Entries by Havana Live

Sunrise Airways announces flight between Santo Domingo and Havana

HAVANA, Nov 26 (EFE) The airline Sunrise Airways announced today the opening of a new route from Las Americas International Airport José Francisco Peña Gómez (AILA-JFPG), in Santo Domingo, to the city of Havana. The inaugural flight to the Cuban capital is scheduled for next December 5, the airline said in a statement. For this […]

Good prospects for Canadian companies in Cuba

HAVANA, Nov. 26th With increased focus on foreign investment opportunities in Cuba, the Cuban foreign trade and investment minister was in Canada last week to promote new ventures, but a former Canadian ambassador to Cuba says Canadian companies haven’t yet taken full advantage of new opportunities.

Coppelia Ice Cream Parlor in Today’s Havana

HAVANA, Nov. 20th (HT)  The iconic Coppelia ice-cream parlor on 23rd street in Vedado, Havana, is one of the most visited spots in the city, not only by Havana’s residents, but by people from all over the country and foreigners too.

List of Restricted Entities and Sub entities Associated With Cuba as of November 15, 2018

HAVANA, Nov. 17th Below is the U.S. Departmehttps://havana-live.com/nt of State’s list of entities and sub entities under the control of, or acting for or on behalf of, the Cuban military, intelligence, or security services or personnel with which direct financial transactions would disproportionately benefit such services or personnel at the expense of the Cuban people […]

US Punishes 16 More Cuban Hotels Owned by the Military

HAVANA, Nov. 15th   (HT)  The Government of Donald Trump today expanded the list of sanctioned Cuban entities with which all US citizens are prohibited from doing business with. Among them there are 16 hotels owned by the Cuban Army. The prohibition takes effect on Thursday, reported dpa news.

Returning Cubans boost island’s real estate market

HAVANA, Nov. 11th (AFP) In shorts and wearing shoes but no socks, Mauricio Garcia could pass for a tourist as he strolls around Old Havana. But he’s as Cuban as a Cohiba cigar, and his return after 16 years abroad is part of the demographic behind Communist-run Cuba’s emerging real estate market.

In Cuba found a live two-headed turtle

HAVANA, Nov. 10th. Cuban found a unique reptile with two heads and double armor, but refuses to sell it. A man and his son decided to go fishing and to instill this bait. But during the search, the worms came upon the laying turtles. There, the fishermen saw the Siamese twins, joined at the shell […]

From 20 to 24, 4th Fashion Week in Havana

HAVANA, Nov 10 From November 20 to 24, the best of the art of dress on the island will meet in the Cuba Pavilion, in the Fourth Edition of Fashion Week in Havana, ideal space for the exchange of experiences between designers and the public .

US agribusiness looks to boost sales to Cuba

HAVANA, Nov. 9th. (AP) Representatives from the United States’ agricultural sector arrived in Cuba on Thursday for a conference aimed at promoting sales, one of the few U.S. business areas allowed to deal with the island under a half-century-old trade embargo that Cuban leaders blame for most of its economic troubles.

UK and Chinese company to build 50MW of solar in Mariel

HAVANA, Nov. 8th Solar developer Hive Energy and SE Energy Investment Co, a UK subsidiary of Chinese equipment manufacturing conglomerate Shanghai Electric Group, have formed a joint venture to build and operate 50MW of solar PV in the Mariel Development Zone, Cuba.