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

HAVANA, July 28  Small-scale organic farms are flourishing in Cuba, spurred by COVID-19’s potentially damaging impact on the food supply. Read more

HAVANA, July 27th (HT) If there was something people couldn’t talk about when I was a little girl, it was the dollar. Only foreigners could buy things in this currency. Read more

HAVANA, July 26th (DW)  It was still early in the morning when the first customers started lining up outside the specialist foreign exchange shops.

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HAVANA, July 23th Nestled above a decaying district of Havana is a secret village hidden from the clamour of the streets below. Read more

HAVANA, Jul 22 (PL ) The Cuban Government is facilitating exports and imports to non-state businesses in order to boost the country’s trade and economy, official sources said on Wednesday.

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HAVANA, Jul 22 (PL) Cuba is the safest country in the region of the Americas, released on Tuesday the press based on a statistical report of crime and security rates by nations.

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HAVANA, July 21th  The new Canadian carrier OWG, recently announced that from 1 November 2020, it will fly directly to Cuba. Read more

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HAVANA, July 20th  (Reuters) – State-run stores in Cuba began selling some food and hygiene products in U.S. dollars on Monday as the import-dependent country faces a grave shortage of tradable currency to purchase goods abroad. Read more

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HAVANA, July 19thy It was President Barack Obama who initiated the political thaw between the US and Cuba. Read more

HAVANA, July 19 (By Yanelys Hernández Cordero) This year has put our humanity to the test. Read more

HAVANA , July 18th   By IPS-Cuba At a time when several Havana neighbourhoods are going back into lockdown because of new outbreaks of COVID-19, Read more

HAVANA, July 18th (AFP)  Six decades on from Cuba’s proclamation of equality and despite three top government officials being black, the Caribbean island nation has made little headway on racism. Read more

HAVANA, July 17th (by Fernando Ravsberg)  Cuba, is only a few days away from ending its coronavirus quarantine. Except for Havana, Read more

HAVANA , July 17th  (Reuters) Cuba said on Thursday it will allow some stores to sell food, personal hygiene and other consumer goods in U.S. dollars and will eliminate a 10% tax on the greenback, Read more

HAVANA, July 16th  There have been a variety of recipes. But from the traditional “do-it-alls” to the “makers,” there is a perceptible technological difference. Read more

HAVANA, July 16th According to the Agencia Cubana de Noticias (ACN) news agency, a strategy to try to decongest public transportation in the city during the so-called “rush hours” Read more

HAVANA, July 15th The Cuban economy fell into a deep, dark hole in March — but it’s now climbing back towards the light: Arguably, Cuba has been the country in this hemisphere that most effectively battled the virus.

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HAVANA, Jul 14 (PL ) A federal judge in the United States dismissed a lawsuit against the cruise company Carnival for doing business with Cuba, economic and tourist media reported on Tuesday. Read more

HAVANA, July 14th Just a few hours after the first cases of coronavirus were detected in Cuba four months ago, Dr. Francisco Durán, Read more

HAVANA, July 12 (Xinhua)  To 26-year-old biomedical engineer Yosvany Pantoja, designing and building Cuba’s own mechanical ventilators was never easy. Read more

HAVANA, July 11th World Mojito Day is celebrated on July 11 across the world to appreciate and enjoy this wonderfully refreshing summer cocktail that has been made for almost a century, Read more

HAVANA, July 11  Thousands of Cubans have for the first time returned to beaches as the country has started to ease the three-month restrictions aimed at containing the nationwide spread of COVID-19. Read more

HAVANA, July 9th (HT)  This morning, I ran into someone on the street who said, “I’m going to one of those long lines.” Read more

HAVANA, July 7th  (IPS-Cuba)  Being vegan might seem like an unlikely trend in Cuba, a country that is marked by its unhealthy diet and limited food variety and supply at markets, Read more

HAVANA, July 7th A new book called “Fidel in Love” reveals the secret love story between Cuba’s ‘Lider Maximo,’ Fidel Castro, and Anna Maria Traglia, the niece of the Cardinal Vicar of Rome. Read more

HAVANA, July  6 (Xinhua)  Angel Hernandez, a resident of Havana’s central Playa district, never imagined he would be cultivating crops again after retiring, but the COVID-19 pandemic presented a good excuse. Read more

HAVANA, July 5th This July 1st Cuba officially opened its first hotels to international tourism. Read more