Category Archives: Latin America

Cuban Local Beekeepers Obtain High Volumes of Honey

Beekeepers in coastal areas of the province of Ciego de Avila contributed more than US$100,000 to the Cuban economy in the period from June to the present with the collection of 50 tons of honey. Read more

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Chilean Propolis Decreases Fat Build Up on Liver

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) covers a wide spectrum of injuries ranging from simple steatosis to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Its main risk factors are disorders associated with metabolic syndrome (MS). Read more

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Island initiative to rear queen bees could help global bee population concerns

A Queen Bee rearing project in Bermuda could help efforts to reverse the decimation of bee populations around the world. Read more

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Honey can earn sweet returns for Guyana beekeeper

A local beekeeper who is currently spearheading a project aimed at popularising the pursuit of apiculture as an economic venture among Region Seven communities is calling for a national convention of beekeepers from across the country to chart a course … Continue reading

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British Virgin Islands promotes beekeeping

The British Virgin Islands is launching a beekeeping program to stimulate the economy and attract entrepreneurs. Read more

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Cuba Excels in the Therapeutic Use of Honey Derivatives

The vice-president of the commission of apitherapy from APIMUNDIA, Roch Domerego, a participant in the 2nd Cuban Congress on Beekeeping, told ACN that Cuban professionals have been working in this field of health for several years now, with very good … Continue reading

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Young People Urged to go into Beekeeping

Young people in St. Elizabeth are being urged to get into beekeeping, to satisfy the huge local and international demand for honey and other bee by-products. Read More

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Cuba Plans Production of Bee Propolis Pills

Cuba is planning to produce bee propolis for oral and vaginal use, reported Radio Rebelde on Thursday. Read More

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End of European Embargo Gives Brazil Honey Exports a Boost

Honey exports from Brazil have bounced back from the falling figures observed in July and August this year. The result for the month of September reached US$ 4.9 million. The volume is four times greater than that seen in the … Continue reading

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Argentine beekeepers no longer in clover

Beekeepers had it easy when cattle roamed freely across the flower-filled meadows of Argentina’s Pampas plains. But a boom in soy farming has changed all that. Read More

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