Monthly Archives: September 2017

Cuba’s largest natural lake completely filled

Cuba's largest natural lake completely filledHAVANA Sep 24 (PL) The Laguna de la Leche, the largest natural lake in Cuba, reaches its maximum capacity today by accumulating 130 million cubic meters of water, due to the rainfall left by Hurricane Irma.

Although rainfall after the passage of the hurricane Irma was not abundant in Ciego Continue reading

U.S.-Cuba commission meets for first time during Trump administration

U.S.-Cuba commission meets for first time during Trump administration

Cuba diplomat Josefina Vidal is shown speaking to reporters in Havana. She lead the Cuban delegation at the sixth meeting of the U.S.-Cuba Bilateral Commission in Washington. John Creamer, deputy assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, headed the U.S. delegation. Desmond Boylan AP

HAVANA, sept. 20th (Miamiherald) The United States and Cuba held their sixth Bilateral Commission meeting — the first since President Donald Trump has been in office — and it wasn’t exactly cordial.

In a statement following Tuesday’s Continue reading

Humble bicycle back in vogue in Cuba

Humble bicycle back in vogue in CubaHAVANA, 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 Continue reading