Agriculture near the population

Artemisa, Cuba - The Urban, Suburban and Family Agriculture Movement in Ariguanabo contributes to the production of food for the population through different subprograms.

According to Yaima Hernández, director of the UEB Granja Urbana Base Business Unit, 150 plots and 2,100 family patios operate in Ariguanabo today, the owners of these areas are individual producers who sell their products through points of sale, guaranteeing local supply, as part of what is offered in the municipality's points of sale is selected.

Today we are working together with the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution to rescue these areas. The Ariguanabo has the potential to plant 4,000 patios, although more than 2,000 already have a stable production rate, especially those for vegetables and fruit.

The Patio Los Hermanos Alemán stand out with the planting of vegetables, medicinal plants, viands and fresh condiments. Also the Ramón Fonticoba patio, dedicated to fruit and vegetables.

The Kikirikí Ministry is producing 40 kilograms of banana paste daily to mix with wheat flour in order to save this product. It also distributes this product to bakeries in Bauta and Caimito, which are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The complex Simple Verses of José Martí

Havana - José Martí spent the hot month of August, 1890 far from New York City, in wooded mountains sparsely inhabited at the time, north of the homonymous state.

Thus, he followed the advice of doctors and friends, and while he savored that intimacy with nature, he took advantage of that moment away from his many daily chores to write verses. There, in the Catskill Mountains, he conceived the second and last book of poems that he would publish months later: Simple Verses.

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