Monthly Archives: November 2017

Cruise line executives meet in Havana

Cruise line executives meet in HavanaHAVANA, Nov. 29th  – Several CEOs of major cruise lines traveled to Havana this week to talk to the Cuban government about business.

The companies – many of them based in the United States — continue to bring visitors to Continue reading

Cuba tourism way up through October

Cuba tourism way up through OctoberHAVANA, Nov. 28th Cuba welcomed its four millionth visitor for the year at the end of October, a 23% increase from a year earlier according to the Ministry of Tourism.

In 2016, Cuba didn’t hit the 4 million mark until December.

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Cuba plans to revive coffee industry

HAVANA, Nov. 27th The Cuban government intended to revive the once flourishing coffee industry in the country, offering attractive wages in the harvest season and renewing old plantations with low yields.

Currently, for every Continue reading

Russian cars returning to Cuba

Russian cars returning to CubaHAVANA, Nov. 27th (RT) After a 12-year hiatus, Russia’s biggest automaker AvtoVAZ is returning to Cuba with its latest models. The country is one of the priority export markets in Latin America for the company.
More than three hundred Lada Vesta and Lada Largus Cross cars will be Continue reading

The magic of the end of the month

HAVANA, Nov 25 (HL Magazine) By: Isely Ravelo Rojas Photo: Eduardo García
My mother is a Chemical Engineer and maybe part of the experiments she did in her student life are reused today but … to see if her salary lasts until the end of the month.

She has a garlic  in her wallet because Continue reading