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Cuba’s response

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and Jorge Núñez Jover, dean of the University of Havana’s Science, Technology and Society department, have published an article entitled Gestión gubernamental y ciencia cubana en el enfrentamiento a la Covid-19 (Government management and Cuban science in confronting COVID-19) in the Cuban Academy of Sciences’ journal Anales.

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Cuba uses wave energy to support recovery of coastal ecosystem

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A team of specialists from Cuba and Mexico has been able to show how a wave amplifier system can enhance a lagoon’s water exchange with the open sea, restore indicators of environmental health, and recover such coastal bodies of water in a short time, without exorbitant costs. Scientists involved believe that the Coastal Lagoons Water Renewal system, known as REALCO, installed for the first time in northern Ciego de Ávila, could benefit other aquatic ecosystems in Cuba and the Caribbean.

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Irregular weather in Cuba: A challenge

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The drought which has been affecting Cuba since 2014 has had an significant impact on the country’s water resources, agriculture and other economic activities. However, the start of the rainy season now begs the question whether this marks an end to the country’s dry spell.

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Global Village, Learning and Sharing on HIV / AIDS

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The Global Village, a place where diverse communities involved in the response to HIV can learn and share knowledge and leadership, will meet in parallel to the 19th International AIDS Conference, from July 22 to 27 (AIDS 2012). The organizers are inviting participants to the event to see how science is translated into community action and intervention, with emphasis on the theme of the forum, “Together we can change the course.”

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Cuba Suggests in Geneva Collaboration on Biosecurity

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Cuba suggested at disposal of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention its assistance and cooperation on biosecurity matter and the implementation of the regulations of that treaty. Addressing an experts’ meeting in this city, Cuban representative Juan Antonio Quintanilla stated that the island organizes courses and workshops every year on different questions related to that subject.

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Young Cubans Going to International Science Olympiads

Lázaro Ortiz Hechavarría, eleventh grade student, will represent our country in the International Mathematics Olympics

Four young Cubans will participate in the upcoming international science Olympics, in the fields of Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics and Chemistry. The knowledge competition will be held from July 14 until October 10, Juventud Rebelde newspaper reported.