New York, September 30 (Caribbean360-RHC) – Hurricane Dorian, one of the most destructive Atlantic storms ever recorded, “is a generational tragedy” for The Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis told the UN General Assembly, as he urged fellow world leaders to treat the climate crisis as the greatest challenge to the planet.... More

Granma newspaper reports that Consuelo Vidal, United Nations System resident coordinator, said the Caribbean state has fully demonstrated its effectiveness in responding to contingencies of a natural origin, serving as a reference for the entire Caribbean region.... More

New York, September 22 (RHC)-- In climate news, a new study warns the global average temperature could rise by as much as 7 degrees Celsius — or 12.6 degrees Fahrenheit — above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century, unless nations move rapidly to slash greenhouse gas emissions. ... More

Havana, September 18 (RHC) Cuba is participating in the 63rd ordinary session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), being held from September 16 to 20, 2019 in Vienna, Austria.... More

Havana, September 17 (RHC)-- Cubavision news reports that the Secretary General of the Cuban Confederation of Workers, Ulyses Guilarte de Nacimiento, has called upon Cuban workers to fully cooperate with the energy saving plan announced by the government, and to be actively engaged in finding creative solutions to the temporary energy situation. ... More

Pinar del Río, September 16 (RHC) -- Granma newspaper reports that the first Vice-President of the Council of State and Ministers, Salvador Valdés Mesa, visited recently a plant in Pinar del Río dedicated to the using of rice residuals to generate energy.... More

Seychelles, September 13 (RHC-Seychelles News Agency)- Cuba and Seychelles are expected to develop a cooperation program on environment conservation, natural resource management and sustainable fishing, following the recent visit of a Cuban delegation to the archipelago country in the Indian Ocean.... More

Artemisa, September 13 (RHC)-- A modern Weather Station was recently inaugurated at the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM)in Cuba’s Artemisa province.... More


Rome, September 13 (RHC)--An International Workshop on Business Development in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Sector will be held in Havana from November 25 to 27, Cuba's embassy in Italy reported here this Thursday.... More

Havana, August 29 (RHC)-- Cubans using the Transfermovil app, developed by the telecommunications company ETECSA, can benefit from a new version of the highly regarded app which includes new features that allow them to make different types of money remittances and track them.... More

Havana, August 26 (RHC) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warns of the complex situation of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region that is currently experiencing a new epidemic cycle of the disease after two years of low incidence. ... More

Havana, August 26 (RHC)-- The "invasion" of gulfweed that in recent times has triggered alarms in much of the Caribbean shores is also affecting the Guanahacabibes peninsula in the westernmost province of Pinar del Rio.... More

Ciego de Avila,  August 25 (RHC)-- Environmental specialists from the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila  are taking action to protect the blue palm, an endangered palm variety discovered last year in that region.... More


Santiago de Chile, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Aging and its impact on the economy are issues analyzed today and tomorrow by the participants in the ninth High Level Meeting on Health and Economy of APEC countri... More

Mexico, Aug 14 (PL) Mexico's Secretariat of the Navy (SEMAR) has deployed this Tuesday 35 special buoys to locate and identify the trajectory of Sargassum, or gulfweed, in the waters surrounding Quintana Roo, to try to contain this atypical phenom... More