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Pinar del Río develops central activity for World Day to Combat Tuberculosis

March 24, 2017 Health

Pinar del Río develops central activity for World Day to Combat Tuberculosis

Specialists from the Tuberculosis (TB) control program from the whole island and also from the province of Pinar del Río, health promoters, representatives of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) and the Ministry of Education (Mined), held the central event for the World Day against TB this March 24, in Pinar del Rio. The Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca University was the place to raise awareness and knowledge about this disease, which annually in the world causes death ..

Cuba and the World

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Spain: Tribute to Fidel Castro in Madrid

Spain: Tribute to Fidel Castro in Madrid

The Spanish movement of solidarity with Cuba has paid tribute to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz, highlighting his humanistic and internationalist legacy, four months after his death

Fidel's humanism emphasized on 40th anniversary of his visit to Angola

Fidel's humanism emphasized on 40th anniversary of his visit to Angola

Angolans and Cubans emphasized the humanism of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, during a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of his first trip to Angola, March...

Bolivian team to participate in annual NASA competition

Bolivian team to participate in annual NASA competition

Six students of the Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA) of Bolivia will participate from March 30 through April 1st in the yearly NASA competition: Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Africa: 13 countries to launch vaccination campaign

Africa: 13 countries to launch vaccination campaign

Representatives from 13 African countries said today that next week a vaccination campaign will be launched against poliomyelitis

Fifth round of talks on Syria begins in Geneva

Fifth round of talks on Syria begins in Geneva

The United Nations headquarters in Geneva is hosting the fifth round of negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition, a dialogue aimed at ending six years of conflict

FAO celebrates World Water Day

FAO celebrates World Water Day

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrates today World Water Day at its headquarters in this capital. The event will include the launch of the 2017 United Nations World Water Development...

Maduro calls for massive march against US interference

Maduro calls for massive march against US interference

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro called for a great popular mobilization for the next Sunday in defense of the homeland and to express rejection before the interfering pretensions of the United...

Bolivian detainees remain in Chile amid tensions

Bolivian detainees remain in Chile amid tensions

The Guarantee Court of Pozo Almonte, Chile, located 1,810 kilometers from this capital, extended until Wednesday the arrest of two military personnel and seven officials of the National Customs of...

Raul Castro sends message of condolences to Peru

Raul Castro sends message of condolences to Peru

Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of condolences to his Peruvian counterpart Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for the human and material losses his country is suffering due to natural disastersas

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New investments in Local Industries favor production of construction materials

New investments in Local Industries favor production of construction materials

The workers of the company of several local industries of Pinar del Río foresee to increase the productive levels in all its units this year; the building materials have a prioritized attention, due to the high demand that there is of these articles. As part of the investment program, the entity...

The Salvia that there exists in Pinar del Río

The Salvia that there exists in Pinar del Río

There are different types of Salvia, a medicinal plant that can have a lipid-lowering effect, that is, it lowers lipid levels in the blood. In Pinar del Río, there is the Salvia of the country, which is a plant whose scientific name is Pluchea odorata. Our Salvia is used as an...

For a responsible parenthood

For a responsible parenthood

Tips to ensure the health of the baby during pregnancy, psychophysical preparation before delivery and differentiated attention to the most vulnerable pregnant women are some of the priorities of the responsible Maternity and Paternity program, which is materialized in Pinar del Río. The project promotes an integral education for women and...

The eclectic and well-designed Guash Palace

 The eclectic and well-designed Guash Palace

It was only necessary two assistants to build his palace in Pinar del Río province, and over a century later, its decorative figures are still impressive, including its architecture with an eclectic style influenced by the Catalan modernism. According to some written records, the plots of land where the building was...

Guanahacabibes in new postal series

Guanahacabibes in new postal series

Upon cancellation, at the Office for the Integral Development Guanahacabibes (OIDG), the stamps will be available in Cuba's mail, suitable for international circulation. For Army Commander Julio Camacho Aguilera, director of the OIDG, it is a way of knowing more about details of the reserve, its beauty, its history and the...

Panorama of the reservoirs of Pinar del Río before the drought

Panorama of the reservoirs of Pinar del Río before the drought

Despite the scarce rainfall in recent months and the partial drought of 13 water sources in Pinar del Río, the water reservoirs destined to the storage of this resource, present a normal state for this period of the year. This was said by Zeida Romero Palmero, specialist of the technical...

Work in Pinar del Río in installation of new photovoltaic parks (+ Audio and Photos)

Work in Pinar del Río in installation of new photovoltaic parks (+ Audio and Photos)

In the province of Pinar del Río, two new photovoltaic parks are being installed which will allow - along with the one that already works - to relieve the electrical peak of the noon hours and to extend the useful life of the generating sets that generate energy in that...

