Yearly Archives: 2018

46 Anniversary of Parque Lenin in Havana

46 Anniversary of Parque Lenin inHavanaHAVANA, April 22th (PL) The emblematic Lenin Park of Havana city is today 46 years old with signs of renovation and its hallmark of green lung of the city TO where a lot of families and tourists go every weekend.

Lenin Park located 25 kilometers south Havana,with 765 hectares of green Continue reading

Nicholas Maduro arrives in Cuba to meet new president Miguel Diaz-Canel

Nicholas Maduro arrives in Cuba to meet new president Miguel Diaz-Canel

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, right, is received by Cuba’s Vice President Miguel Diaz Canel upon arrival to Jose Marti International airport in Havana, Cuba, late Thursday, March 17, 2016. (Ismael Francisco/Cubadebate via AP)

HAVANA, 21 apr. (EFE) The new president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, received today in the Palace of the Revolution of Havana his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, the first head of state who visits the island .

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Technological Scams: Be on the Alert

Technological Scams: Be on the AlertHAVANA, Apr. 20th (HT) by EL TOQUE  The police station in the city of Trinidad has received at least one complaint every day over the past week about scams via fraudulent phone calls which encourage customers from Cuba’s Continue reading

Hotel Gran Manzana Kempinski from Havana wins architecture prizeHAVANA, 15 apr. (PL) The Grand Hotel Kempinski in Cuba won the Versailles Continental Architecture Prize, in a ceremony held in this capital, where shops, restaurants and shops were also distinguished.

In the gala at the Hidalgo Continue reading

Raul Castro Skips the Summit of the Americas

Raul Castro Skips the Summit of the AmericasHAVANA, Apr.13th (HT) Cuban President Raul Castro decided not to attend the Summit of the Americas that begins today in Lima, Peru and instead the delegation representing the island is led by his Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, reported dpa news.

Presidents Trump and Continue reading

Havana’s Improvised Pimps

Havana’s Improvised PimpsHAVANA, Apr. 8th (HT) Any man who has ever visited Havana will be familiar with the common occurrence that is the offering of ‘chicas’ by many of the local men. As a young foreign man living here alone, no evening escapes the practice.

While it must be said that most Cubans are Continue reading

Only 10 diplomats left at US Embassy in Havana

Only 10 diplomats left at US Embassy in HavanaHAVANA, Apr. 7th (AP) Only 10 diplomats left at US Embassy in Havana as Cuba faces a generational shift in power with Cuban leader Raul Castro expected to retire from the presidency April 19 .

An embassy roster, which was updated March 22 on the State Department’s Continue reading