Jakarta, Nov 1. -Some 2,087 people died and 4,438 were injured as a result of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Celebes on October 28th, an official source confirmed on Thursday.
Havana, Oct 31. -The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) is exhibiting on Wednesday three animal and vegetable health products during the 6th International Congress on Animal Production in Havana.
Havana, Oct 29. -During this Sunday the tropical storm Oscar continued to gain in intensity. It has now maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and its central pressure has fallen to 989 hectoPascal, so it has become the eighth hurricane category one on the Saffir Simpson scale in the current hurricane season.
Havana, Oct 23. -The 6th International Congress of Tropical Animal Production 2018 will be held from October 29th to November 2nd at the Convention Center of this capital, according to its organizers.
United Nations, Oct 22. -Each year, the world uses up to five billion plastic bags and the environmental danger this represents centers on Monday a UN campaign to eliminate the pollution produced by that material.
Havana, Oct 20. -The enterprise Mariel Solar S.A. will soon start installation of the first photovoltaic park with 100 percent foreign capital, with an estimated output of 102 Gigawatts/hour (GWh) per year, revealed here an authorized source.
Georgetown, Oct 17. -Caribbean countries that depend on tourism and fishing are preparing to test the acidity of the regional seas, associated with the increased absorption of greenhouse gases, official sources announced.
Mexico, Oct 16. -The tropical storm Tara is on Tuesday closer to the coast of Colima, in the Mexican Pacific, consequently rain and strong winds are forecasted in that state and others in the west of the country.
Havana, Oct 15. -The 11th Congress on Marine Sciences began on Monday in Havana with the participation of experts from Latin America, Europe and the United States, engaged in the study of maritime protection and the proper use of the species living there.
Buenos Aires, Oct 12. -The Cuban Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, José Fidel Santana Nuñez, heads the Cuban delegation to the 21st Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean which concludes in Buenos Aires on Friday.