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Kingston, Jamaica.-The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will benefit from increased support from Cuba in the areas of health, education, disaster response, and support for the disabled, the Jamaica Information Service reports.
Cuba's Ambassador to Jamaica, Bernardo Guanche Hernández, said his government will be financing the establishment of the Caribbean Regional School of Arts in Jamaica; and the Center for the Treatment of Physical Disabilities to assist physically-challenged children and youth, which will be based in Guyana.
Havana, Cuba.-The director of the UN Development Program (UNDP), Jessica Faieta, said in Havana that her agency will continue to support Cuban efforts in the economic, social and environmental areas.
During a press conference in the Cuban capital, Faieta said that the UNDP Cuba-cooperation plan began implementation in 2014 and will expand until 2018 in order to contribute to the assessment of the quality of life of area residents.
Havana, Cuba.-The 16th Pedagogy 2015 International Congress is opening doors Monday in Havana with the participation of over 2 500 delegates from 30 countries. The Congress, which aims at the unity of educators, includes courses and an exhibit by companies in the sector offering teaching services and materials.
Participants will exchange ideas during forums, round tables and lectures that are part of the event´s scientific program and they will also visit local education and cultural centers. Civil education and the development of social values, as well as scientific education in today´s world, along with high-quality education are among the main topics on the event´s agenda.