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Seven-day People-to-People Tours Feature Exclusive Meetings with Artists, Access to Live Performances and More NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a new dawn in
Plays Sold Out First Show In Havana And To Headline Cuba Rocks for Peace Concert This Saturday NEW YORK, Feb.
PARIS, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ABIVAX, a clinical stage biotech company developing and commercialising anti-viral compounds and human vaccines, today announced
A new, more aggressive strain of HIV has been discovered in Cuba, and researchers warn that it progresses into AIDS so quickly that antiretroviral treatments may prove ineffective.
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Musical Collective Hits Havana For A Week Visiting The Country As Guests Of The Cuban Ministry Of Culture, Institute Of Music & Cuban Rock Agency NEW YORK, Feb.
Between February 10-13, HablaCuba.com hosts a special pre-Valentine’s promotion, which offers double bonus for all international top ups to Cubacel mobiles. Atlanta,
HablaCuba.com launches a Facebook contest about love, and offers 22 prizes of $22 each. Prizes at stake are ready for all fans who enter the competition.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 1961, the U.S. Government has significantly eased travel restrictions to Cuba.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb.
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) 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...
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...
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...
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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