Entries by Havana Live

Caribbean Airlines opens ticket office in Cuba

HAVANA, Jan. 16th Caribbean Airlines has opened a new ticket office in Havana, Cuba, to provide enhanced reservations, sales, and ticketing services to its customers. Caribbean Airlines will be represented by ‘Commercial Take Off’, Cuba’s leading Passenger Sales Agent provider, (PSA) who will be the airline’s exclusive partner in Cuba.

First Look: The 2019 Havana Biennial

HAVANA, Jan. 16th  With just about three months to go, the 13th Havana Biennial is taking shape. Opening April 12 and running through May 12, Cuba’s most important art event is expected to once again bring the international art world to Havana.

The Washington View: An ‘immoral deal’? Not for Cuban athletes!

HAVANA, Jan. 16th  Somewhere in Cuba, a young ballplayer is sitting in a dugout and dreaming big about his future in the game. The kid is part of a baseball tradition that, like ours, started in the 19th century. His contribution began on sandlots, and his talent got him into his province’s special secondary school […]

Soaps Taking Havana by Storm

HAVANA, Jan. 13th (By Leidys M. Hernandez  El Toque) D’ Brujas Jabon has been making handmade soaps for over four years. Today, these products are sold at the bazaar on Avenida del Puerto in Old Havana. The company holds a handicrafts license.

HAVANA WANTS HIS SLICE OF CHINESE TOURISM

HAVANA, 12. Jan. (EFE) The Cuban government wants to attract more Chinese visitors in 2019 and for that it is developing a strategy that includes a commercial offensive, participating in fairs of the sector and teaching Mandarin on the Island.

THE MOST PARADISE BEACHES IN CUBA

HAVANA, 9 Jan When it comes to changing perspectives, nothing better than a trip to the tropical islands that not only bring peace and tranquility to our soul, it is also a way to connect with nature through the fresh air, the waves of the sea and the radiant sun .

CLASSIC CARTS REIGN IN HAVANA

HAVANA, Jan 6, (TTC) This Saturday Iberostar Hotels & Resorts and the Cultural Project Friends of Fangio celebrated the First  Meeting of Cuban Classic Cars in homage to one of the emblems of Havana.

International Jazz Festival Plaza 2019 in Havana

HAVANA, Jan. 5th  For six days and six nights, Havana will vibrate to the rhythm of the 2019 International Jazz Festival. A resolutely Latin jazz. On the Malecon, this vast waterfront whipped by the salty air, on the terraces of restaurants, in theaters and theaters, you will be solicited by Afro-Cuban jazz rhythms, with tunes […]

The Cuban “sonic attacks” Cricket Crisis

HAVANA, Jan. 4th Just two years ago, the U.S. Embassy in Havana was bustling with U.S. personnel sent by the Obama Administration to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. Today it is nearly empty. In late 2016, diplomats started hearing a loud, piercing noise. Two dozen of them reported symptoms such as ear pain and dizziness, and […]

AP photographer Desmond Boylan dies in Havana at 54

HAVANA, Jan. 1th  (AP) — Desmond Boylan, a photographer who covered war and conflict across the world before dedicating his life to documenting the daily joys and tribulations of life in Cuba for The Associated Press, died suddenly while on assignment on Saturday afternoon in Havana. He was 54.