HAVANA, Aug. 12th  (Reuters) – Cuba’s top epidemiologist Francisco Duran told a daily briefing on Wednesday he expected a COVID-19 vaccine to be available worldwide from early next year, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 11th The retrofitting of three power stations, a process that has aggravated blackouts in recent weeks, is designed to replace “more expensive diesel and fuel oil” with a local resource, Arronte said. Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 1oth When it seemed that Cuba had overcome the virus and was making good progress in its reopening, Read more

HAVANA, Aug.8   Cuba placed Havana back on a strict lockdown on Saturday following a rebound in coronavirus cases, ordering restaurants, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 8th Cuba’s Ministry of Tourism, in partnership with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, has implemented a rigorous certification program across the island for members of the tourism sector. Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 8th After several weeks in which the coronavirus epidemic seemed under control, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 7th (IPSCuba) A municipality in the western Artemisa province has had to go back from stage three to stage one of the recovery processes, because of a spike in cases. Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 7th Here’s the first trailer for Sundance 2020 Grand Jury Prize-winning documentary Epicentro from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Hubert Sauper (Darwins Nightmare). Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 6th Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has revealed that it will base its ship Braemar out of Havana for its 2021/22 Caribbean season. Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 6th (AP)  With its airports closed to commercial flights and its economy tanking, Read more

HAVANA, Aug 5 (PL) Cuba has so far used more than a billion pesos in the fight against Covid-19, a considerable figure in the midst of the world crisis, exacerbated in Cuba by the blockade imposed by the United States Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 5th Tired of watching movies at home and of social media, Leonilda Perez, 56, took a bus and embarked with her family on a journey to the National Botanical Garden, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 4th Given the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Havana in recent days, massive studies to detect the disease are being carried out in the main Cuban city, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 4th The Group of Cuban Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries (BioCubaFarma) announced on Monday the constitution of the joint venture BioFarma Innovations, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 3rd One of the most extraordinary Cubans with whom I have shared the breath of time that reaches us while alive has died. Read more

HAVANA, Aug 3 (PL ) Japan´s Mitsubishi Corporation, one of the largest commercial companies in the country, is exploring new business options with Cuba, a diplomatic note said today. Read more

HAVANA, Aug.2 Cuba and the Basque Country – an autonomous community in northern Spain – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in order to deepen cooperation ties. Read more

HAVANA, Aug 2th  Copa Airlines airline said this Saturday that it will make a reduced number of flights starting this August, Read more

HAVANA, Aug. 1th The old town of Havana has sheltered many famous faces over its 500 years, Alexander von Humboldt and Ernest Hemingway among them, but few more loved than Eusebio Leal Spengler, who died on Friday. Read more

HAVANA, 1 Aug. A synthetic peptides production plant, in which a drug used successfully in Cuba against COVID-19 will be manufactured, was inaugurated this Thursday Read more

HAVANA, July 31st (AP)   Eusebio Leal Spengler, who oversaw the transformation of crumbling Old Havana to an immaculately restored colonial tourist attraction, Read more

HAVANA, July 31 (IANS) Cuba has said that it will postpone a draft resolution it annually submits to the UN General Assembly condemning the US trade embargo against the island country, Read more

HAVANA, July 30th (AFP) The United States announced sanctions Thursday against Havin Bank LTD, a London-based Cuban entity also known as Havana International Bank, dealing a blow to the Cuban financial system. Read more

HAVANA, July 30th The Cuban government’s plan to cash in on the reopening of dollar stores seems to have overlooked one detail: the Trump administration’s express Read more

HAVANA, July 30th The company said this week it had been awarded management contracts for a pair of hotels in Cuba: the first is the 320-room Panorama Hotel in Havana, Read more

HAVANA, July 29th  (Reuters)   Cuba is loosening restrictions on small businesses as it seeks to stimulate a state-dominated economy hammered by the implosion of ally Venezuela, U.S. sanctions and the pandemic.
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HAVANA, July 29th  (HT)  “An unfavourable day”, Dr. Duran told us in his television appearance on Monday, July 27. No less than 37 cases and of them, 26 in the capital of the country. [They were followed by 23 and 33 cases reported on July 28-29.] Read more

HAVANA, Jul 28th  The prominent Cuban musician and teacher Roberto Chorens Dotre died today in this capital due to a cardiac arrest, at age 72. Read more

HAVANA, July 28th Mercabal, the first wholesale market authorized in Cuba to sell products to private businesses and non-agricultural cooperatives dedicated to gastronomy, has signed more than 200 contracts in just three days since its opening. Read more