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The work of a loyal friend recognized

Canadian journalist and sociologist Arnold August was presented, in Havana, with the Friendship Medal awarded by the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba; an honor which he dedicated to the memory of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz. … Continue reading

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High-Level Political Forum to Hold a Sitting in UN

United Nations, 11 July (Prensa Latina) The high-level political forum was held today at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) headquarters in order to oversee the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This meeting, which is scheduled … Continue reading

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Convention on Environment in Cuba Ratifies Actions

Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The 11th International Convention on Environment and Development has reaffirmed Cuba”s actions in favor of the environment to deal with climate change and other pressing problems, Granma newspaper reported today. According to the daily, the … Continue reading

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11th International Convention on Environment and Development begins today

Delegates from over 25 countries, together with ministers, vice ministers, academics and representatives of international organizations, will participate in the 11th International Convention on Environment and Development, which opens today in the Havana International Conference Center, and will session through … Continue reading

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U.S.-Cuba scientific collaborations continue despite change in policy

Cuba’s biodiversity is at center of U.S.-Cuba scientific teams HAVANA – Scientists from both Cuba and the U.S. have continued to work together despite President Donald Trump’s regression on U.S. relations with the Communist island. Cuban coral reefs are the … Continue reading

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Confronting Cuba in Baseball is Thermometer for USA: Paul Seiler

Cary, North Carolina, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Despite winning the last four games against Cuba, the executive director of USA Baseball, Paul Seiler, says that to confront Cubans in this popular sport is a thermometer for the United States. ‘We … Continue reading

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Painters from Santiago de Cuba to Attend US International Fair

Santiago de Cuba, July 4 (Prensa Latina) Naive painters from Bayate group, based in the Julio Antonio Mella municipality, Santiago de Cuba province, will have the opportunity to attend the International Folk Art Fair, which will be held in the … Continue reading

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US-Cuba sea mission finds healthy reefs, invasive lionfish

HAVANA — A joint U.S.-Cuban expedition to explore the island’s coral reefs uncovered a surprisingly healthy ecosystem and large schools of mackerel with significant commercial value, scientists involved in the mission said Tuesday. The study also found alarmingly high numbers … Continue reading

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HRI to host first international workshop in Cuba

The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host this year’s Furgason Fellowship International Student Workshop in Cuba for the first time. The easing of certain trade and travel restrictions by former President … Continue reading

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East Aurora students reflect on trip to Cuba

A trip to Cuba was enough to convince some East Aurora High School students the country wasn’t anything like what they had heard about it. The food was better than American food and the cars older than American cars, some … Continue reading

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