Cuba struggling to keep professionals on board

HAVANA, August 16th (AP)  Cuban architects Yasser Jimenez, left, Oriesky Bencomo, center, and Jose Luis Valdes, right, pose at the site of one of their urban designs in Pinar del Rio. The three architects thought they’d work

Over 80 pct of Cuba’s sandy beaches affected by erosion

HAVANA, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) — About 82 percent of Cuba’s 500 sandy beaches have shown signs of erosion, warned an Environment Ministry expert on Monday. Odalys Goicochea, the department’s environment director, said the Caribbean

The other side of Havana Bay

HAVANA, August 15th  (Cubanartnews) Across the harbor from the Old Havana district, there is a small seafaring settlement that shares a hill with a fortress that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known as Casablanca, this settlement is

US and Cuban Researchers to Meet in Havana

HAVANA, August 14th (The scientist) In June, President Donald Trump announced that he was reversing course on former President Barack Obama’s decision to mend relations with Cuba. “The previous administration’s easing of restrictions of

Cuba,China explore ways to expand silk production

HAVANA, Aug. 12th  (Xinhua) — Leaders from China and Cuba’s silk industry gathered here on Friday to discuss ways to expand silk production in the Caribbean country and explore a new area of bilateral growth.

Los cubanos ya pueden viajar a Catar sin visa

LA HABANA, 10 Augusto A partir de este 9 de agosto los cubanos que deseen viajar a Catar no requerirán visado, según un comunicado publicado en el sitio web Visit Qatar. Ese país eliminó la visa como requisito para un grupo de 80 países en el que la nación caribeña está incluido por lo que […]

Sculptures of Ernest Hemingway in Cuba Attract Tourists

HAVANA, Aug 8th  (PL) Two sculptures of the U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway have a particular impact on tourists who visit Cuba from all over the world. The first one is a bust is in the coastal town of Cojimar, east of the capital, after

Large Exhibition of Cuban Art to be Opened in Havana

HAVANA, Aug 3 (PL) An exhibition of almost 100 Cuban paintings will be opened by the National Council of Plastic Arts (CNAP) on August 4th at the Gran Teatro Alicia Alonso, said organizers here today. The exhibition titled ‘Se hace camino al andar’ gathers some of the best Cuban contemporary art owned by CNAP from […]

James Bond for the first time in Cuba

HAVANA, Aug 3 (PL) The Cuban Cinematheque is opening in Havana a cycle of films about James Bond, Agent 007, an icon of British cinema whose existence on the big screen exceeds 50 years. The film about the popular character