The Base Business Unit (UEB) Apiarian Matanzas, leader in obtaining honey in the country, is about to implement a new record of 1,800 tons (t) per year. This entity, which lost half of its hives due to the subtropical storm Alberto in 2018, produced so far this year about 1,300 t of the sweet substance, which represents the broad overcoming of an 842 t plan.
According to the director of the UEB, Lorenzo Jesús Falcón Sotolongo, the group excels in the production of propolis and wax, also in the breeding of queen bees, indicators in which it also exhibits the honorable fulfillment of the planned.
“This year the climate has favored us and that, without discussion, is one of the main factors that enabled these results, as well as the capacity of our beekeepers -118 primary producers and more than 600 beneficiaries in the agricultural sector- the true protagonists ”, Commented Falcón Sotolongo.
The company also intends to settle a debt with the Matanzas population by opening the Honey House, a project that is managed.
This was confirmed by the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in Matanzas, Liván Izquierdo Alonso, during a tour of the Matanzas territory that included the visit to revived social interest works, including the stomatology clinic of the municipality of Limonar.
In the property, belonging to the Nelson Fernández polyclinic, an investment of 25 thousand pesos was executed for construction repair.Improvements such as roof waterproofing, changing the carpentry and part of the furniture, the sterilization area was enlarged and lighting was reinstalled in that health center.
The first secretary of the Party in Matanzas, Liván Izquierdo, and the director of the Business Unit (UEB) of Flora and Fauna Base of the province, Rosa Amelia Santana – in the center – cut the inaugural ribbon.
There was good news for Matanzas, the recovery of El Coral beach, near the town of Carbonera. As explained by the director of the UEB Flora and Fauna of the province, Rosa Amelia Santana, it was necessary the dumping of sand, the extraction of stones and the recovery of the buildings that offered gastronomic services.
In just over a month, El Coral recovered the conditions for bathing and ambitious projects such as the installation of a diving point are already being studied.
On the day, full of pleasant events, the keys of his new home were given to the Pan American Boxing Champion in the 64 kilogram division Andy Cruz, native of the town of Alacranes.
The first secretary of the Party in Matanzas, Liván Izquierdo Alonso (left) and boxer Andy Cruz discussed his preparation for the World Boxing Championship, the Girón Beach National Tournament and the Tokyo Olympics.
In the evening, the restaurant Cuevas de Bellamar, in Matanzas city, opened its doors again to prominent workers from various organizations after a rehabilitation process.
The Sancof and A3 construction cooperatives, as well as Decorarte, specialized in the design of spaces and digital printing, returned their beauty and functionality to the emblematic building of the culinary in Matanzas.
The administrator of the center, María Sánchez García, also thanked the Electric, Aqueduct and Sewer and Gastronomy companies of the mainland for their contribution to the completion of the work, in just over three months, and without neglecting the quality.
The placement of cobblestones, the rescue of green areas, the renovation of bathrooms and kitchen, the change of wood and guano, essential materials of the building that evokes a kind of country house of the Cuban fields, constituted some of the actions.
The Bellamar Caves restaurant will resume its services to the public this Saturday at its usual times.
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