Bill on Oil Prospecting in Cuba Analyzed at the US Congress

1 Havana, Cuba, Mar 23.- The US Congress analyzed on Wednesday a bill that would allow US oil companies to drill in waters of Cuba’s Exclusive Economic Zone. On March 5th, Republican legislator for Arizona, Jeff Flake, presented at the House of Representatives the initiative HR 4135, known as the Western Hemisphere Energy Security Act 2012, the Cubadebate Web site

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Cayman Islands to Sink Ship to Create Artificial Reef

6 George Town, Jan 5. -The Cayman Islands authorities plan to sink a ship in the waters of West Bay on Wednesday to create an artificial reef, which will serve as a refuge to conserve flora and fauna. The Kittiwake, of U.S. manufacture, will be submerged only to 20 meters, allowing the top of the bridges and chimneys to protrude

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USA: Another Attempt to Contain the Oil Slick

1 Washington, Jun 2. -British Petroleum company (BP) and US specialists are trying on Wednesday to put an end, one more time, to the incontrollable oil slick that has been polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico since April 20. After some failed attempts, including the capping of the leak with mud, the BP will try to cut the

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Capping of Well in the Gulf of Mexico Continues

0 Washington, May 28. -The oil slick has been polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico for five weeks amid the existing expectations regarding the success of a capping operation that is being carried out. The British Petroleum company (BP) is trying to cap the oil wellhead, from where the crude is escaping, but according to experts, some days

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