Russia will build a satellite tracking station in Cuba

HAVANA, May 29 (DDC) Russia’s industrial scientific corporation High Precision Equipment Manufacturing Systems (SPP, for its acronym in Russian) signed a contract with the Cuban government to place a measuring station in

These are the new Meliá projects in Cuba

HAVANA, May 28 The Spanish hotel company Meliá Hotels International advances in the growth of its operations in Cuba with the construction of new hotels and the capital remodeling of establishments. As announced in a statement

101 victims of the Havana air tragedy identified

HAVANA, may th27 (PL) The director of the Institute of Forensic Medicine of Cuba, Sergio Rabell, announced today that the number of identified victims of the air tragedy that occurred on the 18th in Havana was 101.

Another Cuba plane crash survivor dies, death toll rises to 112

HAVANA, may 24th (Reuters) – One of the survivors of the plane crash just outside Havana airport last week died early on Friday, state-run media cited the Cuban government as saying, raising the death toll from one of Cuba’s worst air disasters to 112. Emiley Sanchez, a 40-year old Cuban from

Alert in Cuba on rains in the next few days

HAVANA, May 24th (PL)  The Cuban authorities remain alert to the possibility of heavy rains in the western part of the country, although it is dismissed by the time the formation of a tropical cyclone. According to a report by the National Staff of the Civil Defense, based on the data offered by the

Snapshot of an Afternoon at a Havana WIFI Hotspot

HAVANA, may 24th (HT) Internet has become the Cuban market of any street food, it doesn’t matter how expensive and unaffordable it is, at least most people don’t seem to mind. It starts at any time of day, but this Internet scene has

Global Ports inks Cuba deal to break into Caribbean market

HAVANA, may 22th Global Ports Holding has secured its first major acquisition since its London IPO. It has secured a 15-year management agreement to run the cruise port in Havana. Emre Sayin, chief executive of Global Ports, tells

Voice recorder found at plane-crash site in Havana

HAVANA, may 21th As Cubans grieved over one of the worst air crashes in the island’s history, investigators hoped that the recovery of one of the recorders from a leased Boeing 737 would yield clues to what caused the 39-year

Plane crashes shortly after takeoff at Jose Marti in Havana

HAVANA, may 18th  A Cuban-operated airliner with at least 110 people on board crashed into a yucca field just after takeoff from Havana’s international airport on Friday. There appeared to be mass casualties as Cuban officials said

Network of Art Museums Created in Cuba

HAVANA, May 17 (PL) In the context of the International Museum Day, the network of these artistic institutions will be constituted today in Cuba, which will allow to gather around 25 of them in events such as plastic arts and music. The creation of this museum system has as its main objective the exchange of […]