Entries by Havana Live


HAVANA, July 11th “There are no timetables, only rumors.” Charles Nicholl’s assessment of Latin American travel happens to describe the railways of Colombia, but it sums up trains in Bolivia, Panama and all stations to Havana Central equally well.

MGM Muthu Will Open Its Fourth Hotel in Cuba

Havana, Jul 10th (PL) With the opening in late 2019 of the Rainbow Muthu Cayo Guillermo Hotel, the Singapore-based MGM Muthu Chain will have its fourth hotel in Cuba and will reaffirm its commitment to tourism in the island.

Cuba aims for 4G coverage in provincial capitals this year

HAVANA, July 8th  Cuban state telco Etecsa aims to have 4G mobile service coverage in all of the country’s 15 provincial capitals by year-end, said president Mayra Arevich. In March, Etecsa started testing 4G in the northern district of capital Havana, just a few months after it commercially deployed 3G. “3G is now available in Havana and the municipal […]

‘Guava Island’ Behind the Scenes

HAVANA, July 4th When Donald Glover announced back in April that he was releasing an hour-long music video starring Rihanna and Letitia Wright (and himself, of course), the internet pretty much lost its mind.

Cleaning Beaches as Part of the 15th Gibara Film Festival

HAVANA, July 1st (IPS)  The systematization and rise of eco-friendly projects will be one of the most important aspects of the 15th edition of the Gibara Film Festival,… which will run from July 7th until July 13th, in this coastal city in Cuba’s Holguin province. Alongside the environmentalist Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation and the Audiovisual […]