HAVANA, July 19th Cuban cobalt in TESLA cars,Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla cars comes from Cuba, a country subject to U.S. sanctions, and that it had suspended relations with a Canadian supplier as a result of its concerns.
HAVANA, Jul 19th (PL) The Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility projects today the financing of 50,000 dollars for the opening of a Butterfly park, located in the Botanical Park of this city.
The plan included in the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is also part of Continue reading
HAVANA, July 18th José Fuster’s art-fueled vision transformed his community—and draws a global crowd to Fusterlandia
According to the international website Tripadvisor, visitors to Havana head first to La Habana Vieja, Continue reading
HAVANA, July 18th Roberto Navarrete looks relieved. “Finally, it starts again,” he says.
On Tuesday, July 10, the Cuban government announced that it would resume business licensing for traders, room rentals, bars and Continue reading
HAVANA, July 18thy Since the fall of the Soviet Union in the 1990s and thus the disappearance of their number one supplier of foodstuffs, Cuban farmers have adopted agro ecological methods in order to feed themselves and their countrymen in an environmentally and economically Continue reading
HAVANA, July 18th By Martha Sanchez (PL) About to celebrate its 70th anniversary, one of the most prestigious companies in the world, the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), has been declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation.
HAVANA,July 18th – U.S. tourism in Cuba bounced back in June from a months-long slump, bolstered by increased visits from cruise ships that have emerged as the most vibrant Continue reading
HAVANA, Jul 17th (PL) Japan’s Peace Boat arrives today in Cuba, where its crew and passengers will convey messages about global solidarity and promote a world free of nuclear weapons.
The Peace Boat, belonging to the homonymous non-governmental organization, departed from the port of Continue reading
HAVANA, July 17th (Reuters) Journalists at state-run news outlets were among the first this year to get mobile internet, provided by Cuba’s telecoms monopoly, as part of a wider campaign for greater internet access that new President Miguel Diaz-Canel has said should boost the economy and Continue reading
HAVANA, July 16th. EFE) Mexican airline Global Air, owner of the plane crashed May 18 in Havana, said today that the accident was due to a “human failure” of the pilots, who took off with “an angle of very sharp rise “, and described Continue reading
HAVANA, July 16th Solo travel was once seen as brave and risky for female travellers, but a shift in attitude has meant that it is now viewed an adventurous, exciting experience Continue reading
HAVANA, Jul 15th (PL) Among the plans for investments in Cuban tourism, Havana holds a relevant place, due to its condition as the country’s capital and the celebration of its 500th anniversary in 2019.
Therefore, the general director for Continue reading
HAVANA, July 14th (Reuters) Cuba will officially recognise private property, something it has long rejected as a vestige of capitalism, under a new constitution that also creates the Continue reading
HAVANA, July 13 Aircraft of Cuban company Aéreogaviota will resuming flights from Havana, July 18, to Manzanillo, the coastal city, located in the east of the island.
Jorge Luis Cansino Roget, director of the Sierra Maestra international Continue reading
HAVANA,Jul 13 (PL) Promises of Cuban music are included in the poster that announces today the Josone Varadero Jazz & Son Festival, the second day of the event that will run until July 15 at the well-known Cuban beach resort.
HAVANA, July 12 Owning a house that opens its doors to the huge Havana sofa that is the Malecón has become a treasure ever since Raúl Castro’s reforms revived the real estate market in Cuba.
HAVANA, Jul 12 (PL) Cuba’s investments in tourism are growing at present with a view to boosting the development of the travel industry, according to official reports.
The general director for development at the Cuban Continue reading
HAVANA, July 11th The Cuba Tourist Board reports that a progressive rollout of nationwide WiFi coverage is now underway on the island.
Speaking at FIT Cuba, a major international tourism fair held in the Villa Clara Keys in May, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz said that WiFi Continue reading
HAVANA, July 11th The gradual implementation of the Law Not. 113, Of The Tax system, has guaranteed a growth of the income collected in favor of the Budget of the State, including the contributions of the workpeople of not state Continue reading
HAVANA, July 10th (Reuters) – Cuba will restrict business licenses to one per person under new private sector regulations which come into force in December amid fears reforms to open up its ailing economy have gone too far Continue reading
HAVANA, July 9th According to what has transpired, Trinidad Jiménez (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain and now Global Director of Public Affairs Strategy of Telefónica), met last June with Cuban authorities to assess Continue reading
HAVANA, July 8th The Fire Festival is going on in Santiago de Cuba, considered “the most Caribbean city” in the island, aimed to celebrate the Caribbean people, its culture and history, and to exchange ideas and experiences.
HAVANA, July 8th The first Sunday of every month a group of people, mainly young people, gather and travel an average of 15 to 24 km throughout Havana.
The meeting point of the interested parties is the Parque de los Mártires Continue reading
HAVANA, July 7thy (Akkuweather) Hurricane Beryl, a tiny storm over the south-central Atlantic, is projected to take a path over the northern Caribbean.
As of early Saturday morning, Beryl was moving west-northwestward at about 14 Continue reading
HAVANA, July 6th (PL) The first Cuban fair on small livestock opened Friday at the Rancho Boyeros exhibition center in Havana, and includes in its program the exhibition of more than 1,200 sheep, goats, rabbits and other species.
HAVANA, July 6th Dozens of officials are detained in anti-corruption purge in what seems to be a large anti-corruption sweep, more than 200 government officials of all levels have been arrested and are at a detention center in Continue reading
HAVANA, July 6th The fact that JetBlue is getting set to launch nonstop Boston-Havana flights from November 10 has implications far beyond connecting two dots on the route map.
It seems to signal that the low fare-high touch US airline is, if not exactly staking its future on Cuban Continue reading
HAVANA, July 6th (EFE) Varadero has received a volume of 53,530 cubic meters of sand to restore 2.5 kilometers of beaches in the last five years, reported on Wednesday Continue reading
HAVANA, July 5th – Mailen Diaz Almaguer, the only survivor from the plane crash that killed more than a hundred people in May in Havana, is now in a stable condition, Continue reading