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Cuban Tourism Minister Assesses Preparations for FitCuba 2017

Havana News - Wed, 2017-04-19 15:45
Summary:  Cuba’s Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz toured on Tuesday the streets of Holguin to evaluate the construction process in that eastern city in preparation for the International Tourism Fair. Image: 

Cuba and the Republic of Congo Determined to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Havana News - Tue, 2017-04-18 14:12
Summary:  The President of the Cuban National Assembly, Esteban Lazo and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo, Clement Mouamba expressed on Monday in Havana the determination of strengthening commercial, economic ties and cooperation between both nations. Image: 

UN Rights expert acknowledges Cuban fight against trafficking

Havana News - Sat, 2017-04-15 15:48
Summary:  Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Victims of Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, recognized the political will and strengths of Cuba to prevent this global scourge. Image: 

May Day Celebrations, over 1200 Foreign Visitors

Havana News - Sat, 2017-04-15 15:36
Summary:  Over 1200 foreign visitors, many of them US citizens, will participate at May Day celebrations in Cuba, which include a march on Havana´s Jose Marti Revolution Square. Image: 

Academic sessions of Ballet Schools meeting begins in Havana

Havana News - Mon, 2017-04-10 22:53
Summary:  The 23rd International Meeting of Ballet Academies begins today at the Fernando Alonso School in Havana city, with the presence of specialists from a dozen countries. Image: 

Cuban FM calls for unity against threats to the region

Havana News - Mon, 2017-04-10 22:32
Summary:  Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called for unity and solidarity in the face of the rapid development of recent events in the region and threats to peace in Latin America and the Caribbean. Image: 

Can-Am baseball league official visits Cuba

Havana News - Wed, 2017-04-05 17:27
Summary:  Michel Laplate, president of the Québec Capitales franchise and vice-president of the Can-Am Independent Baseball League, heads a delegation that arrived in Havana on a working visit. Image: 

Cuban and Chilean Business Executives Sign Contract on Nickel

Havana News - Wed, 2017-04-05 16:37
Summary:  Cuban and Chilean business executives signed on Tuesday in Havana a contract of the International Economic Association to begin a feasible study on the extraction of iron and chromium in the area of Nicaro in the province of eastern Holguin. Image: 

Cruises to Cuba on the rise

Havana News - Wed, 2017-04-05 16:28
Summary:  New arrivals of US cruise companies Pearl Seas, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruises took place during the first quarter of 2017 to Havana, which is in line with the projections of the development of such attractive activity in Cuba. Image: 

Another American Cruise Company arrives in Havana

Havana News - Fri, 2017-03-31 17:51
Summary:  The American Company Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Ltd. -based in Miami, made today the first operation to Cuba destination with the arrival of the cruiser Azamara Quest to Havana bay. Image: 

E-banking a priority in Cuba to fight long queues

Havana News - Wed, 2017-03-22 18:36
Summary:  The Cuban Banco Metropolitano will boost e-banking and other initiatives in order to improve services to the population, affected by the insufficient number of facilities it has in Havana city. Image: 

Cuban and US scientists launch joint research on hurricanes

Havana News - Wed, 2017-03-22 18:25
Summary:  Cuban and US scientists held a joint workshop in Havana to study the frequency and intensity of hurricanes that hit the island in the past 10 thousand years with the aim of expanding their knowledge on those natural phenomena. Image: 

Havana Club International expands aged rum distillery

Havana News - Mon, 2017-03-20 19:49
Summary:  The Havana Club International company is investing in the expansion of its aged rum distillery located in the Cuban municipality of San Jose de las Lajas. Image: 

Cuba and Finland sign agreement on aviation

Havana News - Thu, 2017-03-16 16:37
Summary:  Alfredo Cordero, president of the Cuban Institute of Civil Aeronautics, and Kimmo Lähdevirta, Director General for the Americas and Asia at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, penned in Havana an air service between the two countries agreement. Image: 

Cuba will be at the 28th Lisbon Tourism Fair

Havana News - Thu, 2017-03-16 16:33
Summary:  Cuba will be present at the 28th Lisbon International Tourism Fair BTL 2017, to take place March 15-19, as Portugal continues to be an important market of Cuba tourism. Image: 

Cuba and Russia talk migration in Havana

Havana News - Thu, 2017-03-16 16:25
Summary:  Cuban and Russian officials held bilateral talks in Havana on migration consular and legal issues and the pace of cooperation projects. Image: 

Cuba: an example on the work with handicapped people

Havana News - Mon, 2017-03-13 16:12
Summary:  Cuba is an example in the attention and inclusion of handicapped people, despite the limitations in resources due to the over 50 years long US blockade, an Ecuadorean expert said in Havana. Image: 

First luxury hotel in Cuba to open this month

Havana News - Fri, 2017-03-10 18:45
Summary:  The first five-star luxury tourist facility in Cuba, the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana, located in the area with the highest patrimonial value of the capital, will open this month. Image: 

Serbian VP arrives in Cuba to strengthen links with the Caribbean

Havana News - Fri, 2017-03-10 18:07
Summary:  The Vice-President and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic, upon his arrival in Cuba said his participation in the events underway in Havana of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) shows the interest of his country to strengthen relations with the region. Image: 

Air Europa flies Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Cuba

Havana News - Fri, 2017-03-10 17:48
Summary:  Air Europa will include a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, one of the newest planes in the world, to cover the Madrid-Havana route, announced in the Cuban Ministry of Tourism. Image: