Cuba looks to turn cancer into manageable chronic disease

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Cuba looks to turn cancer into manageable chronic disease 

HAVANA, Feb. 15 — Cuba's biotechnological industry is developing a long-term strategy to turn cancer into a manageable chronic disease, health experts have said.

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Cuban economy likely to slow down in 2016

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Cuban economy likely to slow down in 2016 

HAVANA, Jan. 2 — Cuba's economy is likely to slow down in 2016, with authorities calling for efficiency and fiscal prudence as the country faces a tough year.

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Cuba, China to replace Turkey, Egypt for Russian tourists

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuba, China to replace Turkey, Egypt for Russian tourists 

MOSCOW, Nov. 30 — The Indian state of Goa has been removed from the Russian list of safe travel destinations.

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Cuban president to pay first official visit to Mexico

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuban president to pay first official visit to Mexico 

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 30 — Cuban President Raul Castro will travel to Mexico on Nov. 5-7 for his first official visit to the country since he took office in 2006, the Mexican Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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Award-winning films await Malaysians in 14th Latin American Film Festival

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Award-winning films await Malaysians in 14th Latin American Film Festival 

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 28 — Malaysians will get to enjoy 10 cinematic masterpieces encompassing various genres from Latin America during the 14th Latin American Film Festival (LAFF) scheduled from November 11-19.

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Facebook and consumerism are 'eating us alive', laments Pope Francis

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Facebook and consumerism are 'eating us alive', laments Pope Francis 

MOSCOW, Sept. 28 — People's lives today are ruled by consumerism which also leads them to overuse social networks rather than engage in real communication, the Pope bemoaned in an address to bishops in Philadelphia.

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Cuba taps adventure tourism potential with new attractions

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuba taps adventure tourism potential with new attractions 

HAVANA, Aug. 3 — Cuba's tourism industry is currently souring, but it is about to open a new chapter as it explores its adventure tourism potential, a tourism ministry official said on Monday.

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Cuba records 16 pct rise of tourists

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuba records 16 pct rise of tourists 

HAVANA, July 12 — Cuba has received two million foreign tourists so far this year, an increase of 16 percent over the same period in 2014, the Ministry of Tourism said Saturday.

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U.S., Cuba to announce reopening of embassies on Wednesday

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S., Cuba to announce reopening of embassies on Wednesday 

WASHINGTON, July 1 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce that the U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, local media reported, quoting senior U.S. officials.

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China, Germany to boost air connections to Cuba

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on China, Germany to boost air connections to Cuba 

HAVANA, June 16 — Chinese and German airlines are strengthening their air connections with Cuba, state daily Granma reported Monday.

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