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The latest on video game development in Cuba

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The development of video games in Cuba represents a fundamental area in the country’s computerization policy, an essential issue in today’s society, with entertainment and educational uses. The majority of Cuban-produced video games are created for environmental, educational, therapeutic, mental agility, and knowledge purposes, aimed at a range of users, although the focus is on younger generations.

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Partial analogue television blackout in Cuba will begin in July

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The gradual transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting will begin in the Isla de la Juventud special municipality and five municipalities of Sancti Spíritus: La Sierpe, Jatibonico, Taguasco, Cabaiguán and the provincial capital. According to the schedule for the gradual transition from analogue to digital television (DTV) broadcasting in Cuba, the so-called “partial blackout” will begin it in July 2018.

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Foreign Researchers to Participate in Technology Convention in Cuba

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Some 1,500 researchers and specialists from all regions in the world will participate in the International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, which will open here on March 5th, said organizers today. Maria Luisa Zamora, member of the organizing committee, told the Prensa Latina news agency that, with the motto ‘Innovation for sustainable development’.

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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.

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A step forward in Cuban technology

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As part of the process of digitalization of Cuban society, an unprecedented project has emerged: the assembly of latest-generation laptops and tablets in Havana. Leading the initiative is Fernándo Fernández, who spoke with Granma International.

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Cuba inaugurates first computer factory

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On December 23, Cuba inaugurated its first factory to produce tablets and laptops in a bid to promote technology and digital literacy on the island.

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Technology for the conservation of marine protected areas

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Yadira Torres Olarriaga, conservation specialist at the National Flora and Fauna Enterprise, speaking to the Cuban News Agency (ACN), explained that the first oceanographic buoy, intended to collect data of great scientific interest, has been installed at the Jardines de la Reina National Park, in the province of Ciego de Ávila.

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Scientific research crucial to development

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The need to make scientific research an essential part of the country’s productive forces, contributing tangible results to socio-economic development, was emphasized by First Vice President Miguel Díaz–Canel Bermúdez, during discussion of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment’s (Citma) annual report for 2015.

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Modern seismic station installed in Santiago de Cuba

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The first of five modern seismic stations, located in the municipality of Guamá, Santiago de Cuba province, is now ready to be connected to the national network, Enrique Arango, deputy director of the National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), reported. He explained that the modern installation, powered by renewable energy sources, will transmit information regarding tremors in real time, thus contributing to early warning of the occurrence of these unpredictable natural phenomena.

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Ensuring sustainable economic and social progress

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez presided over the opening ceremony of the 10th International Convention on the Environment and Development, being held in Havana’s Convention Center until July 10. While opulence and poverty coexist, while a minority holds the resources that hundreds of millions of people lack, there will be no genuinely viable options for progress, said Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya, Cuban minister of Science, Technology and Environment.