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Havana, Cuba.-Specialists from different organizations will meet today at Amigos del Pais Economic Society, in this city, to analyze the situation of agricultural soils in Cuba and their impact on people feeding. Issues related to conservation agriculture, the use of new practices by farmers, such as agro-ecology, the combat against the factors affecting the deterioration of the areas devoted to food production will be the major topic of participants to the event.
Renowned experts like Dr. Olegario Muñiz Ugarte, President of the Cuban Society of Soil Science, will present the way in which the National Program for Improvement is implemented in Cuba.
Havana, Cuba.-Havana is among the 20 finalist cities opting for being included as one of the Wonders Cities of the Modern World, competition organized by Swiss foundation New 7 Wonders Cities.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR by its Spanish acronym), to select the most amazing cities in the world, the European institution implemented in 2007 an online voting system, in which thousands of users can choose their favorite city.
Havana, Cuba.-Army General Raul Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers, sent on Wednesday a letter of acknowledgement to the members of Cuba’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble (DCC), a company marking on Thursday the 55th anniversary of its founding by maestro Ramiro Guerra.
In the letter, Raul refers to the period when the group was created in 1959 and how through a long career it stands out in the most important events of its specialty and has represented the Caribbean island in dozens of tours of Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.