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A certain percent for everyone in Pinar del Río (+ Audio)

January 16, 2018 Economy

A certain percent for everyone in Pinar del Río (+ Audio)

Since its implementation in 2016 in the municipality of Pinar del Río, the Territorial Contribution for Local Development has favored the construction and revival of different building constructions and projects of social benefit. This tax measure, also known as a one percent contribution, applied to cooperative companies and entities, reported to the Council of the Administration in the territory more than 16 million pesos, which supported the construction and repair of buildings in favor of the population. The rehabilitation of the cinema La Edad de Oro, the purchase of a mini-industry to the Citrus Company...

Cuba and the World

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Cuban Municipal Assemblies to hold special session

Cuban Municipal Assemblies to hold special session

The Cuban People''s Power Municipal Assemblies will hold special sessions on January 21 to nominate the candidates for delegates to the Provincial Assemblies and deputies to the Parliament.

Cuba’s Varadero Beach receives record 1.7 mln tourists in 2017

Cuba’s Varadero Beach receives record 1.7 mln tourists in 2017

Cuba’s renowned Varadero Beach, the Caribbean island’s most developed resort, received a record 1.7 million foreign visitors in 2017.

Demonstrations continue for granting recent reprieve to Dictator Fujimori

Demonstrations continue for granting recent reprieve to Dictator Fujimori

The protests against the Peruvian president, Pedro Pablo Kuszynski due to the reprieve granted by him in favor to Alberto Fujimori continued. During the last hours, there were more than 15.000...

Cuba and World Food Program strengthen relations

Cuba and World Food Program strengthen relations

The relationships between Cuba and the World Food Program (WFP) are reinforced by concrete cooperation actions, such as the emergency aid provided to the island following the passing of Hurricane...

Trump "I am not racist!!!!!"

Trump "I am not racist!!!!!"

Donald Trump has insisted he is not racist following an international outcry over an offensive comment he is accused of making about some African, central American and Caribbean countries.

Russian motorcyclist travelling round the world visits Che Guevara Mausoleum in Cuba

Russian motorcyclist travelling round the world visits Che Guevara Mausoleum in Cuba

Moscow resident Oleg Kharitonov who is travelling around the world on his motorbike has visited the sculptural complex in Cuba’s city of Santa Clara where legendary Latin American revolutionary Che...

Cuba hopes to receive 5 mln tourists in 2018

Cuba hopes to receive 5 mln tourists in 2018

Cuba hopes to set a new record in tourism by receiving five million foreign visitors this year. "2018 will be the year of the five million tourists," Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero...

The announcement on the finalists for National Technological Innovation Prize

The announcement on the finalists for National Technological Innovation Prize

The eight finalists who aspire to be granted the National Technological Innovation Prize were announced by the director of Science, Technology and Innovation (CTI), Armando Rodríguez from the local Ministry...

Jazz Plaza Festival to kick off January 16

Jazz Plaza Festival to kick off January 16

The organizing committee of the Jazz Plaza International Festival announced the opening of its 33rd edition next January 16, which will run simultaneously in the cities of Havana and Santiago...

Fidel in Pinar del Río

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People´s camping: a recreation option for Pinar del Río family

 People´s camping: a recreation option for Pinar del Río family

More than 39 thousand Pinar del Río residents visited the camping facilities in 2017: The variety of recreational offers and the proper work of the facilities make this to be a good option to enjoy free time with the family. This was highlighted by the entity's commercial specialist, Edith Pujol Pérez,...

They rewarded the scientific work in Pinar del Río

They rewarded the scientific work in Pinar del Río

In order to recognize the scientific work of Pinar del Río, the the official ceremony in this province  was held today for the Cuban Science Day, at the Hermanos Saiz Montes de Oca University (UPR), in Pinar del Río. More than 180 awards from the Academy of Sciences and Technological Innovation...

"EL Cusco", a dairy that grows (+ photos and audio)

"EL Cusco", a dairy that grows (+ photos and audio)

The livestock and cattle fattening unit "El Cusco", from the municipality of Pinar del Río, distinguishes among those of its type in the territory by the satisfactory economic-productive results achieved in the last stage. The sense of belonging and commitment of its three workers, allows this entity - dedicated to the...

Fallacies against the dignity and well-being of a people

Fallacies against the dignity and well-being of a people

The longest economic, commercial and financial blockade in the history of mankind is the one the United States maintains against Cuba; they keep fence it in recent times with an infamous lie. While the most recalcitrant people insist on slandering; Until today, the health incidents reported by US diplomats in Havana...

A company of great history

A company of great history

Parks, schools, squares, streets and the most diverse places, become the stage for the Folkloric Company of Pinar del Río. The dance ensemble -exponent of the transculturation and fusion of two different cultures, the Cuban and the African-, intends with its shows to transmit values and immortalize the history of the...

Some Pinar del Río residents who perceived the earthquake tell their experiences

Some Pinar del Río residents who perceived the earthquake tell their experiences

In the work centers, the streets, schools, in short, along Pinar del Rio, they talk the perceptibility of the reported earthquake in the vicinity of Honduras and about 450 kilometers from the Isla de la Juventud is commented. In the provincial capital, in neighborhoods Hermanos Cruz, 10 de Octubre, they perceived...

Second stage of preparation of delegates to the People's Power Assembly begins

Second stage of preparation of delegates to the People's Power Assembly begins

Delegates to the People's Power Assembly in the municipality of Pinar del Río will receive, as of tomorrow, a training, to be better prepared to perform their duties for the period of two years. For four days, the more than 200 representatives of the people of Pinar del Rio territory, will...

