HAVANA, Nov. 28 (AFP) Havana – Nicknamed “the sombra” (the shadow) for his art of dodging, Cuban boxer Julio César La Cruz trains for a goal: Tokyo-2020. But his efforts will be in vain if the IOC excludes boxing from the Olympic Games, of which Cuba is the world’s leading power.
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HAVANA, Nov 25 (EFE) Havana today inaugurated its public bicycle rental system “Ha’Bici”, which will first be tested in the Historic Center before spreading to other areas of the Cuban capital, as an alternative to alleviate its congested urban transport network.

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HAVANA, Nov. 17 (EFE) Google works on a submarine cable to improve Internet in Cuba, one of the most disconnected countries in the world, where the American company expects to do “much more” in the future, said Google Cuba’s Marketing Manager, Susanna Kohly Jacobson , reported the news agency EFE.
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HAVANA, Oct. 25th  (Reuters) – Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Wednesday the United States was on a path of confrontation amid signs Washington will further tighten decades-old sanctions on Cuba.

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HAVANA, Oct. 23th CEIBA Investments, a fund that owns stakes in hotels and commercial property across Cuba, said on Monday it raised $39 million on its first day of trading on the London Stock Exchange and will use the money to expand its business on the island.

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HAVANA, Oct 23 (PL) Cuban cigar industry spokespersons informed that 350 people from 20 countries gathered in this capital from November 12 to 16, attracted by the Partagás cigar brand.

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HAVANA, Oct 20 (PL) The enterprise Mariel Solar S.A. will soon start installation of the first photovoltaic park with 100 percent foreign capital, with an estimated output of 102 Gigawatts/hour (GWh) per year, revealed here an authorized source.

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HAVANA, Oct. 16th (AFP) American Airlines announced Monday that it would offer more daily flights to Cuba, by 2019, despite US restrictions on Americans traveling to that country.

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LA HABANA, 15  oct. Del fenómeno global al “secreto” más buscado, le Dîner en Blanc llega a la Habana y tendrá lugar en uno de los espacios públicos más icónicos de esta bella ciudad el sábado 24 de noviembre de 2018.

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HAVANA, Oct. 14th Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, accompanied by the Minister of Tourism, Manuel Marrero, inaugurated on Saturday the Iberostar Grand Packard luxury hotel on the Paseo del Prado, which overlooks the Malecon in Havana and is designed for “high standard” tourists , according to local media.

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HAVANA, Oct. 4th  – At the end of August, almost 6 million users with Internet access in Cuba and nearly 2 million connected from Nauta’s permanent accounts were registered, Communications Vice Minister Wilfredo González Vidal said today. Read more

HAVANA, 1. Oct. Dalia gets up very early every morning to cook several kilograms of fish hash and more than five pounds of rice. In the narrowness of her apartment in Centro Habana, she prepares two pots of food for the twenty cats that live with her and the almost forty that await in the playground “La Maestranza” in Old Havana. Read more

Havana, Sep 30 (PL) The record company Producciones Colibri, from the Cuban Institute of Music, won 18 awards at the International Music Forum in Havana Cubadisco-Primera Linea, an event devoted to recognizing the best national phonograms.

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HAVANA, Sept. 26th Cuban and United States research institutes announced Wednesday they were creating the first joint U.S.-Cuban biotech venture to be headquartered on the island to bring new cancer therapies to U.S. patients.

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HAVANA, Sept 24th  On November 24, Cuba will premiere at one of the most attended events in the world. This is Le Dîner en Blanc, considered the largest and most exclusive picnic on the planet.

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LA HABANA, 18 sep (ACN) La colocación de vallas perimetrales en la céntrica avenida de 23, frente a la heladería Coppelia, en El Vedado capitalino, evidencia los preparativos para la construcción del hotel más alto de La Habana.

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