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Growth in Cuba private sector restaurants, lodging


May 11th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Havana, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba currently has 1,618 restaurants and 5,207 lodgings within the non-state-run sector after the reforms implemented by the government of Raul Castro to increase the scope ... Read more...

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Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 9 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, back to Havana, where he will undergo another round of cancer treatment, state media reported Sunday.Chavez ... Read more...

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Cuba develops mathematical models to fight dengue


March 24th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 24 (IANS) Cuba has developed mathematical models to help fight dengue, a media report said Friday.Experts from Havana's Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute developed the models.Spearheaded by young ... Read more...

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Cuba battles corruption


February 21st, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Control, prevention and participation by the community are "essential" in Cuba's battle against corruption and indiscipline in state corporations, the Communist-ruled island's controller general said."The job ... Read more...

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Cuba producing sugar with new technology


February 6th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost ... Read more...

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Cubans flock to apply for new housing subsidy


January 18th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government accepted more than 1,300 applications for subsidies to either repair or build homes on the first day the measure went into effect, official ... Read more...

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Cuba expands phone connections


December 28th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The number of telephone connections in Cuba increased 18.5 percent this year to 2.4 million, official daily Juventud Rebelde said Tuesday.The state phone company, ETESCA, installed ... Read more...

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Cuba to host hip hop symposium


August 1st, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) Cuba will host an international hip hop symposium that will be attended by musicians from Canada, the US, France, Haiti and Colombia, state media reported Sunday, ... Read more...

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Cuba doesn’t lack future generation of leaders: Vice president


January 11th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado has said that Cuba does not lack leaders to replace those who carried out the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power ... Read more...

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Cuban officials’ ‘obsession’ with nation’s image criticised


August 31st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 31 (EFE) The "morbid obsession" and "paranoia" of some Cuban officials for censuring information and rejecting criticism by other officials in an attempt to maintain the image of the communist ... Read more...

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Cancer deaths to increase in Cuba this year, says report


August 3rd, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Cancer will be the leading cause of death, while fatalaties due to cardiovascular diseases will occupy the second place on the list of fatal ailments in Cuba ... Read more...

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Cuba to start oil exploration in Gulf of Mexico


April 17th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
Havana, April 17 (IANS) Spurred by experts' reports that Cuba is sitting on oil, the government has decided to start drilling in the Gulf of Mexico next year, Spain's EFE news agency ... Read more...

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