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Articles of News
This August 26, Cuba’s Yarisley Silva won gold in the pole vault event of the World Athletics Championships, while Brazil’s Fabiana Murer took the silver.
Silva cleared 4.90 meters on her third attempt winning her the gold medal, while Murer was only able to reach 4.85 meters, with Nicoleta Kyriakopoulou (4.80) of Greece, taking the bronze.
he National Meteorological Institute’s Weather Forecast Center issued a category nine warning as Tropical Storm Erika approaches Cuba’s eastern region. Territories from Guantánamo to Ciego de Ávila are expect to experience heavy and localized rainfall this Saturday, in addition to strong winds and gusts which could reach up to 65–100 km/h as Erika moves north-westwards.
Olga Lidia Tapia, from the Party Central Committee Secretariat; Rodolfo Alarcón Ortiz, minister of Higher Education; deputy ministers; and university rectors held a meeting Thursday, August 27, where the enrollment of 33,000 first year students and the incorporation of 15,000 professors was announced.
The Book and Reading Festival will celebrate Elpidio Valdés’ 45th birthday next August 28 around La Maestranza Park in Old Havana. The event, organized every year by the Cuban Book Institute, has prepared a program that will start at 10 am with the awarding of the Elpidio Valdes’ films characters costumes competition and the contest ¿Quién sabe más de Elpidio Valdés?, in which the participating children should answer ten questions about the popular Cuban mambi fighter animated character.
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and Cuban Pedro Pablo Pichardo made Latin American and Caribbean headlines today, after winning medals at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Bolt, six time Olympic champion, won the 200 meters and finished with his best time this year, 19.55 seconds.
The central issue to be addressed at the event will be new objectives for sustainable development, with parliamentary leaders focused on the definition and implementation of specific goals. The Cuban delegation will be led by Ana María Mary Machado, vice president of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP), and includes four other deputies.
Official diplomatic relations between the Vatican and Cuba were established in 1935, and have been maintained since then without interruption. The 80 year history of these ties has been marked by important events, among them Pope John Paul’s five-day stay on the island in 1998, and the 2012 trip of Benedict XVI.
Cuba, Brazil and Spain will star the 21st International Guitar Festival, to be held in Costa Rica from August 28 to 30, at the National Theater, as said in a statement by its organizing committee. The event will last three nights, each having a different approach: a Cuban night, a Spanish night and a Brazilian night, with the participation of outstanding artists from these three countries.
Havana has not escaped the current drought affecting the entire country, given that its total reservoir capacity stands at 35%. As a consequence the city has 1,595 liters of water per second (L/s) less than necessary. Some 48,194 residents have reported problems with their water supply, with Old Havana, Central Havana and Bo yeros the three worst affected municipalities.
Cuba will present progress in combating desertification and drought, during the 12th period of sessions of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD-COP12), which will take place October 12-23 in Ankara, capital of the Republic of Turkey.