Entries by Havana Live

Cuba’s Forest Area Increases

HAVANA, May 29 (PL) Cuba closed 2018 with a forest density of 32.23 percent, which confirms the trend of growth in the area covered by forests in the last eight years, it was leaked today.

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi, importation of routers

HAVANA , May 29th (EFE) Cuba announced on Wednesday that it will allow the creation of wired or wireless private data transmission networks, until now banned in the country, and will allow the import of transmission equipment hitherto banned, state media reported.

New Animal Shelter for Stray Dogs in Santa Clara

HAVANA, may 28th IPS Cuba  Rescuing dogs who wander the streets, as well as raising awareness about animal care… this is the mission of the “Esperanza de vida y justicia” animal shelter, a non-profit project which opened at the beginning of this year in Santa Clara, 270 kms from Havana.

Preliminary results of fatal crash on the Havana Malecón

HAVANA, may 28th Interior Ministry authorities and the National Road Safety Commission offered the preliminary results of the investigation into the traffic accident that took place at midnight on May 19, along the Havana Malecón, which until now has left five dead and almost 20 injured.

Toward a Culture of Animal Protection in Cuba

HAVANA, May 27th by LIZZETT TALAVERA  The main veterinarian of the Clinic located in the Quinta de los Molinos ecological park, attached to the Office of the City Historian (OHC), Dr. Leyssan Cepero Fiallo infuses the love he feels for animals to pet owners and colleagues. Under his responsibility various projects for the care of […]

Young orchestra musicians bridge US-Cuba divide

HAVANA, May 25th (AFP) Baton in hand, conductor James Ross mixes English and Spanish to set the rhythm for his orchestra of young Cuban and American musicians playing in a convivial atmosphere that contrasts sharply with the diplomatic tensions between their countries.

THE CHICKEN IS THE ANIMAL WITH THE LONGEST TAIL IN CUBA

HAVANA, May 24 (EFE) “Do you know which animal has the longest tail in Cuba? There you have the answer: look at the tail of the chicken. ” The valet parking at the TRD 84 and 7th supermarkets in Havana points to the group of about thirty people who crowd in front of the door […]

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network

HAVANA, May 23th  (AP) Cuba’s railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of Latin America.

Canada closes a door on Cuban culture

HAVANA, May 19th Good bye, Cuba. The Canadian government suspended visa-processing services at its embassy in Havana. No more visiting Cubans to Canada — unless they can get themselves to another country with a functioning embassy.