National news

Havana_ The recovery of the housing fund damaged by the devastating impact of a tornado in several municipalities of this capital shows progress and continues as a priority, according to authorities cited today by the press.

Havana_ Marcos Rodríguez Costa, General Director of Political Planning of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, received the director of the Foreign Policy Planning Department of the Foreign Ministry of Russia, Oleg Stepanov, the Cuban News Agency publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ A shipment of a thousand mattresses and 5 thousand roofing sheets came to Havana from Bolivia on Tuesday, as a solidarity aid to help the victims of the tornado that hit several municipalities of the Cuban capital on January 27, Radio Reloj publishes.

Havana_ The Ministry of Higher Education of Cuba has already started a study modality for the young people of the Caribbean island, where now they can also choose the short cycle senior technician, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana_ With the visit to tobacco plantations scheduled for today, the delegates to the XXI Habano Festival will check the determining factors for its quality, such as climate, soil and the experience of producers, Prensa Latina reports.

Havana_ At the end of January, the water reservoirs of the country stored around 6 billion 400 thousand cubic meters of water, the Hydrological Bulletin of the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH) reported, according to the Cuban News Agency.