Entries by Havana Live

Ostrich, rodent on the menu as Cuba seeks food miracle

HAVANA, April 13th  (Reuters) – From breeding miniature cows to importing water buffalo, Cuban leaders have long gotten creative in their effort to remedy food shortages. Now, they are proposing ostrich and rodent farms as an answer, prompting ridicule from a weary population.

Cuba Strengthens State Entrepreneurial System, Eases Private Sector

HAVANA, Apr 13th  (PL) Cuba is improving the state entrepreneurial system due to its key role in economic development, and it is making the rules that govern the private sector more flexible, Marino Murillo, president of the Commission for the Implementation of Guidelines, told the People”s Power National Assembly (Parliament) on Saturday.

Internationally ‘Havana Biennal’ art festival kicks off Friday

HAVANA, April 13th  – More than foreign 300 artists, including Americans, will participate in Havana’s 13th Biennial, the internationally recognized month-long art festival that kick’s off April 12. “Havana’s Bienal is unique,” said Wilfredo Lam Center Assistant Director Margarita Gonzalez Lorente. “It’s an event that promotes international dialogue,” said Bienal Executive Director Jorge Alfonso Garcia. At […]

Trump cancels MLB deal with Cuba

HAVANA, April 8th (WP) The Trump administration canceled a four-month-old deal between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation Monday, saying that the federation was part of the Cuban government and trade with it was illegal under current law.

What to Expect From Virgin Voyages’ Cuba Sailings

HAVANA, April 4th  Virgin Voyages has released new details on its planned cruises to Cuba. The cruise line’s president and CEO, Tom McAlpin, and Diana Block-Garcia, vice president of destination, itinerary and revenue, as well as La Habana Cruise Port