Cuban first vice president acknowledges satisfactory results of Pinar del Rio citizens in 2017

Cuban first vice president acknowledges satisfactory results of Pinar del Rio citizens in 2017

The first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, acknowledged today the satisfactory results in 2017 of Pinar del Rio citizens, and their contribution to the development of the country. During a tour to several productive, recreational and workplaces of social interest in Pinar del Río,...

Rehabilitation services in Pinar del Río benefit senior citizens

Rehabilitation services in Pinar del Río benefit senior citizens

The rehabilitation services in Pinar del Río benefited the elderly during 2017, with specialized attention in the rooms inserted into the network of Polyclinics, Hospitals and the Home for the Elderly, as well as facilities of the Turquino Plan, designed for that purpose. This province has 25 facilities for rehabilitation, aimed...

Sports

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Full stadiums and nerves on edge

17-01-2018

Full stadiums and nerves on edge

The 57th National Series of Baseball semifinals will end tonight, January 17, with the seventh game between Havana's Industriales and Las Tu...

Yasser Quesada: "I'm going for the Cuban Chess Title"

17-01-2018

Yasser Quesada: "I'm going for the Cuban Chess Title"

This Monday, January 15th begins the semifinal stage of the national men's chess championship. Villa Clara will have two representatives in ...

PDRK asks Seoul for third meeting to coordinate Olympics attendance

16-01-2018

PDRK asks Seoul for third meeting to coordinate Olympics attendance

The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) proposed to hold a third work meeting with South Korea on Wednesday to continue coordinatin...

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

15-01-2018

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to join Manchester United’ screamed the headline on Diario AS on Monday morning. It won’t do much for team spirit at...

Centerfielder Carlos Tabares retires

12-01-2018

Centerfielder Carlos Tabares retires

The charismatic and talented centerfielder for the Industriales baseball team and member of the Cuban National team said goodbye to baseball...

Vicente Llano. "the barber of Los Palacios"

12-01-2018

Vicente Llano. "the barber of Los Palacios"

When, on January 14, 1962, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro inaugurated the First National Baseball Series, Vicente Llano, "El Barbero de Los...

Joseph Blatter against use of video evidence at Russia 2018

11-01-2018

Joseph Blatter against use of video evidence at Russia 2018

Former FIFA President Joseph Blatter has spoken out against using video evidence at Russia 2018 World Cup as teething problems continue to t...

Yera sets tone in Cuban Semifinals with opening victory

05-01-2018

Yera sets tone in Cuban Semifinals with opening victory

As expected, Yoani Yera used his curveball in Game 1, and also his fastball, a lot, to beat the powerful Granma’s lineup.

Senior women´s epee World Cup in Havana on January 19

04-01-2018

Senior women´s epee World Cup in Havana on January 19

Led by Estonian Julia Beljajeva, first in the ranking of the International Fencing Federation (FIE by its French acronym), some 80 athletes ...

Pinar del Rio Internationalists
Medicine is my great passion

August 25, 2017 Interviews

Medicine is my great passion

For Rosmery López, being a medical professional is being the lawyer for the poor. Therefore, as soon as she obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree, she decided to help others in an internationalist mission in Venezuela and, although this meant moving away from those she loved most, she is proud to...

 
  Curiosities
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Top 10 ugliest animals

Top 10 ugliest animals

They say true beauty is on the inside, which means that there must be a whole world of kindness in the animal kingdom. For this installment, we’re going to look...

Amazing jumps

Amazing jumps

Strong and a self-confident people believe in their abilities. These individuals do not fear taking risks in life. If you have low self-esteem and low self-confidence, then it is very...

12 animals on the brink of extinction in 2017

12 animals on the brink of extinction in 2017

Several animal species, some that have been on the planet for hundreds of thousands of years and more, are on the brink of extinction in 2017. Recent human activity, developed around...

The most insane moments from the hurricanes of 2017

The most insane moments from the hurricanes of 2017

In 2017, Mother Nature rained down her powerful wrath on us. Some of the most powerful hurricanes in history completely wrecked parts of the United States and the Caribbean with...

Casualty dogs, man’s best friends

Casualty dogs, man’s best friends

In World War I, some dogs doubled as medics, carrying packs on their backs filled with bandages and supplies. They were quicker than any human medic and could navigate and...

A wing and a prayer: Planes that almost crashed

A wing and a prayer: Planes that almost crashed

Plane crashes are simply terrifying, and the scary thing is that although they say air travel is safer and more reliable than it’s ever been, accidents still happen. Although statistically,...

 

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Wonders of nature, let´s prserve the human species

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A museum at the safeguard of the history of Pinar del Río

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January 17, 1959: Caravan of freedom reaches Pinar del Río

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Parque La Guira, an ideal place to enjoy the bounties of nature

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Cuban Amazons in action

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Day of Physical Culture and Sports celebrated in the day care center Pioneritos del 2000

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  • Wonders of nature, let´s prserve the human species
  • A museum at the safeguard of the history of Pinar del Río 
  • January 17, 1959: Caravan of freedom reaches Pinar del Río
  • Parque La Guira, an ideal place to enjoy the bounties of nature
  • Cuban Amazons in action
  • Day of Physical Culture and Sports celebrated in the day care center Pioneritos del 2000

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