Cuba: Int’l Conference Debates Climate Change Mitigation

1 Havana, Jul 7. -Climate change mitigation, greenhouse gas inventory, ecosystems and sustainable management of resources are some of the issues to be addressed Thursday at the 8th International Convention on Environment and Development. Opened on Monday, the convention includes conferences on protected areas, climate change, ecosystems and biodiversity, and education and environmental management. Also included are three colloquiums on

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Int”l Contemporary Cinema at Havana Festival

0 Havana, Dec 6. -Some 20 motion pictures, including the best fiction and documentary films shot in 2010, will be screened at the International Panorama section of the 32nd Havana Film Festival. The films from Africa, Europe and Africa portray the current situation in such countries as Spain, Norway, Iran, India, Egypt, Germany, Palestine and France, among others. Denmark will

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Chile: Miners Talk about Tragedy

4 Santiago de Chile, Oct. 21. -Chilean Public Ministry authorities will hear on Wednesday from some of the rescued miners from the San Jose mine in the Atacama Desert, as part of a lawsuit against the owners of that mine. The Atacama region government attorney, Hector Mella, confirmed the start of questioning of the miners, to clarify the causes of

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Santa Cruz del Sur takes actions to preserve the Environment

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 16. –With about 100 hectares of environmental protection works, the Forest Enterprise workers from Santa Cruz del Sur contribute to the recovery of some of the territory's surfaces under its guardianship. About 70 hectares were cleaned up and there were sowed a great variety of plants at the beach area, in order to avoid

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Anti-Polio Second Stage in Cuba

0 Havana, Apr 23  -. -The second stage of the 49th National Vaccination Campaign against poliomyelitis is starting on Friday in Cuba, which should immunize more than 500,000 children against that disease, once it has been concluded. In this stage, some 362,525 under three-year-old toddlers will receive a second oral dose (two drops), while 143,080 nine-year-old children will have the

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