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Longest horizontal oil well in Cuba completed
Longest horizontal oil well in Cuba completed

Havana, March 11.- At 8,047 meters long, Varadero 1012 is now the longest horizontal oil well in the country, executed in 546 days by Unión Cuba Petróleo (CUPET) and the Chinese company Great Wall.

Science and innovation, our common denominator, affirms CITMA Minister
Science and innovation, our common denominator, affirms CITMA Minister

Havana, March 10.- The application of science and innovation are today the words of order, said Eduardo Martínez Díaz, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), in this capital, in an exchange in person and by videoconference with specialized managers of Cuban organizations and companies.

 Cuba and Hungary advance in scientific cooperation and research
Cuba and Hungary advance in scientific cooperation and research

Budapest, March 9.- A Cuban delegation from the Biocubafarma Group, which included the companies Richter Gdeon Nyrt, Egis Gyogyszergyár and FluArf, completed an extensive agenda of tours of various centers of interest in Hungary for the biotechnology industry.

The Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians calls for the ConCienci@ Verde Contest
The Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians calls for the ConCienci@ Verde Contest

Camagüey, March 8.- Under the motto Art, like salt in food preserves nations, the Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians (ACTAF), in collaboration with the José Martí Pioneers Organization (OPJM), the Union of Young Communists (UJC), the Federation of University Students (FEU) and the Federation of High School Students, as well as other youth organizations and movements, call for the fourteenth edition of the Children's and Youth Contest of Visual Arts and Literature, ConCienci Contest @ Green.

UNESCO warns of biases in artificial intelligence models
UNESCO warns of biases in artificial intelligence models

Paris, March 7.- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today warned about gender biases and discriminatory manifestations in artificial intelligence (AI) models and asked to correct them.

Facebook and Instagram suffer massive global failure
Facebook and Instagram suffer massive global failure

Camagüey, March 5. - The Meta company's applications and platforms, such as Facebook, Messenger or Instagram, and others such as YouTube, have suffered a massive drop this Tuesday, according to data from the Downdetector platform, which provides real-time information on the current status of several websites and services when they present problems.

Cuban awarded at International Artificial Intelligence Meeting
Cuban awarded at International Artificial Intelligence Meeting

Havana, March 5.- The Cuban fourth-year Physics student at the University of Havana, Boris Luis Ramos, won the Grand Prize in the Hackathon of the sixth International Meeting on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications.

 Primary School students and young people from Camagüey expand sanitation and environmental awareness work
Primary School students and young people from Camagüey expand sanitation and environmental awareness work

Camagüey, March 4.- This province stands out for its project plan for the care and protection of the environment and natural resources, and in that sense, student organizations and youth movements are involved in various actions to contribute to this task.

Improved environmental management in the Cayo Coco dolphinarium
Improved environmental management in the Cayo Coco dolphinarium

Ciego de Ávila, March 2.- The willingness of the workers at the Cayo Coco Dolphinarium to continue perfecting the management of natural resources and developing sustainable tourism in Jardines del Rey was confirmed during a working visit by Ciego de Ávila specialists in environmental management.

Cuba strengthens production of biopesticides
Cuba strengthens production of biopesticides

Havana, Mar. 1st. - Cuba received equipment and supplies to strengthen its capabilities in agroecological pest management from the production of biopesticides, as part of two international collaboration projects, they reported today.

United Nations adopts Cuba resolution during environmental event
United Nations adopts Cuba resolution during environmental event

Nairobi, Mar. 1st. - The United Nations Environment Assembly today adopted the draft resolution presented by Cuba, entitled “Circularity of a resilient and low-carbon sugar cane agroindustry.”

Magnetic stimulator favors rehabilitation therapies
Magnetic stimulator favors rehabilitation therapies

Santiago de Cuba, March 1.- The National Center for Applied Electromagnetism of the Universidad de Oriente, in this city, promotes the operation of rehabilitation therapies with the Nak local magnetic stimulator, created to reduce pain and inflammation.