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Israeli scientist becomes first to speak at Cuban conference

Markel spoke about developments in forestation and large water project tools to adapt to the effects of climate change in Israel and the rest of the Middle East.

By EMMA MCAVOY
09/07/2019
Dr. Doron Markel [L] with KKL-JNF conference delegates and leaders of the Cuban Jewish community, Ju
For first time Israeli scientist presents at conference in Cuba

The conference was hosted by Cuba’s Environmental Agency and Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment jointly with other organizations.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
08/07/2019
Cuba
City of Havana restoring oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba

The cemetery has deteriorated over many years, as the Jewish community was unable to raise the $200,000 needed to refurbish the entire ground.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
26/06/2019
Cuban First Secretary of Communist Party Raul Castro Ruz gives a speech, on January 01, 2019.
'The North American government is on the path of confrontation with Cuba'

Ruling Communist Party leader Raul Castro blasted the Trump administration for returning to an outdated path of confrontation with the island nation and of intervening in Latin America.

By REUTERS
02/01/2019
GONZALO RUBALCABA
Honest to goodness music

Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba opens the Red Sea Jazz Festival later this month

15/08/2018
2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards Wonder Woman Hollywood Israeli Actress
Gal Gadot to produce film on Fidel Castro

Actress partnering with her husband and former Warner Bros. executive on movie.

24/05/2018
NO HANDICAP CERTIFICATE is required at Cuba’s only 18-holer
Searching for the 18th hole in Havana

There cannot be many golf courses that celebrate Mayan cosmogenesis.

By KEVIN PILLEY
21/04/2018
Is Cuba changing?
Cuba holds one-party vote as post-Castro era looms

"For many Cubans, elections have never represented change," said Rafael Padron, 37, a sports trainer in Havana. "But this is a key moment."

By REUTERS
11/03/2018
Castro meets North Korean minister amid hope Cuba can defuse tensions

North Korea and Cuba are the last countries in the world to maintain Soviet-style command economies, though under Raul Castro, Cuba has taken small steps toward more market-oriented communism.

By REUTERS
24/11/2017
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performs ‘Fuerza y Compas’ around the country
Precise abandon: Lizt Alfonso dance club performs ‘Fuerza y Compas’

“It’s always a hot night in Havana whenever Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performs."

By NERIA BARR
11/10/2017
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