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Havana, the capital city of the island nation of Cuba is home to nearly 4 million people -- 20% of the entire population of Cuba.

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Scenes from Havana

Source:, Thu November 12, 2009
Havana, the capital city of the island nation of Cuba is home to nearly 4 million people -- 20% of the entire population of Cuba.

Reforestation Strategy to the Rescue of Cuban Soils Damaged by Mining Works

Source: Ahora, Fri October 16, 2009
The Pinares de Mayari Basic Unit intends to repair the environmental damage caused by opencast mining operations in one of Cuba’s easternmost provinces by cultivating plants in the affected areas.

Economic crises can have health benefits this article opens in a new window

Source: New Scientist, Sat April 19, 2008
Food and fuel shortages may have made life miserable in the short-term, but they led to long-term improvements in Cubans' health

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Both Cuba, Venezuela reap benefits from medical program

Source: Miami Herald, Sat January 13, 2007
Havana, Cuba - Roberto Andrade sat in a hospital waiting room beside rows of patients, each with a bandage on one eye, and explained why he considers himself a diplomat of sorts.

Castro the Conservationist? By Default or Design, Cuba Largely Pristine

Source: National Geographic, Tue August 08, 2006
Havana, Cuba - Will Cuban President Fidel Castro be remembered primarily as a man of the people, an authoritarian tyrant-or a conservationist?

Hemingway papers link Cuba and US

Source: BBC, Sat May 20, 2006
Havanna, Cuba - Cuba is sending the US copies of more than 20,000 papers relating to the Nobel Prize winning American writer Ernest Hemingway.

Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Plant Seeds of Hope in Secret Garden

Source: lndependent/UK, Tue May 02, 2006
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - With their bare hands and the most basic of tools, prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have fashioned a secret garden where they have grown plants from seeds recovered from their meals.

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