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Havana_ Programmers, software developers and other specialists in the world of information and communications technologies (ICT) encourage as of today the Convention and International Fair of that discipline, expected every two years for its products and services, Prensa Latina reports. 

Sancti Spíritus, Cuba_ A bean profit line began to operate in the new industry that was built last year in Iguará town, belonging to the municipality of Yaguajay, with which Sancti Spíritus enters a new stage in the production of grains, the digital site of Radio Reloj reports.

Havana_ 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, Granmja newspaper publishes. 

Havana_ Up to this last March, 99 thousand 806 natural persons had presented their Personal Income Tax Affidavit, which represents 49.4 percent of the total of those forced to do so. 

Havana_ More than 75 thousand places make up the entrance plan to Cuban universities in the next school year 2018, 2019, from which almost 32 thousand are destined for those who finish this year the pre university, Radio Habana Cuba publishes. 

Havana_ The International Health Convention Cuba 2008 will take place from April 23 to 27th at Havana’s Convention Center with the participation of experts from 83 nations, organizers said today.