“New Rule of Three” in Cuban Cooperatives

HAVANA, Jan. 20th (HT) At the most recent session of the National Assembly of People’s Power, Marino Murillo Jorge, Head of the Permanent Commission for the Implementation and Development of the Communist Party Policy Guidelines,

Filming of “El Mayor” will start in February

HAVANA, Jan 18th  (PL) Filmmakers have described their movie project “El Mayor” (The Mayor) that will start shooting in February, dedicated to patriot of the war of independence Ignacio Agramonte, as the romantic hero of Cuban history. The director of the film, Rigoberto Lopez, said

Has Cuba discovered a cancer vaccine?

HAVANA, 16. Jan. Cuban researchers have announced that CIMAVAX EGF, a Cuban vaccine against lung cancer has proven its effectiveness. Researchers at the Center for Molecular Immunology in Havana have developed the

11 THINGS I LEARNED WHILE CYCLING THROUGH CUBA

HAVANA, Jan. 16th If you think the best way to see Cuba is from the backseat of ’52 Chevy, you could be right. But an even better way to experience the Caribbean island is from the saddle of your trusty bike; wind in your (helmet-covered)

Cuba, U.S. hold meeting on cybersecurity

HAVANA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua)   Cuba and the United States Friday held a closed-door meeting in Washington to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation as part of limited government contacts since U.S. President Donald Trump set back bilateral relations last year.

Caribbean Airlines launches Havana flight

HAVANA, Jan 12th Regional carrier, Caribbean Airlines (CAL) started flying to Havana, Cuba on Friday. The announcement was made on Thursday by Finance Minister Colm Imbert during a post-Cabinet news conference . According to Imbert, the service would operate twice

Architectural Treasure in Havana’s Vedado Neighborhood

HAVANA, Jan. 12th There is a very special house in Havana’s Vedado neighborhood. According to what renowned historian and visual arts researcher Lillian Llanes says, it is the first mansion in Havana which we have bibliographical

US Softens Cuba Travel Advisory

HAVANA,Jan 10th The U.S. State Department has downgraded its travel advisory for Cuba, recommending Americans “reconsider travel” to the Caribbean island. The department had previously warned citizens not to

Cuba grants tax benefits for self-employed workers

HAVANA, Jan 9th (PL) In the current year, Cuban authorities offer tax benefits to workers outside the state production system, official sources reported today. A report by the Cuban News Agency (ACN) said today that self-employed

World’s Second Oldest Woman Is Cuban

HAVANA, Jan 8th (PL) Emilia de la Caridad Quesada ”Mima”, a resident in the Cuban province of Cienfuegos, about 233 kilometers east from this capital, qualifies today as the world”s second oldest woman.

Michelle Bachelet President of Chile Arrives in Cuba

HAVANA, Jan 7th (PL) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet arrived in Cuba today on an official visit. Bachelet and the delegation accompanying her will have an intense program here, according to the Cuban Ministry of Foreign

Cuba carried out 454 organ transplants in 2017

HAVANA, Jan. 2th  (EFE)  Cuba carried out 454 organ transplants in 2017, 19 more than the previous year, according to an official report from the health authorities of the island, in which more than one million surgeries were performed during the last twelve months.