Archivo de la categoría: News in English

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of #Cuba

On 17 February this year, the United States Embassy in Havana and the Department of State informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the occurrence of some alleged incidents affecting some officials of that diplomatic mission and their families. Cuba … Seguir leyendo

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#Russia: #US Sanctions and the End of Greetings

Por Antonio Rondón Moscow (Prensa Latina) With the imposition of sanctions against Russia, the United States is closing the short chapter of rapprochement between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Hamburg, to open a long way of confrontation with unpredictable … Seguir leyendo

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Cuban Authorities Look to Consolidate Private Sector

 From Prensa Latina The second in charge of the Permanent Commission for Implementation and Development of Cuba, Yovana Vega, highlighted today ther need to consolidate the self-employment or private sector. In statements to daily Granma this Wednesday, she offered details … Seguir leyendo

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Uncertainty Grows in #Argentina over Disappearance of Young Man

From Prensa Latina A week after his disappearance, uncertainty grows to find the whereabouts of Santiago Maldonado, the Argentine young man who was last seen during the repression of the gendarmerie in Cushamen, in Chubut . Several human rights organizations, … Seguir leyendo

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Building bridges with #Cuba Illinois educators share agricultural knowledge

By Cubasi Among Mario Pablo Estrada García’s souvenirs from his trip to Southern Illinois University is a stack of books including “A Compendium of Corn Diseases” and “A Farmer’s Guide to Soybean Diseases.” The Cuban biotechnology researcher also collected a … Seguir leyendo

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#Cuba combating drought

By Yisel Martínez From Granma Droughts have always occurred. In Cuba’s case, there are two significant weather periods: the wet season (May-October) during which the country receives up to 75% of its yearly average rainfall, and the dry (November-April) which … Seguir leyendo

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#Cuba: Cuban Blood Donors with Over 410 Thousand Donations in 2017

From Radio Angulo The 330,000 Cuban voluntary blood donors have made over 410,000 donations so far the first four months of 2017, what will contribute to saving lives in Cuba and in other nations. In such a sense Holguin province … Seguir leyendo

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#Cuba’s Concern on Mountain Ecosystem Conservation

By Radio Angulo Cuban biodiversity is noteworthy given the presence of species of special interest nationally, regionally, and worldwide, with a high level of endemism in its flora and fauna, as well as a great variety of ecosystems. Those natural … Seguir leyendo

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#Cuba committed to sustainable tourism

By Gabriela Ávila Gómez From Granma It is becoming increasingly necessary to promote, and at the same time protect, the Planet’s natural riches, which is why the declaration of 2017 as International Sustainable Tourism Year, and the celebration, this coming … Seguir leyendo

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#Cuba develops medicine to combat #Alzheimers

  By Granma In its efforts to halt the advance of Alzheimers and improve the quality of life of people suffering from the disease, Cuba announced the launch of human clinical trials on the medication NeuroEpo. The 100% Cuban developed … Seguir leyendo

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