Maduro Arrives in Cuba to Deliver a Donation

HAVANA, Sept. 22th (HT) – Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro arrived in Cuba at midnight Thursday to personally hand over a donation towards rebuilding the damages caused by Hurricane Irma, dpa reported.

Humble bicycle back in vogue in Cuba

HAVANA, sept. 20th (AFP) The humble bicycle is gradually shedding its grim association with Cuba’s economic crisis that followed the fall of the Soviet Union, and making a comeback buoyed by demand from tourists and Cubans

Cuba and Risen Energy construct a 3.9 MW solar PV station

HAVANA, Sept. 19th (prnewswire) Recently, Risen Energy announced that they won the bidding for assisting Cuba in the construction of a 3.9 MW solar PV project. The company will provide a set of high-quality elements, including 260W

Tillerson warns US weighs close embassy in Havana

HAVANA, Sept. 17 (AP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington is considering closing its embassy in Havana after a series of unexplained incidents that have damaged the health of US diplomats.

Rufus Wainwright and Carlos Varela perform in Havana

HAVANA, 16 sep.  American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, considered one of the greatest artists of his generation, will offer for the first time a public concert in Cuba at Havana’s Gran Teatro Alicia Alonso on Sunday, 24

Long road to recovery for Irma-ravaged Cuba

HAVANA, Sept. 14th (AFP) – Hit harder than expected by Hurricane Irma, Cuba faces months of difficult recovery and will need international aid to get back on its feet, UN agencies and experts say. Irma was the most powerful

After Irma darkness falls over Havana

HAVANA, sept.13th (HT By Lynn Cruz ) Three days after hurricane Irma swept through the city, comments on the street about the high number of fatalities reveal that everything has been the result of carelessness. So, the human lives lost during hurricanes before 1959 were also

Damage Report on Varadero Hotels

HAVANA, sept. 13th (HT) A travel agent put together an exhaustive report today on the situation of the hotel facilities on the Varadero peninsula. Here we publish our translation of his unofficial report that appeared in Spanish on Trip

Cuba airlifts dolphins to safety from hurricane Irma

HAVANA, sept. 12th Teams of rescue workers in Cuba airlifted a group of dolphins to safety from Hurricane Irma, hours before winds of up to 160 mph struck the area. The mammals were housed in an aquarium on the island of

Hurricane Irma kills 10 in Cuba, Castro calls for unity

HAVANA,sept. 12th  (Reuters) – President Raul Castro called on Cubans on Monday to unite in swiftly rebuilding the Caribbean nation in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which killed at least 10 people during a devastating three-day

EMERGENCY MESSAGE from the U.S. Embassy in Havana

HAVANA, Sept. 11th The area around the U.S. Embassy in Havana suffered flood damage. Do not attempt to come to the Embassy seeking assistance at this time. U.S. citizens in Cuba in need of assistance should contact the Embassy by

HAVANA after IRMA in Photos

HAVANA, Sept. 11th Havana residents woke up Monday to a city still without power and some neighborhoods still under water. Even though Havana was far from where Irma first hit, the city suffered severe flooding and widespread wind damage. “The water rushed in and knocked down our door,

IRMA

HAVANA,Sept.11th. DEAR READER, Finally our internet came back after IRMA’S visite. Thank you for your understanding. Kindest Regards HAVANA Live

Record-breaking Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean

HAVANA, Sept. 5th (AP)  Armed with the most powerful winds ever recorded for a storm in the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Irma bore down Tuesday on the Leeward Islands of the northeast Caribbean on a forecast path that could

Irma’s westward trek continues

HAVANA, Sept 4th ( WSLS 10) Hurricane Irma continues to strengthen as it moves closer to the Leeward Islands. The million dollar-question is where is Irma headed. There are several scenarios for how Irma’s future will play out, but one thing is known now. She is and will be a monster as she