Science

4 April, 2017 Cuba Hosts International Colloquium of Gerontology

Havana, Cuba.-An International Colloquium on Gerontology has begun today in this capital with the attendance of representatives from 15 countries and regions to discuss the rights of senior citizens in the world. Sponsored by the International Federation of Associations of the Elderly (FIAPA) and the Longevity, Health and Aging Research Center (CITED), the meeting will […]

4 April, 2017 Cuba Hosts 7th Convention on Geosciences

Havana, Cuba.-Debate sessions, workshops and exhibitions of the 7th Cuban Earth Science Convention are beginning today in this capital, to link this knowledge with society and sustainable development. The Exhibition of Products, New Technologies and Services for Geosciences, Geoexpo 2017, as well as congresses on Geology, Mining, Geophysics, Informatics, Oil and Gas, will be held […]

31 March, 2017 Cuba Increases Investments to Extend Digital TV Services

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.-Installation in this city of two new modern hybrid transmitters from Germany us part of the investment increase by Cuba to extend gradually digital television in the country. Official in charge of the station RadioCuba in this central province, Jorge Felix Madrigal, told the media that the cost of the new technology was […]

29 March, 2017 Cuba Attends Event on Nuclear Cooperation in Russia

Moscow, Russia.-Cuba has attended a meeting of the Committee of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Member States of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), diplomatic sources said today. JINR chairman, Polish Latchezar Kostov, and the director of that entity, Viktor Matveev, led the plenary session, held in Dubna. Dr. Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific adviser to […]

28 March, 2017 Lat Am is an Inspiration for Nuclear Disarmament, Says Cuba

New York, United States.-Cuba said that Latin America and the Caribbean is an inspiration for other regions in nuclear disarmament at the United Nations in an event for the 50th year of the Tlatelolco agreement. Cuban permanent representative at UN Anayansi Rodriguez said that this organization was the first to declare this highly populated region […]

24 March, 2017 Six Countries Confirmed for Technology and Health Convention in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.- Delegates from six countries will attend the 3th International Technology and Health Convention from Monday in this capital, the organizers confirmed at a press conference. The event will bring together professionals, technicians, students and executives from Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru and the host country in Havana’s Convention Center, stated the vice president […]

22 March, 2017 U.S. and Cuban Scientists Study Hurricanes of the Past

Havana, Cuba.-U.S. and Cuban researchers analyze the frequency and intensity of hurricanes that ravaged the island in the past, during a workshop being held today in this capital, informs daily Granma. Experts grouped in the scientific project Evaluatiobn of Paleoclimates and Paleohurricanes in Cuba and the Caribbean in the last 10 thousand years, based on […]

21 March, 2017 Future of Renewable Energy to be Discussed in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Saving of Energy and Energy Education (CIER 2017) will examine in this capital the efficiency in the use of those and new sources, informed today organizers of the event. The president of the Organizing Committee, Joel Morales, added that the venue is planned from May 31 to […]

21 March, 2017 International Convention, Cubagua 2017, Begins

Havana, Cuba.-More than 14 countries, and several United Nations (UN) agencies, are participating in the 2nd International Convention on Water Resources, Cubagua 2017, opened today in this capital. France, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, China, Denmark, Mexico, Germany, Canada, Spain, and the United States are among the participating nations. The number of participants in this edition exceeds […]

20 March, 2017 Cuban Institutions and IAEA Review Bilateral Cooperation

Havana, Cuba.-Dazhu Yang, Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will visit the Agency of Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies (AENTA), as part of his official visit to Cuba. Yang will meet with AENTA president, Daniel Lopez, to exchange on the state of technical cooperation. Directors of the National Nuclear Safety Center, […]

14 March, 2017 US Nobel of Chemistry 2003 Joins the Academy of Sciences of Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-US biologist and academic Peter Agre, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003, joined the corresponding member list of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC), local media reported today. Approved by its Cuban colleagues in the most recent plenary session of the institution, the category is only possessed by experts who are not resident in the […]

14 March, 2017 Environmental Festival Devoted to Preserve Havana Bay

Havana, Cuba.-Community coordinators and promoters of environmental protection will organize a festival in this capital that would , start on March 24, devoted to the preservation of Havana Bay, considered a strategic ecosystem in the Caribbean. Saint Francis square, in the Morro-Cabana Historical Military Park, adjacent to the inlet, will be the venue, for two […]

13 March, 2017 Cuba Expanding Maritime Leisure

Havana, Cuba.-An ever increasing number of visitors from all over the world are attracted to Cuba‘s pristine marine environment for excursions, diving, fishing and other marine related activities, and the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) is working to meet the increasing demand. Spokesmen for nautical companies Marlin S.A. and Logisprint, from Cuba and Spain, respectively, recently […]