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Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Increased Production of Tropical Fruits in World Market, Says FAO

Increased Production of Tropical Fruits in World Market, Says FAO

Rome, Nov 10 – The United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) said that the presence of tropical fruits has increased in world trade. Continue reading

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Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Cuba Elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Paris, Nov 10 – Cuba was elected to join the UNESCO Executive Board for the period 2017-2021, in the elections held today at the 39th General Conference of that United Nations organization. Continue reading

UNESCO, Cuba Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology

UNESCO, Cuba Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology

UNESCO, Cuba Grant Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology

Paris, Nov 6th – Scientists Shahida Hasnain (Pakistan) and Samir Saha (Bangladesh) will receive today the UNESCO Carlos J. Finlay prize for microbiology today, an award established by initiative of the Cuban government. Continue reading

U.S. announces decision to leave UNESCO

U.S. announces decision to leave UNESCO

U.S. announces decision to leave UNESCO

Cuba, Oct 13 – The United States has made the decision to leave the United Nations Organization for Education, Science, and Culture (UNESCO), as a result of the institution’s anti-Israel bias, according to the State Department. Continue reading

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

Havana, Aug 17 – The director-general of the UNESCO Cultural Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Catherine Muller, highlighted today here the importance of Cuban rumba for being an expression of resistance and national identity. Continue reading

Cuban Artist Participates in Collective Exhibition at UNESCO

Cuban Artist Participates in Collective Exhibition at UNESCO

Cuban Artist Participates in Collective Exhibition at UNESCO

Paris, Jun 15 – Cuban artist Jacqueline Brito is exhibiting her work at UNESCO, as part of the project ”Art Camp Andorra: Colours for the Planet”, aimed at promoting art as a vehicle for peace, diplomatic sources said today. Continue reading

Cuba´s Viñales valley wants to be UNESCO Global Geopark

Cuba´s Viñales valley wants to be UNESCO Global Geopark

Cuba´s Viñales valley wants to be UNESCO Global Geopark

Cuba, Jun 3rd – Viñales, located in the province of Pinar del Río, opts for the status of UNESCO Global Geopark, and if approved it will be the first of its type in Cuba. Continue reading