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HAVANA, Mar 20 (PL) The most recent progress in the world
HAVANA, Mar 20 (PL) The most recent progress in the world
HAVANA, March 19th — Cuban researcher Marlene Prieto is passionate about two things: silkworm breeding and mulberry cultivation and she has been leading a project combining these two since 2005. Prieto, an agronomist, has
HAVANA,March 18th Under a pounding sun, a group of men, armed with chain saws, cut down the trees at an old citrus plantation in a plain in western Cuba, previously known for its high production of oranges, grapefruit and
HAVANA, March 17th About two million Cubans participated on Saturday in the national edition of the “Marathon of Hope” devoted to Terry Fox, a young Canadian athlete who raised money for cancer research
HAVANA, march 18th In Matanzas some children play around, usually oscillating between two languages – Spanish and another they call Lucumi. Save for some differences, Lucumi is our own Nigerian Yoruba.
HAVANA, march 17th Mary Blanca Ortega, Interior Minister of Commerce (MINCIN), said the opening of the wholesale food market would generate more cooperatives. Amid talks of economic reforms in Cuba, the country inaugurated
HAVANA, march 17th (PL) Cuban specialists are coordinating the last details to start in July the step towards
HAVANA, march 17th When the government decided to create a national quality toy industry not long ago, Ariel Balmaseda answered the call. It was just the kind of
HAVANA, march 16th President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Thursday formally received in Cuba by President Raul Castro at the Presidential Palace in Havana with full military honours. Before the State reception, President Kenyatta laid
HAVANA, march 16th Digicel, which provides wireless networks throughout the Caribbean, Central America and the South Pacific, is dropping its Cuba roaming service for U.S. customers on April 9. The Jamaica-based company was
HAVANA, march 13th (BUSINESS WIRE) The seemingly impossible has happened. For the first time in over sixty years, Cuban-made designer products can be purchased by Americans in America. With today’s launch of the online retail store Rox 950, American consumers can now purchase
HAVANA, Mar 13 (PL) The recycling of cans and boxes will be one of the novelties at the 3rd Congress of Containers and Packaging that will take place from June 18 to 22 in this capital. This year we incorporate a vital topic for the
HAVANA, Mar 13 (PL) Cuba will organize the Terry Fox Race on Saturday at the same time throughout the country , revealed today Carlos Gattorno, director of the Marabana-Maracuba project. According to Gattorno, the trekking
HAVANA, march 12th(AP) Rene, Miami has been a lonely place since his wife died eight years ago. Although the 78-year-old from Guantánamo, Cuba, lives with his daughter
HAVANA, Mar. 10th (PL) Cuba works on railroad modernisation program up to 2028 , in order to increase cargo and passenger transportation. The main objectives
HAVANA, march 10th (NHK) The Japan International Cooperation Agency, or JICA, has opened an office in Havana, to step up support of the country’s infrastructure
HAVANA, march 10th Airlines compete for right to service Cuba after several airlines have decided to discontinue service , is irrelevant to other United States carriers who are involved in a hotly contested battle to gain a foothold in this
HAVANA, march 10th (AFP) On Sunday Cuban vote begins end of Castro era and designates the 605 members of its National Assembly, an electoral process without surprise since there are as many candidates as seats. But one of them will succeed President Raul Castro in April, marking the
HAVANA, March 9th Cuba welcomes its 1st mln international tourists so far this year, an official said. Janet Ayala, communications director of the Cuban Ministry of Tourism, confirmed the figure on her Facebook account, saying the number was obtained from various travel
Havana, Mar 8th (PL) Livestock farmers from 18 countries will animate the 21st International Agribusiness Food Fair Fiagrop 2018, which will be held here from March 17 to 25,
HAVANA, march 8th (HT) Recently, there has been a mass and free sterilization campaign for dogs and cats that has been taking place in the buildings of the beautiful Quinta de los Molinos, located on Carlos III Avenue, Central
HAVANA, March 8th (Reuters) – Former Colombian President Andres Pastrana and ex-Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga said they were denied entry to Cuba on Wednesday, after traveling to Cuba to receive an award
HAVANA, march 7th — Giant African snails are quietly eating their way across Cuba’s capital, gobbling up leaves, flowers, bark and even the bones of dead animals.
