Havana, Thursday 24 de July de 2014 04:00 pm

New Tuberculosis Vaccine under Pre-clinical Tests in Cuba

Cuban scientists are undertaking studies on the effectiveness of a new candidate vaccine against tuberculosis, a disease considered as sanitary emergency in the world since 1993.

Cuba to Cooperate with the Dominican Republic in Regenerative Medicine

Cuba to Cooperate with the Dominican Republic in Regenerative Medicine

Cuba will cooperate with the Dominican Republic in the implementation of Regenerative Medicine, which is yet another achievement in cooperation between Caribbean states.

Thousands of Foreign Nationals Graduate from Cuban Mining University

Some 8 thousand foreign professionals have graduated from the Antonio Nunez Jimenez Metal and Mining Higher Institute, in the eastern Cuban municipality of Moa, home to major Cuban mining sites.

Jamaican Health Minister Highlights Cuban Cooperation

Jamaican Health Minister Fenton Ferguson, in a report to that nation's Parliament, highlighted Cuba's cooperation with his country, official sources informed on Thursday.

Tropical Storm to Develop on Eastern Florida Coast and will be called Arthur

Tropical Storm to Develop on Eastern Florida Coast and will be called Arthur

The first tropical storm of the current hurricane season, to be called Arthur, is expected to develop later today from a tropical depression that came to life early Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean, some 155 kilometers southeast of Cape Canaveral, on the eastern coast of the US State of Florida.

Argentinean Vice-president Meets Official Agenda in Cuba

Argentinean Vice-president Meets Official Agenda in Cuba

Argentina's vice-president Amado Boudou is meeting an official agenda in Cuba, which includes visits to scientific centers and projects related to the economic transformations underway in the country with the aim of further boost bilateral relations between Havana and Buenos Aires.

Delays in Investments Cause Environmental Problems in Central Cuba

Insufficient implementation of planned investments for 2013 to prevent or control pollution caused a considerable increase in aggressive load against environment in Ciego de Ávila province.

Cuba Trains Doctors to Face Disaster Situations

Cuba Trains Doctors to Face Disaster Situations

Students at the Latin American Medical School (ELAM by its Spanish acronym) in Havana receive training focused on disaster mitigation, which includes several semesters with a subject planned to increase their knowledge on this topic.

Cuban Scientists Find Fossils from the Cretaceous Period

The first fossil bone remains of Cretaceous period of Cuba and the Antilles have just been discovered in a small abandoned quarry located northwest of Ciego de Avila province, contained in marine sedimentary rocks of that era.

Cuba Reports 6 Cases of Chikungunya and is ready to Fight the Virus

The Cuban Health Ministry announced on Wednesday the detection of six cases of Chikungunya virus on the island, explaining that all are Cuban citizens dedicated to illegal trade and who have frequently traveled to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

International Congress on Disasters Underway in Havana

International Congress on Disasters Underway in Havana

The 9th International Congress on Disasters will open today at Havana Conventions Center by addressing major issues such as the experiences gained by the civil defense system in Cuba in half a century of constant work.

Playing Football at 70 Improves your Health

Playing Football at 70 Improves your Health

Some research studies say that men who are now about 70 years old and who have played football (soccer) during their lives, are able to keep a balanced body position and muscle strength and fastness only compared to 30-year-old men with no physical training.

US Geologists Visit Eastern Santiago de Cuba

Experts from the US Geology Service are visiting the eastern Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba, where they met with specialists from the local university and the National Seismological Research Center.

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