and gratitude, published in this capital Wednesday, to each and every participant in the military and mass parade held April 16. It was a march brimming with youth, in an irrefutable demonstration of support for the Cuban Revolution, Raul Castro stated. Fifty years have passed since April

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Reflections by Fidel Castro: The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade

1 Havana, abr 18. -"The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade" is entitled the most recent reflection of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, published on Sunday in this capital. Prensa Latina transmits the full text: The Fiftieth Anniversary Parade Today I had the privilege of watching the impressive parade with which our people commemorated the Fiftieth Anniversary of the proclamation

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Cuba Restores Parity of US Dollar, Convertible Peso

6 Havana, Mar 14. -The Monetary Policy Committee of the Cuban Central Bank has restored parity between the Cuban convertible peso (CUC) and the U.S. dollar (USD), according to a note published in Granma newspaper on Monday. In 2005, it was decided to revalue the exchange rate of the CUC to the U.S. dollar and other foreign currencies by eight

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