HAVANA, Nov. 16th Maria del Carmen Kouw learned to speak Cantonese by watching martial arts movies when she was a child and went with her parents to film premieres in one of Havana’s four Chinese-run movie theatres.
HAVANA, Nov. 16th Cuba’s science and biotechnology are among the most advanced in the American continent, Read more
HAVANA, Nov 15 (PL) The Jose Marti international airport of Cuba’s capital is resuming its commercial, regular and charter operations on Sunday under strict health protocols, Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 15th The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) yesterday expressed concern about what it termed the number of occurrences of gender-based violence in Cuba Read more
HAVANA, Nov 13. The Haitian airline Sunrise Airways will resume flights to Havana, after eight months of interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of December 1, the company will connect Port-au-Prince and Havana with a frequency of three weekly flights, to which an equal number will be added to Santiago de Cuba and two to the provinces of Holguín and Camagüey, respectively.
Sunrise further confirmed that it will operate an Airbus A320 with an optimized cabin layout, better baggage and cargo handling, maximum operational flexibility on short and medium routes and a significant reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.
Already at the beginning of this month, it resumed its commercial flights with the cities of Santiago de Cuba and Holguín, with a daily frequency and three times a week, respectively.
Sunrise Airways began operations in Cuba in February 2017, and since then it has maintained stable connections with direct flights to four cities from the Haitian Toussaint Louverture airport.
It also links Havana with Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic.
HAVANA, Nov. 12th Cuba is seeing an influx of cryptocurrency activity amid an apparent absence of related regulation in the country, according to senior executives at local crypto firms. Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 12th (Reuters) As Latin American nations test experimental coronavirus vaccines from across the globe and economic heavyweights such as Brazil and Mexico jockey for supply deals with major drugmakers, Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 11th (AFP) Havana’s airport will resume commercial flights from Sunday, nearly eight months after authorities shut Cuba’s main international gateway to shield the island nation from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
HAVANA, Nov 9th (AFP) Most Cubans don’t know Joe Biden, or what policies he will pursue toward the island, but they are crystal clear on one thing: any US president will be better than Donald Trump. Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 7th (Reuters) Drivers honked their horns and applause erupted in Havana on Saturday after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the U.S. presidential election, reflecting hopes on the island that he would seek to improve U.S.-Cuban ties. Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 7th (HT) Tropical depression Eta entered the Caribbean Sea and is heading northeast, threatening the central and western regions of Cuba. Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 7th Even with a potential hurricane on Cuba’s doorstep, the dominant issue on the island is the U.S. presidential election. Read more
HAVANA, Nov 6 (Reuters) Cuba will allow farmers, private traders and food processors to engage in direct wholesale and retail trade as long as farmers meet government contracts, state media reported on Friday. Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 5th New infections of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Cuba, reported after the processing of 8,999 tests yesterday, totaled 40 from five provinces. Read more
HAVANA, Nov 5th (PL) The Jose Marti International airport in Havana is currently preparing to resume flights in the coming days, Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero said. Read more
HAVANA, Nov 5th (ACN) The Baila en Cuba contest will go online, from November 15 to 20, which from different channels and social networks will allow to participate in the couples’ contest and enjoy the show. Read more
HAVANA, Nov 3 ( PL) Cuban trade authorities on Tuesday inaugurated the headquarters of the Single Window for Foreign Investments (Vuinex) in Havana, in order to facilitate that kind of operation in the country. Read more
HAVANA, Nov 3 (PL) The Cuban scientific community is currently working on a third Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the first needle-free injection that would be applied through the nasal tract. Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 1st The Spanish group Iberostar begins its staggered calendar of reopening in Cuba, with the return to activity of six hotels in which more than 300 Read more
HAVANA, Nov. 1th (Reuters) Pensioner Esperanza Chacón, 89, prays every day for Donald Trump to lose the U.S. presidential election. Read more
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