Monthly Archives: April 2017

UK company deliver first major renewables project in Cuba

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The Biopower plant will burn sugarcane waste January to May, and marabu chips June to December. Photo supplied by Biopower.

HAVANA, April 27th A UK company led by two Scots will today deliver Cuba’s first major renewables project in a bid to cut the country’s heavy reliance on oil imports from Venezuela.

A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled at Continue reading

Trade,Foreign Investment,CubaHAVANA, April 26th The webinar will be held May 10th Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. U.S. CST  with focus on Cuban business law, the legal framework for foreign investment and the specific aspects thereof, including the different modalities Continue reading

Cuba’s Bay of Pigs invaded by Crabs

 Bay of Pigs,crab invasion,HAVANA, April 25th (Reuters) Cuba’s Bay of Pigs has been invaded again, this time not by U.S.-backed anti-Castro forces, but by millions of red, yellow and black land crabs.

Each year, after the first spring rains, the crabs march for Continue reading

International Jazz Day to Begin in Cuba

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Cuba was elected as the host country for this celebration, which has been annually organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Continue reading

Giorgio Gucci inaugurates its exclusive store in the Hotel Manzana Kempinski

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The Italian businessman Giorgio Gucci (2d), representative of the third generation of the Gucci dynasty, poses with the Cuban athlete Ana Fidelia Quirot (2i) and the regimentalists Yomil (d) and El Dany (i), in one of the new Luxury stores opened at Manzana Kempinski hotel in Havana EFE

HAVANA, April 22  Italian entrepreneur Giorgio Gucci opened his boutique “Giorgio G. VIP” at the Manzana Kempinski Hotel in Havana this Saturday.

The luxury industry takes positions at a fast pace in Cuba with the official Continue reading