Sancti Spíritus

Severe Local Storm Surprised Sancti Spiritus

Sancti Spiritus residents were surprised this Wednesday afternoon by a severe local storm, which came to be a very unusual event in Cuba’s coldest winter month. Winds ranged from 70 to 80 km/hour and an unusual presence of hails was also reported.»

New Cuban Rice Varieties Highlighted

The growing of the new four varieties of rice obtained in the Sur del Jibaro Regional Rice Investigation Station, has so far yield profitable results. The so-called IA Cuba 31, 32, 37 and 39 constitute one of Sancti Spiritus’s greatest scientific contributions during the last three years.»

Sancti Spiritus Restores Paving in Ancient Streets

Paving ancient streets in Sancti Spiritus city is part of the program to celebrate in 2014, the region’s half a millennium foundation anniversary. The works are being carried out in some 50 meters of Guairo viaduct and in 200m of Padre Quintero’s street.»

Electrical System Consolidates in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

Sancti Spiritus electric industry has been allocated 6 million pesos this year to keep on with the improvement of the electrical system in the territory. In 2011, over 100 000 residents from the capital city benefitted from the betterments, while losses were remarkably reduced.»

Colonial Art Museum Reopens in Sancti Spiritus

Sancti Spiritus Colonial Art Museum, one of the cities most prominent landmarks, reopened after being completely restored. The repairs carried out in the first facility of this kind created by the Revolution, cost thousands and were undertaken by local building workers.»

Cruz del Sur Solidarity Brigade in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

The Australian and New Zealander Solidarity Brigade Cruz del Sur arrived last Monday in Sancti Spiritus as part of a four-day visit in which visitors are to meet an intense agenda including tours to historic, social, cultural and tourist places in some municipalities of the Cuban central province.»