Sweden Accused of Being CIA Secret Flights Accomplice

1 Stockholm, Dec 21. -Sweden is one of the nations, mostly European countries, which did not comply with applications to reveal their implication in the secret flights run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), local media reported on Tuesday. Sweden authorities covered their possible complicity in the so-called "extraordinary rendition" on the questioned antiterrorist program of the United States,

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Bolivia Fights Drug Trafficking

0 La Paz, Jun 24. -The Bolivian government is stepping up its struggle against drug trafficking with the purchase of six Chinese-made K8 aircraft, which will be assembled in Bolivia. According to President Evo Morales, those planes will not only be put at the service of the air force, army and navy, but also the whole people, to fight drug

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Neighborhoods ready for a non-criminal summertime

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 23. –The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) in Santa Cruz del Sur, began this Wednesday the 27th Nacional Surveilliance Exercise, which will get to an and next June 26th, in order to avoid social indisciplines and crimes. According to Yamilet Carmenates, Local Ideological Employee, the objective is to strengthen the organization and

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China: Cuban Women Place 2nd in Volleyball Tourney

1 Beijing, May 30. -The Cuban women's team defeated its Dominican counterpart 3-0 and placed second in the 2011 International Women's Volleyball Tournament in Zhoushan, which was won by the undefeated home team. For Cuba, the victory (25-18, 25-19 and 25-23) was its second in the tourney, which marked the beginning of the team´s preparations for its main challenges this

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Pioneers from Southern Camaguey share moments with blood donors

3 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 27. –The meaning of a blood donation can’t be measured neither with millions nor with money, said Commander in Chief Fidel Castro once, which excited the sharing of students in the Jorge Oquendo Primary School with voluntary blood donors from the Cándido González Popular Council. Songs, poetry reading, and drawings by the pioneers themselves

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Cuba Rescues Areas Damaged by Desertification

2 Pinar del Río, Cuba, May 6. -Cuban scientists are currently promoting a project for sustainable land management in the southern plain of the province, which suffers the consequences of desertification and drought. The project was launched at a time when Pinar del Rio is feeling the effects of the most severe dry season over the last decade, keeping the

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Chucho Valdes: A New Music for A New Century

0 Havana, Apr. 23. -Cuban composer and jazz musician Jesus (Chucho) Valdes spoke for a new music for a new century in which the world experiences critical times. My work, my researches are going that way, Valdes said on Thursday in a press conference at the National Hotel of Cuba where he launched his most recent CD, Chucho´s Steps. According

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Suicides Increase in Mexico

2 Mexico, Apr 22. -Seven Mexican states top the list of suicides in the country, which is a phenomenon whose incidence rate recorded an increase of 33 percent in the last decade, according to the Ministry of Health. According to a report released by the Milenio newspaper, the number of suicides rose from 3,475 (2002) to 5,190 (2009), focusing the

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Santa Cruz del Sur obtained results from granting lands in usufruct

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 22. –The coming into force of the decree-law 259, which establishes the delivery of land to third people so that they can make the most of it, advances successfully in Southern Camaguey. The sheep, pigs, and goats raise is one of the most accepted activities, where the figure of producers is close to 60,

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Cuba to Discuss Oil Exploration in the Gulf of Mexico

1 Havana, Apr 1. -An international workshop on geology and petroleum potential in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico will be he center of discussions in the Earth Sciences Convention, which will open here next Monday. The event is part of the program of the Conference on Oil and Gas, which will be held in parallel to Geoscience 2011. Delegates from

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