More Argentinean Tourists Visit Cuba

1 Buenos Aires, Dec 16. -The number of Argentinean tourists who had visited Cuba until December 12 increased 30.2 percent, compared to the same period in 2010, according to sources from the tourism sector.So far, 73,021 passengers have traveled from Argentina to Cuba, Luis Felipe Aguilera, director of the Cuban Tourism Information and Promotion Office for the Southern Cone, told

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Cochlear Implant, a Reality in Cuba

5 Havana. -The number of Cuban patients who have benefited from cochlear implants has reached 224. This is an advanced technique carried out free in Cuba to those who need it, mostly children with more than one handicap.Such is the case of the little girl Lianely, who lost her hearing at 7 months as a result of the after-effects of

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Minsk Terrorist Attack Kills 12

1 Minsk, April 13. -The number of dead rose to 12 on Tuesday from a subway explosion in the Belarusian capital, as police searched for the perpetrator. The attack, which occurred on a platform between the Oktiaberskaya and Kupolovskaya stations, also left 149 people injured, 22 of whom were in very serious condition and 30 in serious condition, health authorities

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Cuba: Increasing Tourist Arrivals

2 Havana, Apr 11. -The number of tourists arrivals in Cuba reached the one million mark on Sunday, 13 days earlier than last year, the Ministry of Tourism said in a press release. Cuba saw 10.4 percent growth in tourism during the first quarter, boosted by visitors from Canada, Russia, Argentina, the UK, Chile, Poland, Venezuela and Belgium, the note

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Over 700 Foreign Troops Die in Afghanistan in 2010

0 Kabul, Dec, 22. -The number of foreign soldiers killed in Afghanistan so far this year has reached 701, the highest reported since the U.S.-led invasion of that country in 2001. According to the website iCasualties.org, 499 of those soldiers were from the United States and 101 were British. The figures are lower than those reported by the Kali Yuga

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More than 50,000 HIV/AIDS Patients in the Dominican Republic

0 Santo Domingo, Dec 3. -The number of patients with HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic is 32,200, but the director of COPRESIDA, Dr. Gustavo Rojas said the figure is around 60,000 and that there are 80,000 infected people. During the activities for World AIDS Day, it was made known that by the end of 2010 some 20,000 patients and their

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