National news

Havana, Cuba__ The meeting of the Council of Minister was held this Tuesday, presided by General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz, where the policies for the improvement of the system of normalization, metrology, quality and accreditation, the computerization of society and fishing activity, as well as food safety were approved, Radio Habana Cuba published.

Havana__ The Higher Education in Cuba increases its offer of careers, so that for the 2017-2018 academic year, applicants will be able to access to 83,840 places, according to Prensa Latina.

Havana, Cuba__ Cuba is ready to hold the First Conference of Cooperation of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), to be held on March 8 in Havana, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Paris__ A delegation from the National Institute of Hydraulic Resource of Cuba has complied in France with a broad agenda aimed at exploring technologies that allow a better distribution and use of water, Abel Salas, the entity's first vice president, said.

Havana, Cuba__ For several days now, the first 100 100-volt LT 1060 electric bikes with 1,000-watt three-phase motor, assembled by the Industrial Company Angel Villarreal Bravo in Santa Clara, have been rolling in the streets of Cuba.

Santiago de Cuba__ The traditional homage to the National Hero Jose Marti, apostle of the pro-independence movement and organizer of the Necessary War, on the occasion of the 122nd anniversary of the resumption of the libertarian war, takes place in this city, Radio Habana Cuba reports.