Artemisa, Cuba - The Tobacco Research Institute, located in San Antonio de los Baños, received the National Recognition award for the results achieved in the 2018 Socialist Emulation.
The productive, economic and scientific research achievements determined the granting of the National Recognition by the National Union of Forestry and Tobacco Farmers.
Yarelis Centeno, Deputy Director at the Institute, said: ''In 2018 the center achieved comprehensive results in scientific-technological production, complying with the Socialist Emulation indicators.''
"We reaffirm our commitment for 2019 by redoubling the efforts, in order to increase efficiency and scientific production", the director added.
The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) issued a statement on Tuesday rejecting recent remarks by Peruvian-Spanish writer Mario Vargas Llosa, in which he blamed social outbreaks in the continent on Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua and promoted an internal uprising in Cuba.Read More
One of the actions, in correspondence with this objective, is aimed at exchanging ideas on the current perspectives of contemporary Cuban animation, which takes place at the International Film and Television School (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, from 9 to December 13th.Read More
Havana - Cuban intellectual Abel Prieto was appointed president of Casa de las Américas, the center's website La Ventana reported today.
Prieto, former minister of Culture and currently serving as director of the Marti Program Office and president of the José Martí Cultural Society, was nominated for the post by Alpidio Alonso, current Culture Minister.Read More