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Caguanes Magroves: Savers and Victims

The approximately 4,000 acres of the Parque Nacional Caguanes mangrove forests  —located on the coast of Yaguajay (north of Sancti Spiritus), and considered as one of the best in Cuba— fulfilled their primary function as protective barrier of that littoral area, which was not greatly damaged by Hurricane Irma. Yet, there were serious consequences for […]


Holguin and Baracoa Venues of TURNAT 2017

The International Nature Tourism Event, first celebrated in 2000 in Viñales, will be held from 26 to 30 September


Island of Puerto Rico Ravaged by Hurricane Maria

Powerful hurricane Maria caused damage, floods and left the country dismayed by the magnitude of the recovery that will be needed


Hurricane Maria Threatens Caribbean Nations

A hurricane watch is in effect for mainland Puerto Rico as well as Vieques and Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, and other nearby territories


Hurricane Irma Damages 80 Percent of Natural Forests in Sancti Spiritus

Although due to difficulties with access and communications the impact of Hurricane Irma is still unkown in several facilities, preliminary information allows experts to state that 80 percent of the natural forests under the Flora and Fauna Business Unit Sancti Spiritus Norte was damaged. According to Sonia María Pérez, economic assistant director of that enterprise, […]


US Doctor Praises Exchange with Cuba

The health professional highlighted the way in which the Cuban medical system focuses on the human being as the most important thing


Sancti Spiritus’s Mobile Computer Club

The mobile unit was funded by the local government, and its construction was supported by other institutions of the territory


Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Partially Visible in Cuba

The eclipse will be only total in the United States but partially visible in various areas of the Caribbean and Latin America


2016 Confirmed as the Warmest Year in 137 Years

A new annual report on the weather in the world, confirmed that 2016 must be considered as the warmest year in a period of 137 consecutive years of keeping registrations


World’s 1st Skin Cancer Drug Available in Every Cuban Pharmacy

The world’s first skin cancer treatment, which targets basal cell carcinoma, has appeared in pharmacies across Cuba within only six months of its entry into the market


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