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2015-05-22 12:21:20

MIAMI, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. and HavanaAir Charters, LLC, have signed today an agreement, to support HavanaAir's charter operations to Cuba.

2015-05-21 12:28:04

The top "dream" destination internationally is Australia, followed by Italy and Ireland; survey also reveals more than 93% of those polled will take a leisure trip in 2015. PLYMOUTH, Minn.,

2015-05-21 08:29:07

Celebration unveiled first look at UNTAMEABLE, a film featuring Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDÍ® rum, the world's best-selling

2015-05-19 23:00:51

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for the CONCACAF Group C soccer matches at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte featuring Mexico vs.

2015-05-19 08:31:14

In a bid to make history, Americans are running in the Havana Half and Full Marathon; entrants can register for a chance to win a spot on the Havana Marathon 4-Day Tour, November 13-16

2015-05-18 20:21:53

NEW YORK, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trailblazing blogger who has shed light on Cuba's tightly controlled society and an investigative reporter who exposed abuses against women

2015-05-15 23:03:09

Environment, Climate Change & Health explores climate-related health risks in Cuba and strategies to lessen its impacts Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2015

2015-05-14 12:25:59

Fast-Growing TV Network to Produce the Much-Anticipated Match, Live from Havana, When the Cosmos Play the Cuba National Team STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

lung cancer
2015-05-12 08:24:15

Cuba, the nation whose most highly regarded (and previously illegal in the US) export is its tobacco products, also has something else the rest of the world wants: a lung cancer vaccine.

2015-05-11 23:05:31

Pouletty holds 29 US patents; has met with multiple Cuban officials, and has been developing innovative drugs with the Cubans for several years.


Latest Cuba Reference Libraries

Cuban Macaw, Ara tricolor
2014-09-11 11:07:56

The Cuban Macaw or the Cuban Red Macaw (Ara tricolor) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to Cuba and the Isla de la Juventud, an island off of the coast of west Cuba. At around 18 to 20 inches long it was one of the smaller members of the Ara genus of macaws. It was the last species of macaw that was native to the Caribbean islands to go extinct. A number of skins are preserved in museums; however, no eggs have survived. A pair was kept in the royal menagerie at Schonbrunn...

Cuban pine, Pinus cubensis
2014-02-25 16:09:34

Cuban pine (Pinus cubensis) is the only native pine and is abundant on the island of Cuba especially in the eastern highlands of Sierra Nipe-Cristal and Sierra Maestra. The Cuban pine can also be found along the coastline in South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, and the Bahamas. This pine is also called the swamp pine. The Cuban pine can grow from 100 to 200 feet tall when grown in damp, sandy soil. The trunk is thicker at the bottom and sports a thick crown. The bark has scaly grooves that...

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

Zapata Rail, Cyanolimnas cerverai
2012-11-27 00:03:03

The Zapata Rail is the only member of the monotypic genus Cyanolimnus. It is overall a dark-colored rail bird. It has grayish-blue underparts, a red-based yellow bill, brown upperparts, white under tail coverts, and red eyes and legs. Their short wings make it almost unable to fly. It is endemic to the wetlands of the Zapata Peninsula in southern Cuba, where its only known nest was discovered in saw grass tussocks. There is not much known about its diet or its reproductive behavior, and its...

Cuban Black Hawk, Buteogallus gundlachii
2012-04-02 17:57:56

The Cuban Black Hawk, (Buteogallus gundlachii), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. This family includes eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is endemic to the island of Cuba, where it is only found along the coastal areas. The IUCN listed the Cuban Black Hawk as near threatened in 2008. The Cuban Black Hawk has traditionally been considered a subspecies of the Common Black Hawk, (B. anthracinus). Recent evidence, however, suggested it should be treated as a...

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