Articles of Environment

News »

Cuba for international cooperation on climate change

canewl cepal cuba

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel urged today the promotion of international cooperation to face the climate change that specially affects the islands and those with low level of development. Speaking at the Virtual Summit on Climate Ambition, the Cuban head of state insisted on the need for the countries of the so-called First World to assume a leadership of solidarity in reducing emissions and providing the necessary means of implementation to poor nations.

News »

Cuba participates at the highest level in climate Summit

Canel-ONU

The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, heads the delegation of the Caribbean island to the Climate Ambition Summit that will take place virtually, five years after the adoption of the Paris Accords. The appointment is scheduled prior to the Conference of the Parties number 26 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), to be held in November 2021 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

News »

Tornado in El Berrinche, San Cristóbal, Artemisa

tornado-san-cristobal-2-580x326

During the afternoon of today between 07: 20-07: 45 pm (23: 20-23: 45UTC), a strong storm affected areas of the municipality of San Cristóbal and a tune was observed in the town of El Berrinche. According to information provided by local residents, the tornado moved to the north and traveled approximately 900m. Until the moment this note is prepared, there have been reports of damage to the electrical service and homes with partial and total roof damage. Taking into account the affectations it is classified as an F1.

News »

Traveling to Cuba will remain attractive and safe, despite U.S. aggression

Turismo

The Cuban tourism industry is working to guarantee a successful high season, which will benefit from the incorporation of 3,768 rooms in 25 new hotels this year and the expansion of another four, as reported at a meeting led by President Miguel Díaz-Canel, to evaluate progress on investment in the sector.

News »

Evo Morales, providing leadership in times of adversity

Evo MOrales

While other South American leaders stood idly by, and delayed operations to fight fires days after the flames began to spread across the Brazilian Amazon, the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma, personally led efforts to confront the tragedy in the area of Chiquitanía, located in the country’s southeast, between Gran Chaco and Amazonía.

News »

Production with environmental conscience

paneles solares

Behind every bottle of Cubay rum produced at the Agustín Rodríguez Mena distillery in this municipality, is a centenary history that includes the best of rum making traditions in Central Cuba – the reason the brand has become one of Cuba’s best-selling spirits around the world.

News »

Recovery efforts advance in provinces hit by heavy rain and flooding

Diaz Canel lluvia REUNION

President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, spoke via teleconference with Party and government authorities from the western and central provinces, to review recovery efforts in territories affected by recent heavy rainfall.

News »

Cuba looking to change its energy profile

energía holistica

Political will is not enough, nor is clarity about what must be done, evidenced in the regulatory framework created to facilitate Cuba’s transition to an energy profile based on greater use of renewable resources. It is imperative that the consciousness of authorities and the people be raised, so that this change is understood as a critical element in our strategy for sustainable development.

News »

EUROCLIMA + Cuba, a Project to Climate Change

EUROCLIMA

The EUROCLIMA + Cuba program was launched today in this central-eastern region, with a project that aims at reducing disaster risks (RDR) due to climate change. In the case of this island, the chronogram has as main organizer the United Nations Development Program – Cuba, focused on the effects of Climate Change

News »

Foreign-Funded NGOs in Ecuador: Trojan Horse for Intervention?

ecuador_

Ecuador has come under fire for scrutinizing non-profits like Accion Ecologica, many of whom get millions from Europe and North America.
Ecuador, the tiny South American nation sandwiched between Colombia and Peru, rarely makes waves in the English-speaking world’s corporate mediascape. Last year, news traveled far on at least two occasions.