is lagging in the investment boom that has tripled Cuba's hotel capacity since the late 1980s--boosting visitor arrivals from 326,000 in 1989 to 2.84 million last year.
Ramerman said she and the Spiritus
Christi community had spent two years thinking about and planning her ordination.
Most of the Corpus Christi staff, including Henninger, were fired or moved on to the new faith community, which later took the name Spiritus
They're located in the Isle of Youth (Sierra de Casas); Cienfuegos (Real Campinas); Villa Clara (Pelo Malo); Sancti Spiritus
(Cariblanca) and Granma (Jiguani).
Aerocaribbean Flight 883, en route from Santiago de Cuba to Havana, crashed and burst into flames in a mountainous area of Sancti Spiritus
province with 68 people on board, including 28 foreigners.
The Cuban Institute of Meteorology stated in a detailed account that rains were "extremely below normal," with the largest and hardest-hit zones in Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, Sancti Spiritus
, Guantanamo, Granma, Las Tunas and Santiago de Cuba provinces.
Scientists at Havana's Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Center have planted three hectares of the crop in Yaguajay, in Sancti Spiritus
privince, hoping to develop seeds to boost output for human and animal consumption once they get a green light in terms of health, said the newspaper.
Despite intensive work, communication is still cut off in parts of some provinces including Las Tunas, Sancti Spiritus
, Holguin, Camaguey and Pinar del Rio, besides the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth), where 84% of the phone network was damaged.
Three hotels in the south-coast city of Trinidad, in the province of Sancti Spiritus
, have reopened to local and foreign tourists.
From Pinar del Rio in the west to central Sancti Spiritus
province, to Guantanamo and Santiago de Cuba in the east, thousands of hectares were granted to the new farmers.
With 68.8 inhabitants per sq km (178.2 per sq mile), Sancti Spiritus
is less densely settled than the national average of 102.3 inhabitants per sq km.
He was the 2008 recipient of the Spiritus
Award for Outstanding Contributions to the study of Religion and Film.