Matanzas, Cuba, Mar 23.- Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) called for the 11th International Symposium on Handling of Swamplands, with topics prioritized on conservation of these important and vulnerable ecosystems.
Havana, Cuba, Mar 22.- The installment of portable desalination units in coastal towns is a way for the Russian federation to help Cuba palliate the negative effects of the drought hitting the island-nation.
Havana, Cuba, Mar 21.- Havana Parks now has 42 new Wi-Fi hotspots so far this year, totaling 100 in the Cuban capital guaranteeing Internet access to the population.
Havana, Cuba, Mar 20.- The Cuban company SOLINTEL (acronym for Comprehensive Solutions for Communications) will participate in the CeBIT, the largest and most internationally represented computer expo, in Hanover, Germany.
Havana, Mar 20.- 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.
Havana, Cuba, Mar 16.- A specialist of the National Water Resources Institute (INHR) said in Havana that of the country’s 168 municipalities, 141 are affected by the persistent drought associated to the lack of available superficial and underground water.
Havana, Cuba, Mar 13.- Dr. Peter Courtland Agre, US biologist and university professor who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, is the new Corresponding Member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC by its Spanish acronym).
Havana, Cuba, Mar 7.- The University of eastern Holguin province and the Hispanic Center of the University of Rostov will implement a joint modern-technology-based project next May which is expected to benefit local ranching development in the Cuban territory.
Victoria, Mar 6.- About 20 studies on nephrological and tumor diseases have been presented by Cuban collaborators in Seychelles as part of the scientific event organized by the medical brigade working in the island, official sources said.
Havana, Mar 3.- The Council of Ministers of Cuba, in a meeting chaired by President Raul Castro, approved the comprehensive policy for the improvement of Information and Communication Technologies of Cuban society, the newspaper Granma reported today.