The project consists of creating the Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct 30th (PL) Christine St-Pierre, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie of Quebec, highlighted today the possibilities of increasing relations with Cuba in the economic, tourism and cultural fields.
HAVANA, Oct. 30 (HT) Good news today for Cubans with the ability to pay to connect to the Internet from the public Wi-Fi points around the country, Etecsa,has dropped the price from 1.50 to 1.00 CUC (similar in USD) for an hour’s online time.
The company announced they will also be offering ½ hour cards for 0.50 and 5 hour cards for 5.00 CUC.
While in most of the developed and impoverished countries Wi-Fi in public parks and gathering places is a free service, in Cuba, where the average professional makes under 25 USD a month, it has been a pay-for service since its onset, originally costing 2.00 CUC for an hour.
The immediate reaction to the price drop is positive among the Internet consuming population, many with family or friends abroad that help them pay for the Wi-Fi use. It is also a plus for those who conduct any type of online business, especially artists who offer their work.
HAVANA, Oct. 29 Cuba seeks to attract foreign investors with a newly expanded investment portfolio to be presented at the upcoming 35th Havana International Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 29 (AFP) Imbued in the world of biochemistry and molecular biology, Fabián Lombillo is also concerned about being fashionable at age 23, especially now that “the culture of good dress” is growing in Cuba, he says.
“In Cuba, this culture of good dress, or dress comfortably, Continue reading
HAVANA, oct. 28th Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez announced a series of measures Saturday that could ease travel to the island for Cuban Americans.
As of Jan. 1, those born in Cuba but living abroad will no longer need Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 28th Tropical Storm Philippe has developed near Havana and it is expected to contribute heavy rain in western Cuba this weekend .
Data from an Air Force Reserve Reconnaissance aircraft found that this system had formed into a tropical storm Saturday afternoon.
HAVANA, Oct. 28 (EFE) The behavior of 361 companies, units, budgeted centers and state commercial establishments of Cuba will be evaluated during the XII Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 27th (Acn) The number of self-employed workers has grown ten percent in Cuba, which shows its viability as a source of employment, production of goods Continue reading
At 5 p.m., what is potentially tropical cyclone 18 was about 415 miles from Havana, Cuba with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.
HAVANA, Oct. 27th National hurricane center issued Tropical storm warnings for Western Cuba and the northwestern Bahamas.
HAVANA, Oct 26th (HT) Carlos Acosta was the star of the Royal Ballet and the first black man to play the “Prince” at the famous British dance company.
He was the son of a truck driver and he used to live in a very poor neighborhood Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 26 (ACN) In the face of the coming tourist season in Cuba, Marina Hemingway promotes a wide portfolio of attractive nautical offerings, including dives, fishing and walks along the coastline of Havana.
HAVANA, Oct 26th (BUSINESS WIRE) In a country where internet is scarce and supplies are hard to come by, a group of entrepreneurs has defied all odds and become the first Cuban team to take their brand online. Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 25 Cuba has been holding trials to implement online commerce services for the first time in the country, an official source said on Wednesday.
HAVANA, Oct. 25th (HT) A well-known saying clarifies that Havana is “the capital of all Cubans.” This means that it is the capital for residents in the city, those in the country and even those abroad.
In the provinces, Havana is idealized. “The best things are there”, “the most Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Cuban officials investigating U.S. complaints of attacks on diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was “science fiction” and they accused Washington of “slander” while refusing to cooperate fully Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 25 At the head of a tube with “Havana”, Camila Cabello unveils her highly anticipated video shot in Cuba.
The young popstar, with a good sense of humor, Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 24th (HT) For those tourists planning to visit Cuba’s famed Cayo Coco’s resorts this fall/winter high season, there is some good news just out from Prensa Latina.
The Jardines del Rey international airport has resumed operations after repairs were made in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which passed through the northern coast of Cuba in early September,
Located on Cayo Coco, on the northern coast of the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila, Irma’s strong winds caused the terminal to lose part of its roof and destroyed metal and woodwork, among other damage.
The destruction at the airport from hurricane Irma. Photo: granma.cu
In the 2016-2017 high season the airport of Cayo Coco received up to 60 flights per week.
In the tourist resort area of Jardines del Rey the Piedraplén (road on the sea) Turiguanó-Cayo Coco, which joins the recreational center with land, was also damaged but was quickly restored.
Work continues on Cayo Coco to ready the hotels for the upcoming tourist season that will take place in Cuba from November to April 2018, noted Prensa Latina.
HAVANA, 24 oct. A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. John Katko to examine Cuba’s aviation security is a step closer to becoming law.
The House of Representatives passed the Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 22th (xinhua) The Cuban School of Wushu and Qigong celebrated its 22nd anniversary on Sunday in a popular square in Havana with a massive demonstration of Chinese martial arts.
From breathing exercises to Qigong Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct. 22 The European Union Commission for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid has allocated an amount of 700,000 euros to the United Nations Development Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct 21 (ACN) Havana the most anticipated port for Peace Boat travelers, said today in this capital Yosuke Tanaka, representative of the Japanese project that promotes sustainable development and respect for the Continue reading
HAVANA,Oct. 21 With a growing number of visitors, the city of Cienfuegos located about 250 km southeast of Havana has become a new pearl of tourism in Cuba.
The only city in Latin America originally built by the French sits on the edge of a wide harbor frequented by cruise ships and yachts Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Cuba unveiled a replica of a New York statue of independence hero Jose Marti on Friday, putting a gift from the hometown of U.S. President Donald Trump on public display at a time of heightened Continue reading
HAVANA, Oct 20th (PL) About 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries will participate in the 35th International Fair of Havana FIHAV 2017, to take place in this capital from Continue reading