Pinar del Río media workers celebrated Cuban Press Day

Pinar del Río media workers celebrated Cuban Press Day

With the commitment to continue reflecting the day-to-day life of the Cuban people and to inform it with immediacy of everything that happens in the world, the journalists from Pinar del Rio celebrated Cuban Press Day. On this date, in which we celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the...

A blank paper

A blank paper

Some time ago I thought about the challenges, professional or personal. I was thinking about which the journalists´ were, and I said, of course, to face a blank paper every day. That sheet of paper has eyes, those of people who evaluate every translation we make of the reality. A reality...

Sports

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Cuba for qualifying to World Women's Volley Cup Under 18

24-03-2017

Cuba for qualifying to World Women's Volley Cup Under 18

The Cuban under 18 women''s volleyball team will endevor to get the pass for the World Championship of this age category at the upcoming Pan...

Cuban golfers to debut in international event

24-03-2017

Cuban golfers to debut in international event

The team starring the debut of Cuban golf in the international arena traveled Wednesday to Spain to train for one week prior to the Pitch an...

Six things that made WBC '17 a success

24-03-2017

Six things that made WBC '17 a success

The World Baseball Classic has cemented itself as a hit, embraced by fans foreign and domestic. The 2 1/2-week tournament, which concluded W...

Cuban Giraldilla de La Habana Tournament with 11 countries

22-03-2017

Cuban Giraldilla de La Habana Tournament with 11 countries

Badminton players from 11 different countries will be present today at the International Giraldilla de La Habana Tournament

United States edge Japan 2-1 to reach first WBC final

22-03-2017

United States edge Japan 2-1 to reach first WBC final

The United States tagged on an eighth-inning run to edge out Japan 2-1 at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday to advance to the World Baseball Classic...

Rosario's sac fly sends PR to title game

21-03-2017

Rosario's sac fly sends PR to title game

Entering the World Baseball Classic championship round, Puerto Rico had been undefeated since falling to the Dominican Republic in the 2013 ...

Roark ready for Japan in biggest start of career

21-03-2017

Roark ready for Japan in biggest start of career

Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark is starting what he said is the most important game of his career tonight, for Team USA against Japan in...

FC Barcelona: Only Euro Team to Help Chapecoense After Crash

18-03-2017

FC Barcelona: Only Euro Team to Help Chapecoense After Crash

“Only Barcelona were on our side from the very first moment,” said Chapecoense president Plinio David De Nes...

Cuban Athletes Get Ready for Pan American Championship

17-03-2017

Cuban Athletes Get Ready for Pan American Championship

Cuban junior World Championship medalist Maria Viera and another 7 Cuban racketball players are reinforcing their training in Cuba, to get...

Pinar del Rio Internationalists
Venezuela gave me the opportunity to love

March 23, 2017 Interviews

Venezuela gave me the opportunity to love

Lisbet Sánchez León decided to travel to Venezuela motivated by the need to help that sister nation of Latin America where she would work as an intensivist doctor. Although she confessinged that adjusting to that totally new life was a bit difficult, she remembers all the good experiences she had...

 
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Spring Forecast 2017 and a sneak peek at summer, here

Spring Forecast 2017 and a sneak peek at summer, here

The remarkable winter of 2016-2017 will be remembered very differently depending on which part of Canada you call home. While millions of Canadians experienced exceptionally mild temperatures during January and...

After deadly storms, new winter blast brewing. Details here

After deadly storms, new winter blast brewing. Details here

A clipper system will bring another round of active winter weather across Canada late this week, including accumulating snow from the northern Prairies through the Great Lakes and into Atlantic...

No one has ever crossed the Atlantic like this adventurer

No one has ever crossed the Atlantic like this adventurer

After paddling an astonishing 6,518 km across rough ocean waters, Chris Bertish of South Africa made landfall in Antigua's English Harbor Thursday as the first person to successfully cross the...

Why do sheep get horny in winter? Because the light is baaad, says study

Why do sheep get horny in winter? Because the light is baaad, says study

The mystery of why sheep get horny in the winter might have been solved, according to new research

Pineapple express brings heavy rain to BC through late week

Pineapple express brings heavy rain to BC through late week

An active pattern building for mid-to-late week will bring back the clouds and rain - make that a lot of rain

Canadian glaciers play big role in global sea level rise

Canadian glaciers play big role in global sea level rise

A group of glaciologists from the University of California Irvine have just revealed in the Environmental Research Letters journal, that ice melt from Canada's Arctic glaciers is becoming a major...

 

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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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  • 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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