Popular Botany Books to be Published in Cuba

4 Santiago de Cuba, Sep 1. -Three popular books on botany will be published soon in Cuba, author Manuel Garcia Caluff, who is also the director of the Fern Garden in this city, told Prensa Latina.The expert said that the texts include La Magia de mi Jardin (My Garden's Magic), full of anecdotes and mainly aimed at young people, and

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Cuban Teaching Method to Reach Argentine Patagonia

1 Buenos Aires, Apr 30. -The doors of Patagonia will be opened soon to the Cuban literacy program Yo Si Puedo (Yes, I Can), as it will be launched in provinces of southern Argentina, a reliable source announced in Buenos Aires. In this way, the efficient teaching method will broaden its horizons in a country where its application already led

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Novel Technique for Detection of Down Syndrome in Practice

2 London, Jan 13. -A new test to detect genetic deformities, including Down syndrome, will be available soon for patients and in the future could replace the traditional techniques of amniocentesis. It is the removal of a blood sample for DNA analysis of the fetus with massive sequencing techniques, with a sensitivity of over 98 percent, researchers from University of

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Cuban Baseball Championship Turns 50

0 Havana, Nov 27. -The first Cuban Baseball Championship after the triumph of the Revolution was inaugurated on January 14, 1962, and its 50th edition will soon begin. On that date, President Fidel Castro inaugurated the first National Baseball Series at the Latinoamericano Stadium, opening a new stage in revolutionary sports. The initial program was a double, with games featuring

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Reinventing the United Nations

445 United Nations, Oct 25. -Since leaving my post as president of the UN General Assembly, on September 14, 2009, I have been working on a proposal to reinvent the United Nations. We will soon be presenting that proposal. I am among those who are convinced that today more than ever, the world needs a real United Nations, one that

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President of El Salvador to Visit Cuba

1 Havana, Jul 10. – Foreign Minister of El Salvador Hugo Martinez announced in Havana on Friday that President Mauricio Funes will pay a state visit to Cuba soon. In remarks to journalists at the Foreign Ministry, Martinez, who is on his second visit to Cuba, explained that he is here to strengthen bilateral ties and to prepare Funes' trip, which

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