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Cuba and the United Arab Emirates exchange on climate topics
Cuba and the United Arab Emirates exchange on climate topics

Havana, May 17.- Eduardo Martínez Díaz, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, (Citma) exchanged in this capital with Omar Hassan Shehadeh, envoy for the Caribbean and Pacific States of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Cuba's role in the Caribbean for South-South cooperation in the fight against climate change.

FAO ensures agroecology facilitation in Cuba
FAO ensures agroecology facilitation in Cuba

Havana, May 16.- Cuba created a digital series of 20 thematic modules to promote good practices in agroecology, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today.

 University of Camagüey protagonist in Ibero-American postgraduate assembly
University of Camagüey protagonist in Ibero-American postgraduate assembly

Camagüey, May 16.- The University of Camagüey today enhances the prestige of Cuban education with its presence in the activities prior to the General Assembly of the Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP).

Concern in the Caribbean due to coral bleaching acceleration
Concern in the Caribbean due to coral bleaching acceleration

Bridgetown, May 15.- Caribbean meteorological authorities today demand that local governments pay attention because extreme heat is accelerating coral bleaching in the southwest of the region and the situation is close to reaching dangerous levels.

Cooperation advances in marine aquaculture between Norway and Cuba
Cooperation advances in marine aquaculture between Norway and Cuba

Oslo, May 14.- A delegation from the Cuban Fisheries Research Center (CIP) visited Norway within the framework of the cooperation project Production of marine fish fry in Cuba, it was reported here today.

 Very active upcoming cyclonic season
Very active upcoming cyclonic season

Havana, May 13. - A very active cyclonic season foresees specialists from the Institute of Meteorology (Insmet) in areas of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, which begins on June 1 and ends on November 30.

Urge to strengthen measures against mosquitoes in the Caribbean
Urge to strengthen measures against mosquitoes in the Caribbean

Washington, May 10.- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today urged Caribbean countries to strengthen measures to prevent and control diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika.

 Agricultural practices in Cuba with United Nations’s support
Agricultural practices in Cuba with United Nations’s support

Havana, May 9.- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) endorsed the introduction in Cuba of sustainable forestry, agroforestry and silvopastoral practices today in the face of climate challenges.

Cuba ratifies its willingness to protect the population with HIV/AIDS
Cuba ratifies its willingness to protect the population with HIV/AIDS

Havana, May 9.- The Minister of Public Health (Minsap), José Ángel Portal, ratified Cuba's will to protect the island's population with HIV/AIDS and, at the same time, cooperate with other countries.

Cuban experts predict active 2024 cyclone season
Cuban experts predict active 2024 cyclone season

Havana, May 8.- The 2024 cyclone season will be very active, with the formation of at least 20 tropical cyclones throughout the North Atlantic basin, the Cuban Institute of Meteorology (Insmet) predicted.

International Meeting of Psychology Students inaugurated
International Meeting of Psychology Students inaugurated

Havana, May 7.- With the aim of connecting science and culture, the XIII International Meeting of Psychology Students was inaugurated in the Aula Magna of the University of Havana (UH), with the attendance of more than 800 delegates from 27 countries, in person and virtually.

WhatsApp tests a feature that will encourage users to chat more
WhatsApp tests a feature that will encourage users to chat more

Washington, May 6.- WhatsApp has begun testing a function that seeks to encourage proactive conversations among its users, allowing them to know which of their contacts have been online recently.