Arctic Sea Ice Reduction Causes Migration of Species

0 Washington, Jun 28. -Several marine species, including gray whales and a tiny plankton, have migrated from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean due to the reduction of sea ice. The plankton came across a marine corridor in the northwest, the authors note in the journal Nature. Its appearance in the Atlantic can be counterproductive, because of the negative

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Omara and Chucho: Cuban Music in France

1 Paris, May 13. -Their enthusiasm and impeccable performances make Omara and Chucho look younger in the promotion for their new album, as the French public and hosts surrender to this Cuban musical splendor. The two virtuosos seemed to have eternally young souls as they performed on the France 3 television program Ce soir ou jamais, featuring the song Claro

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Berklee College of Music to Remember Cuban Juan Blanco

0 Havana, May 11. -A group of students and graduates of the Berklee College of Music in Boston will pay tribute in Havana to the 50th anniversary of of the piece Musica Para Danza by the late Cuban composer Juan Blanco. A few months after visiting Cuba, a delegation from the prestigious Berklee College led by its vice presidents will

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Cubans Remember Heroine Celia Sanchez

1 Havana, May 10. -Children, young people and adults paid tribute on Tuesday to the late Cuban heroine Celia Sanchez Manduley, on the 91st anniversary of her birth in the town of Media Luna, Granma province. At the tribute, the participants laid wreaths at the monument to the outstanding revolutionary in the Park of Martyrs. The house where she was

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Ecuador Thanks Cuba for Training Physicians

0 Quito, Mar 1. -Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, speaking on behalf of his people and government, expressed immense gratitude to the Cuban people for its solidarity in training physicians, despite the criminal U.S.-imposed blockade over 50 years ago. During an official ceremony on Wednesday night, the Ecuadorian foreign minister and Cuban Ambassador Jorge Rodriguez bid farewell to 29 students

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Delegates from Santa Cruz del Sur to the VI Congress to visit economic centres

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, Mar 18. –As part of the activities developed by the delegates from Santa Cruz del Sur to the VI Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), they will tour the various areas of the Fishing Industry of the territory. And as a closure to this day, they will dialogue with the members of the Engineering

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Cuba Hands Over G-77 Presidency to Lesotho

0 Geneva, Mar 18. -Cuba handed over the presidency of the Group of 77 (G-77) plus China to the Kingdom of Lesotho, after a year of outstanding work, top officials and diplomats stated. The ceremony was held at the Palais des Nations of Geneva, the second UN headquarters, and those attending included the secretary general of the UN Conference on

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Raúl Castro Welcomes Mexican Leader

0 Havana, Jan 13. -Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed Beatriz Paredes, president of the Mexican Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and vice president of the Socialist International, who is on a working visit to this country. In their meeting at the Conference Center on Wednesday, the two leaders talked about the current state of relations between the two parties, as well

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Leatherback Turtles Monitored in the Atlantic

1 London, Jan 6. -Leatherback turtles travel more than 7,000 km in the South Atlantic Sea from breeding areas to food sources, according to the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. During that trip the turtles cross fishing areas, putting them at risk of becoming trapped in nets and hooks, said experts at the University of Exeter, Britain, based

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