Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cuba opens its first cable ski park in August

Cuba opens its first cable ski park in AugustHAVANA,July 28th (Granma)  With the promise of being a new attraction for national and international tourists, combining sports, leisure, and entertainment, the first Cuban cable ski park will be inaugurated on August 11.

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Evo Morales begins working visit in Cuba

 Evo Morales begins working visit in CubaHAVANA, Jul 20 (PL) Bolivian President, Evo Morales, has begun a short visit to Cuba today to later travel to Argentina, where he will attend the 50th Meeting of the Common Market Council of MERCOSUR.

Morales arrived in the Caribbean nation last night and was received by Continue reading

Cuba will continue developing the self-employment sector

Cuba will continue developing the self-employment sector

Los tradicionales carretilleros que acopian y venden los mangos procedentes de las lomas del Caney comienzan a comercializar los mangos en la ciudad de Santiago de Cuba. 8 de junio de 2017. ACN FOTO/Miguel RUBIERA JÚSTIZ/ogm

HAVANA,July 18th (ACN) Cuban President Raul Castro said on Friday in Havana that the country will continue developing the self-employment sector and experiment with non-agricultural and animal cooperatives.

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Values and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Highlighted in Cuba

Values and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Highlighted in Cuba

Participantes en la cuarta edición de la Carrera por Nelson Mandela, auspiciada por la Embajada de Sudáfrica en Cuba y el Instituto Nacional de Deportes, Educación Física y Recreación (INDER), en La Habana, en Cuba, el 15 de julio de 2017. ACN FOTO/Modesto GUTIÉRREZ CABO/sdl

HAVANA, July 16th (PL) Cuban sports delegates, executives and participants in the race for the International Day of South African leader Nelson Mandela highlighted today the importance of their legacy for the new generations in the Continue reading

How young Cubans are learning capitalism

How young Cubans are learning capitalismHAVANA, July 15th (DW)  Ironically, it’s a state institution, the University of Havana, that’s running   Cuba’s first startup incubator. It’s supported by the Humboldt University of Berlin.
Jan Ehlers wasn’t quite sure what he’d gotten himself Continue reading