Anti-Alzheimer drug on clinical trial in Cuba

HAVANA, May 16th Cuba’s health authorities announced clinical trials will soon begin for a new drug which seeks to slow down the degenerative effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Leslie Perez, a researcher at the Center for Molecular

Russia will restore the dome of the Capitol of Havana

HAVANA, 15 May Russian state federal company Goszagransobstvennost from the Russian President’s Management Directorate has won a project contest for the restoration of the gold cap of the dome of the National

On the Eve of Mother’s Day in Havana

HAVANA, May 13th (HT) Today, Saturday, May 13, 2017, the festival of flowers is celebrated in anticipation of Mother’s Day, on Calle 12 between 23 and Zapata, a place known for the Cuban cinematheque, several food service outlets

Lebanon and Cuba Review Bilateral Relations

HAVANA, May 13 (PL) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Cuban First Deputy Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina reviewed here the state of bilateral relations in several fields.

Cuba Further Ease Housing Regulations

HAVANA May 11 (PL) New legal changes on housing legislation in Cuba are taking effect today to favor the granting of subsidies to the most vulnerable ones and self-employed construction. The agreement 8093 of the

Cuba and Advertising: A Work in Progress

HAVANA, May 11th Cuba is only 90 miles away from the United States. However, in certain ways, it is a far more distant and strange market than most Americans are used to. No less so than in its approach to advertising and brand

Cuban town hooked on private social network

HAVANA, May 9th (AFP) – On a traffic island in a country town, young Cubans are doing what most of their compatriots cannot: surfing an online social network. In one of the least wired countries on Earth, Gaspar, population

Lacoste, Mont Blanc: Cuba has its first luxury mall

HAVANA, May 9th  (AP)  The saleswomen in L’Occitane en Provence’s new Havana store make $12.50 a month. The acacia eau de toilette they sell costs $95.20 a bottle. Rejuvenating face cream is $162.40 an ounce.

“I sell real estate without middleman “

HAVANA, May 8 ( 14ymedio) “I sell without intermediaries,” repeated the woman as she walked with a baby stroller along the Paseo del Prado in Havana. She does not carry a child, but a cardboard that announces a house for sale.

Cuba looking for Eco Tourism Expansion

Havana, May 8 (PL) Cuba’s forthcoming 11th International Eco Tourism Seminar in the province of Holguín, will provide an ideal opportunity for industry experts and professionals to exchange views and to promote Cuban as an attractive

United Kingdom is guest of honor in 2018 Cuban tourism fair

HAVANA, May 6 (PL) The 38th International Tourism Fair FITCuba 2018 will be dedicated to the United Kingdom, as guest of honor, official sources informed here. The Cuban Minister of Tourism, Manuel Marrero, added that next year’s edition will have as venue Cayo Santa Maria, in the central