The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-Vietnam´s Thai Binh Investment Trading Corp expects to build plants to produce detergent and disposable diapers at the Special Development Zone located at the Mariel Port, in western Cuba.
Thai Binh representative in Cuba Tran Thien Minh told PL news agency earlier this year about plans for the year and that the new factories will further strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.
Havana, Cuba.-The Minneapolis-based StarTribune newspaper published a report on a recent visit by US City Council members to Cuba to look at urban agriculture efforts on the island, here are excerpts of the article: Two Minneapolis City Council aides were part of a Twin Cities group that recently spent more than a week in Cuba, visiting co-ops and compost sites and picking up information on urban agriculture.
Robin Garwood, a policy aide for Council Member Cam Gordon and Ben Somogyi, policy aide for Council Member Lisa Bender, said the trip offered a chance to get a new perspective on agriculture efforts championed by both council members. The two joined 10 other people, several of them with Stone's Throw Urban farm, on the "food sovereignty" trip organized by think tank Food First.
Havana, Cuba.-Representatives of Cuba and Spain launched a shipment of supplies to the island in order to support a solar project, sponsored by Spain´s Agency for International Cooperation (AECID).
The project will be implemented in the Guama municipality, in eastern Santiago de Cuba province and it will operate water pumps fueled with solar energy. The initiative is being carried out by Spain´s SoDePaz and Cuba´s Cubasolar non-government organizations, based on solar panels provided by companies from the Spanish region of Colmenar Viejo, 30 kilometers from the capital Madrid.