Hurricane Season Begins June 1

1 Havana, May 30. -A less active hurricane season than the last begins from June 1 and last until November 30, a period when the watchword for Cubans is advance preparation. The fact is attributed "to some conditions in the Atlantic, such as the existence of persistent high temperatures and a dynamic phase that began in 1995 and will last

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Fishermen from Southern Camaguey plan successful lobster catch

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 13. –From July 15th on, workers from the Algérico Lara Fishing Industry, in Santa Cruz del Sur, plan to begin the lobster catch, species known as Caribbean Queen, with better results than in previous stages. For the first time, after the Paloma Hurricane, there are better working conditions and an improvement in the lobster

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Experts Predict Less Active Hurricane Season

0 Havana, May 11. -The 2011 hurricane season in the North Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico is expected to be less active than last years, said Jose Rubiera, director of the National Forecasting Center of the Cuban Meteorology Institute. During the June 1-Nov. 30 season, 13 cyclonic organisms are expected to form, given that the conditions in the upper

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More than 56,000 Russian Tourists Visited Cuba in 2010

1 Moscow, Jan 5. -In 2010, 56,234 Russian tourists visited Cuba, nearly 19,000 more than in 2009, sources of the sector reported. The figures confirm the Cuban historical record of vacationers in 2010. Aeroflot airline, based in the capital airport Sheremetievo, has a daily frequency of flights to the Caribbean island, said the office of the Ministry of Tourism in

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Child Labor is an Evil Present in Europe

0 Brussels, Jun 2. -More than two million children under the age of 15 are salaried workers in the European Union, even in developed countries such as Holland, Denmark and France, charged the Non Governmental Organization "Save the Children." Children who work is one of the most extended phenomenom in all of central and eastern Europe, while poverty forces the

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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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Students will take care of the polls next Sunday

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 23. -More than 200 Santa Cruz born people will vote for the first time in their lives in this southern territory, and around 900 pupils are going to take care of the ballot boxes next Sunday, April 25th. In this sense, the youth communist league (UJC), carried out some interviews with pupils belonging to

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