HAVANA,March 7 (acn) Over 1,200 experts from 39 countries are gathering in Havana for the 2nd International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, aimed at promoting the exchange of expertise, integration
Havana, Mar 7th (PL) After four years of implementation, Cuban researchers have achieved positive results in the restoration of an ecosystem on the southern coast, an area
HAVANA, march 7th Buffalo State signed a memo of understanding with Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas (UCLV) recently, paving the way for developing undergraduate and graduate programs and joint research
HAVANA, Mar 6 (PL) The 17th Drum Festival ”Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam” is beginning today in this capital with a show with the best Cuba”s percussionists.
HAVANA, march 6th (Reuters) – Cuba has imposed new restrictions on imports by state-run companies, ordering them to obtain a letter of credit from the central bank for purchases above the equivalent of $100,000, as Cuba
HAVANA, March 6th In a recent interview with Radio Habana Cuba, a popular and prestigious Cuban radio station, Minerva Rodríguez, Director of the British Council in Cuba, highlighted the most important objectives of this
HAVANA, Mar. 6th (AP) One is a weathered tobacco picker who harvests bright-green leaves in the fields of Pinar del Rio province. Another is a Havana resident who selects the best leaves with elaborately manicured hands, her delicate nails
Since the partially opening and the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between US and Cuba, and after President Obama's visit in 2015, the world is again interested in Cuba and looking at the biggest island of the Caribbean.
After nearly 50 years, a small window has opened for the Americans to come to the "forbidden fruit" Cuba and its architectural gem, Havana. So you decided to visit Cuba or Havana? Of course, if it is the first time you visit this country , you need to search for up-to-date information about Havana and Cuba: news, cultural events, political situation, business opportunities, weather conditions,history of Havana, tourist information, restaurants, sightseeing, transport in Havana and around Cuba etc.
And, if you have never done this before, you have to scrawl dozens of other websites. Most likely, that by searching “facts about Cuba” you will find websites with jerky information about political news , old American cars (almendrones) and Cuban cigars. Most of them want to sell you travel packages to Cuba, hotel rooms, flight tickets, car rentals, rooms for rent etc., or have extreme political content in one way or another.
It is hard and time-consuming to find useful information for visitors, expatriates, tourist, business travelers and readers interested in Havana in general. Havana Live is trying to fill this gap for English, Spanish and French readers , with independent information from the main world news source like REUTERS, AFP, EFE, AP etc. and own articles from our journalist based in Havana, in ONE place. The daily news section contains articles with an interesting mix of different points of view on politics, business news, Havana local news and cultural events in Havana.
In special sections of the site you can find information about the history of Havana, the weather and hurricane situation, transport by bus and train in Cuba. If you expect friend or relatives arriving in Havana's airport , in the transport section you can find the schedule of the arrivals and departures from José Marti airport in real-time. The weekly updated exchange rate of the main currencies from Banco Central de Cuba gives you an idea about the value of your currencies to the CUC (Cuban convertible Pesos).
Be aware the USD has a value from 1:1 to the CUC. If you want to rent a car, there is a list with combustible prices for fuel in CUC per liter, fixed for all stations in Cuba, this gives you an idea about your expenses for your stay in the country.
The site renounced to publish advertising for foreign products and services like Google ads or not Havana specific ads and only advert Havana based entrepreneurs to help them with their services and products . Havana and Cuba in general had a bad reputation for the quality of their restaurants. This changed completely in the last few years .Now you can choose from hundreds of restaurants and stylish bars, with new openings nearly every week. A selection of the best restaurants is available in the special restaurant section. Havana live is an independent project founded in 2013 by Joerg Schicker, German entrepreneur who traveled to Havana for 20 years.