Cuba’s Most Famous Restaurant Turns 68 Years

Havana, Apr 26th  (PL) Cuba’s most famous restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio is turning 68 years old open in Old Havana, an emblematic scenario for tourism that grows here every day. La Bodeguita del Medio bar-restaurant was

Central Cuba Recovers Tourist Attractions

HAVANA, Apr 26thy (PL) Old houses that show the sugar industrial tradition in central Cuba were remodeled and put at the service of tourism, local media reported. According to a report from the Cuban News Agency (ANC),

Cuba and Canadian Firm Sign Association Contract

HAVANA, Apr 25th (PL) The Cuban company GeoMinera S.A. and the Canadian firm Millbrook Minerals Inc. signed an agreement to carry out joint reconnaissance and research projects, local media reported today.

An Alternative Biennial Comes to Havana

HAVANA, April 25th  With the devastation of Hurricane Irma last September, the 13th Havana Biennial was postponed and later rescheduled to spring 2019—four years after the 12th edition was presented in 2015. For artists on the island, the Biennial and the events around it are an essential

46 Anniversary of Parque Lenin in Havana

HAVANA, April 22th (PL) The emblematic Lenin Park of Havana city is today 46 years old with signs of renovation and its hallmark of green lung of the city TO where a lot of families and tourists go every weekend. Lenin Park located 25 kilometers south Havana,with 765 hectares of green

Technological Scams: Be on the Alert

HAVANA, Apr. 20th (HT) by EL TOQUE  The police station in the city of Trinidad has received at least one complaint every day over the past week about scams via fraudulent phone calls which encourage customers from Cuba’s

Who is Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuba’s likely new president?

HAVANA, April 16th  — Thursday will mark the end of an era for Cuba. That’s the day Raúl Castro, 86, steps down as Cuba’s president, the first time in more than 40 years the country won’t be led by a Castro brother.

HAVANA, 15 apr. (PL) The Grand Hotel Kempinski in Cuba won the Versailles Continental Architecture Prize, in a ceremony held in this capital, where shops, restaurants and shops were also distinguished. In the gala at the Hidalgo

Raul Castro Skips the Summit of the Americas

HAVANA, Apr.13th (HT) Cuban President Raul Castro decided not to attend the Summit of the Americas that begins today in Lima, Peru and instead the delegation representing the island is led by his Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, reported dpa news. Presidents Trump and

Havana Hosts Int’l Dance Festival in Urban Landscapes

HAVANA, Apr 12th (PL) The 23rd edition of the event, also known as ‘Habana Vieja: ciudad en movimiento’ (Old Havana: City in Motion), proposes a series of exhibitions, concerts, audiovisual projections and dance performances

The female watchmaker of Ciego de Avila

HAVANA, apr. 12th (Alas Tensas)   It’s no easy task to fix something here in Cuba. You know you can’t throw anything out because you might need it tomorrow. As days pass by, the spare room or junk drawer fills up.