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Morelet and the Neotropics

Arthur Morelet (1809-1892) was a French amateur malacologist who has contributed much to malacology (nearly 100 publications, describing more than 700 taxa). He was one of the first malacologists who personally went on expedition to the Neotropics; a trip lasting more than a year during 1846-1848 which yielded nearly 150 new species collected on Cuba, and in Mexico and Guatemala. 596 more words

Iran: Socialism’s ignored success story

May 23, 2017

by Ramin Mazaheri

Iran just completed their presidential election, but this article will not discuss the candidates, the result or the political consequences. 4,346 more words

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Cuba's sustainable development and support of Caribbean nations recognized

Cubadebate reports that Cuba’s ability to promote sustainable development has been recognized by the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC.

Diane Quarless, director of the organization, commented that Cuba is in the vanguard of economic thought and development efforts in the region. 110 more words

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Casa de las Américas Hosts Virgin Islands Artists and Academics

Havana, May 22 – Casa de las Americas, Cuba’s best-known and most prestigious cultural institution, is featuring the work and words of a delegation of Virgin Islands artists and scholars from May 22nd until Friday, the 26th. 638 more words

Cuba

Water systems works at good pace in Camagüey

Camagüey, May 23 – Works march as planned after the repair of more than 13 kilometers of pipelines to reach the Purification Plant of the Amistad Cubano-Bulgara dam, the one with the largest volume of water destined to supply the population in the province of Camagüey. 143 more words

Cuba

Cuban Pitcher Blanco achieves First Win in Can-Am League

Cuba, May 23 – Lazaro Blanco, best pitcher of the previous Cuban National Baseball Series (SNB by its Spanish acronym), who currently plays for the Québec Capitals in the Canadian-American League (Can-Am), said he was happy to achieve his first win of the season. 221 more words

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Breaking the Blockade: A ship has become a joint house for specialists from Cuba and the United States.

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Gardens of the Queen, Cuba; a pair of Caribbean Reef Sharks swimming above the colorful coral reef

Specialists from Cuba and the United States began a scientific expedition / WIF: Granma Cuba… 229 more words

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