The celebration of this World Environment Day will receive us more alert than ever, given the reality imposed on us by Mother Nature that we must face with unity, solidarity, conscience and discipline.

The most important thing for Cuba at the moment continues to be the evolution of the areas of clouds and rains that accompany this subtropical storm and that are located far and east of the center of circulation, which will affect the western region of Cuba.

The Territorial Office of Normalization, Metrology and Quality Control (OTN) of Villa Clara, received this year several standard scales that will contribute to the assurance of the traceability of weighing instruments in order to help protect the consumer.

Cuba is among countries which provide the broadest access to healthcare, meaning a longer and better quality of life for its citizens, as well as more medical consultations and surgeries, and the application of new diagnostic methods and treatments through a nationwide healthcare system focused on constantly developing and improving knowledge.

The KaleydoBit group of app developers of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Sciences of the Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas presented an app dedicated to the events of April 9th in Sagua la Grande, as part of the activities prior to the 60th anniversary of the historic Strike of 1958.

For those interested in studying a university major, but have not decided for a specialty yet, as they do not know their true professional vocation, a team of specialists from the Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas have created a valuable tool to help in this important decision.

The use of the medication Heberprot-P with some 290,000 patients, in twenty countries, has demonstrated the possibility of ensuring the healing of open wounds, ischemic ulcers, and those caused by diabetic foot disease, increasing the formation of granulation tissue, and thus reducing the need for amputation.

According to the schedule for the gradual transition from analogue to digital television (DTV) broadcasting in Cuba, the so-called “partial blackout” will begin it in July 2018. The first stage will cover Isla de la Juventud special municipality and five municipalities of Sancti Spíritus: La Sierpe, Jatibonico, Taguasco, Cabaiguán and the provincial capital.

On April 18, 1970, Cuba's first computer, the CID 201, was presented. Five years earlier, a group of young engineers, physicists, and mathematicians at the University of Havana had taken on the challenge of designing and constructing the device, since any effort to acquire the needed components and parts abroad was frustrated by the U.S. government's blockade.