Science

22 February, 2017 Bioelectric Power Stations, a Promising Way to Convert Solar Energy

Havana, Cuba.-The bioelectric power stations have been the best way to convert solar energy into electricity, Minister of Energy and Mines (MINEM) Alfredo Lopez said on the daily television program Roundtable. Lopez provided extensive information last night on the state of the prospective development of renewable energy until 2030, which could reach a share of […]

16 February, 2017 Cuba Develops National Program on Biodiversity

Havana, Cuba- Soledad Bauza, Deputy Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cuba, said today in Havana that the National Program on Biodiversity is an essential backbone for facing climate change. With regard to Cuba it is of vital importance, given its status as a small insular State, because it makes the […]

14 February, 2017 Tourism Faced with Sustainability in 2017

Havana, Cuba.-The tourist field begins 2017 with the challenge of promoting sustainability. After a dynamic year 2016, tourism has a great challenge in living the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, such declared by the United Nations. General secretary of the International Tourism Organization (WTO) said that joint work should be carried out to […]

8 February, 2017 Eastern Medical Image Network to Operate in Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.-Specialists from Medical Biophysics Center (MBC) and the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba are working together to develop an eastern medical image network which will be favoring Cuban healthcare and training. Dr. Juan García, MBC Director, stated that it will have some equipment donated by VLIR Project from […]

30 January, 2017 Costa Rica Minister Calls for More Scientific Collaboration with Cuba

San José, Costa Rica.-Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (Micitt) Marcelo Jenkins advocated here to continue strengthening scientific collaboration between Costa Rica and Cuba. This purpose aims to fulfill one of the objectives of the visit of President Luis Guillermo Solís to Cuba in December of 2015; it was stressed at the closing of this […]

20 January, 2017 FM Stresses Cuba’s Role in Training Doctors for S Africa

Pretoria, South Africa.-South Africa has many hospitals that would be without a doctor today if Cuba had not been present, Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, stated, after acknowledging the impact of the cooperation program with the Caribbean nation. More than 400 health professionals, among about 600 collaborators, are currently working here. The minister referred to the […]

18 January, 2017 Cuban Telematics Enterprise at the Book Fair

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban enterprise for information technologies and telematics services (Citmatel), has its range of products set relating to the forthcoming Havana´s International Book Fair, addressed once today. Beatriz Alonso, Director of such entity under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, stated at a press conference that Citmatel, during this edition, will be exhibiting […]

16 January, 2017 Cuba Boosts Greater Protection of Beaches and Boasts

Havana, Cuba.-Several studies on the preservation of coasts and beaches, including one dedicated to the evaluation for the second half of this century, are among the priorities of the Cuban Oceanology Institute. This was announced by the agency, attached to the Cuban Environment Agency (AMA), in a report on its management in the year just […]

10 January, 2017 Cuba, USA Strengthen Oil Spill Cooperation

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and the United States signed a cooperation agreement on the preparation and response to pollution caused by spills of hydrocarbons and other potentially dangerous noxious substances. This bilateral and legally binding instrument, covering the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida strait, will facilitate the coordination for a rapid and effective response to minimize […]

30 December, 2016 In Cuba, Unknown Russia Warns about Environmental Protection

Havana, Cuba.-The photograph exhibition entitled ”Unknown Russia” is call to protect the environment from the Museum of the Revolution (former Presidential Palace), in this capital, with a diverse content of flora, fauna and landscapes. The exhibition tells a lot about the most remote and little-known places in Russia, even to many citizens from that country, […]

29 December, 2016 Cuba Deposits Ratification of the Agreement on Climate at UN

New York,United Nations.- Cuba has ratified the Paris Agreement, an initiative aimed at protecting present and future generations from the effects of climate change. The Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations (UN), Ana Silvia Rodriguez, and Arancha Hinojal, legal officer of the Treaty Section of the UN Office of Legal Affairs, led […]

21 December, 2016 Seismic and Geological Issues on the Agenda for Cuba-USA Cooperation

Washington, United States.-Cuba and the United States signed in this capital a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the exchange of information on seismic records and related geological information. The document was signed by Fernando González, Ph.D., First Vice-minister of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba (Citma), and William Werkheiser, interim director […]

24 November, 2016 Brazilian Civil Engineering Shows its Progress in Havana Convention

Havana, Cuba.-Brazilian specialists presented their criteria on civil engineering as part of the activities of the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18) in Havana´s Convention Center. The Technological University of Havana José Antonio Echevarría (Cujae) invited me to participate in this event, which was very beneficial for the existing exchange between our […]