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Cultivation of medicinal plants in Pinar del Río

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With the experience of more than two decades of sustained work, and good prospects for increasing areas under cultivation, Pinar del Río continues to expand its production of medicinal plants.

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The time of renewable energy has arrived

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Near the city of Pinar del Río, in Cuba’s westernmost province of the same name, on one side of the highway which runs through the area known as Troncoso, a recent construction breaks the monotony of the desolate landscape, once home to fields of fruit trees.

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More efficient rice production

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With the installation of a modern drying plant, capable of processing 37 tons of rice per day, the province of Pinar del Río has put an end to the need to transport grain harvested across four western municipalities a distance of over 150 kilometers, to the Los Palacios Agro-industrial Grain Enterprise (EAIG), at the other extreme of the province.

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The Gold is Mine (+Photos)

Welcome Baseball Team

One had to be there to see it: A sea of people on the streets despite the heat, the strong sunlight and the long wait to welcome the baseball team. After a tour through several municipalities of the province the team of Alfonso Urquiola returned to Pinar del Rio where tens of thousands were awaiting to thank him for the dream come true of being champions again. One by one went up the stage: Lorenzo Quintana, David Castillo, Vladimir Baños, Norlis Concepción, Yosvani Torres, Yovani Peraza… all of them full of joy, waving the people and dancing with good reggeaton.