Heavy Rains Reported in Trinidad, Cuba

Heavy rains were also reported in the city of Sancti Spiritus. Photo: Vicente BritoHeavy rains have been reported in the southern region of Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba. Preliminary information provided by the provincial weather office disclosed interesting records like the one originated in the city of Trinidad, with 111,4 mm in the last 24 hours.

According to local reports, precipitations also reached significant levels in the city of Sancti Spiritus (87 mm), in the municipality of La Sierpe (69 mm), and in the mountainous region of Topes de Collantes, where the pluviometer registered 71mm. »


Cuban First VP Hold Talks with Visiting OPCW Director General

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Raul Castro Bids Farewell to Cuban Health Workers Leaving for Liberia, Guinea Conakry

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Cuba Second in American Cup of Sport Shooting in Mexico

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Antonio Guerrero Grateful for International Solidarity

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Fidel Castro’s Comments on New York Times Column

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Historic Sancti Spiritus Rearranges

Self-employed business people will not be allowed to exhibit or sell their products in unauthorized areas. (Photo: A. del Valle)   New regulations will be in force starting next November 1st, in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba. »