HAVANA,Jan 31th American Airlines celebrated the grand opening of its Havana ticket office on Tuesday.
American began flying regularly scheduled commercial flights from Miami to five Cuban cities in late summer and added Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 31th “Throughout 58 years of Revolution, the education sector has worked and continues to work intensely to respond to the needs that exist at all times,” stated Education Minister Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, on inaugurating the 25th edition of the International Pedagogy Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan 31th U.S. airlines began lobbying Washington on Cuba last year as they fought to win commercial flight routes to the island nation for the first time in 50 years.
But travel advocates expect to see an even bigger lobbying Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan 31th Two ports in Florida, the port of Palm Beach and Port Everglades, caved to political pressure after Florida’s Governor Rick Scott, threatened to cut off state funds if the ports proceeded with cooperation agreements Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan 30th The 107-foot mega yacht has four cabins with private bathrooms, a jacuzzi, two jet skis, two auxiliary boats and a crew of four, including a chef. Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 30th Following Gov. Rick Scott’s threat to cut state money for any port that signs an agreement with Cuba, a top Cuban port official meeting at the Port of Palm Beach Friday invited the governor to visit Cuba. Continue reading
LA HABANA, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina)The famous Cuban Baillarina Marta García died today in a hospital at 68 years old from lung cancer, according to sources close to the artsist.
García was borned Feb 7 1949 in Guanabacoa Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 28, Cuban President Raul Castro on Friday night led the traditional “March of Torches” to mark the 164th anniversary of the birth of the Caribbean island’s national hero Jose Marti, and meanwhile to pay tribute to Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 28th One of the best places for good vegan food is at the casas particulares (private guesthouses) where you stay. Let your hosts know that you don’t eat meat or dairy products, and they’ll likely be able to prepare Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 28th The free home-connectivity trial in Old Havana will end this week. Two thousand homes were eligible for the trial and I was told, off the record, that 700 Continue reading
HAVANA,Jan 27th A private business in Cuba is flourishing despite a lack in materials.
The small packaging and printing company employees 35 workers, who press logos on bags, shirts or whatever else.
Valladares started the business out of his home with a handful of people. Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 27th Fira de Barcelona and the Palco Business Group are holding the First PACGRAF Cuba Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 27th Term-limited Florida Gov. Rick Scott has found a new hobby horse: Cuba.
First, there was the post-presidential election, post-Fidel death letter to Raúl Castro in December asking the Cuban leader to “allow a new era of Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan 26th (ACN) The outcome and projections for the Natural and Traditional Medicine Program of the Health Ministry for 2017 Continue reading
Regional leaders attend a speech of Cuban President Raul Castro during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit in Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
HAVANA, Jan. 25th (Reuters) Cuban President Raul Castro on Wednesday said Cuba hoped to continue to normalize relations with the United States, but made clear the Trump Continue reading
HAVANA , Jan 25 (PL) A tasting that favored greater knowledge about coffee, a thousand-year-old beverage, was held at the Dranguet House by the French expert Jean Christophe Galland, as part of the ongoing Continue reading
HAVANA,, Jan. 25th (www.laht.com) The Cuban photographer who won the King of Spain International Journalism Award for Photography with a shot of Air Force Continue reading
The 17th-century El Cobre Cathedral, Cuba’s most revered Catholic shrine, is perched on a hill overlooking Santiago de Cuba, a new port of call for many cruise lines.
HAVANA, Jan. 24th The race is on for voyages to Cuba — home to a rich heritage, colorful 1950s classic automobiles, iconic music, pulsating nightlife and people-to-people opportunities.
It’s also a new Caribbean experience close to Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 24th Havana was flooded on Monday as tall waves crashed over the Cuban capital’s breakwaters on the northeastern coastline.
Strong winds lasting for over 20 hours and reaching speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 23th (Bloomberg) We’ve just tied our skiff to the mooring line at Farallón, a dive site 50 miles off the southern coast of Cuba, when Ramón, our wiry boat captain, points behind me. “Shark,” he says, smirking Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 23th Their national pride came from various factors such as social achievements, citizen’s security, national independence, traditions, culture, religion and language.
An official investigation released Sunday found Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 23th (AFP) – A delegation of port and maritime officials from Cuba has arrived in the United States for talks on “business opportunities and foreign investment,” the Granma official newspaper said on Sunday. Continue reading
The S.S. New Grand Haven hauled cargo from the port to Cuba and back in the 1950s
HAVANA, Jan. 22th In the late 1950s the Port of Palm Beach conducted more trade with Cuba than any other port in the world. Starting in 1946, the West India Fruit and Steamship Co. transported everything from cars to fertilizer, household Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 22th (BBC) In Cuba’s capital, armies of stray cats and dogs prowl the streets. The state does little to look after them, so responsibility lies with the public – as Will Grant found when he befriended a ginger tomcat.
My younger sister sometimes reminds me of the apparent indifference Continue reading
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HAVANA, Jan. 21th For more than two centuries, the Guanahacabibes Peninsula was a land of pirates.
Taking advantage of its solitude and its enviable geographical position – situated on the obligatory shipping route of the Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan 21 (PL) Cuba will have 59 photovoltaic solar parks in to generate electricity, so as to increase the share of renewable sources in the national energy matrix, the local press said today.
Out of the 59 works planned, 33 will Continue reading
HAVANA, Jan. 20th Sailing teams racing monohulls and multihulls are to compete in races from the Florida Keys to two Cuban cities during the 13-day Conch Republic Cup. The event, also known as Key West Cuba Race Week, starts Continue reading