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Cuba starts trial of internet in homes

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-19 20:14
Summary:  The Cuban telecommunications company ETCESA announced the launching of a pilot program of internet in Cuban homes in the next days. Image: 

American tourists increase demand for hotels in Cuba

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-19 19:53
Summary:  Two years ago, President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations with Cuba. Since then, Cold War-era travel restrictions that prohibited most Americans from visiting were lifted, leading to a surge of U.S. tourists and a scramble to accommodate them. Image: 

Cuban movies to be screened today at Havana Film Festival

Havana News - Wed, 2016-12-14 20:15
Summary:  Three Cuban feature films and seven documentaries will be presented today to the public on the seventh day of the 38th edition of the Havana Film Festival, which runs in this city until December 18th. Image: 

German airline Eurowings starts flying to Cuba

Havana News - Wed, 2016-12-14 19:26
Summary:  German airline Eurowings will start operating from tomorrow in Havana, which ratifies the bet of that European country for Cuba destination, stated the Cuban Tourism Ministry. Image: 

Brian de Palma at Havana Film Festival: “¡Viva Cuba!”

Havana News - Tue, 2016-12-13 19:31
Summary:  Surrounded by Cuban filmmakers and students, the American director Brian de Palma spoke about the challenges of making films, his stories and the elements that, in his opinion, directly influence on the psychology of characters and interpreters. Image: 

Southwest starts regular commercial flights to Havana

Havana News - Tue, 2016-12-13 18:34
Summary:  Southwest Airlines made its first regular commercial flight to Havana bringing 156 passengers thus joining JetBlue, Silver Airways, Delta and American Airlines, which were the first to reopen the US-Cuba connection closed over the past fifty years. Image: 

Google and Cuba Sign Bilateral Accord

Havana News - Tue, 2016-12-13 18:20
Summary:  Cuba’s Telecom Company ETECSA and Google signed a bilateral accord Monday in Havana through which the US company offers the island its Google Global Cache service allowing Cuban users to connect faster to the contents on that popular browser. Image: 

Brazilian movie star Sonia Braga happy to be in Cuba

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-12 21:10
Summary:  Coming to Cuba is a dream come true, something I always wanted from my childhood, the renowned Brazilian actress Sonia Braga, special guest to the 38th edition of the Havana Film Festival, told the press. Image: 

Snowden by Oliver Stone captivates Cuban audiences

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-12 20:58
Summary:  Snowden, directed by US filmmaker Oliver Stone, has captivated the Cuban people during the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema underway in Havana. Image: 

Over 80 movies to be screened at Havana Film Festival

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-12 20:43
Summary:  A meeting with British Paul Dugdale, director of the documentaries on the Rolling Stones tour of Latin America and their concert in Cuba, and the screening of 85 films are the highlight today in the program of the Havana Film Festival, which runs until December 18th in this city. Image: 

Cuban and US officials to meet in Havana on Wednesday

Havana News - Wed, 2016-12-07 18:05
Summary:  Delegations from Cuba and the United States will meet in Havana tomorrow, December 7, for the fifth session of the Bilateral Commission, Cubaminrex site reported. Image: 

Cuban National Ballet continues work despite sorrow for Fidel´s passing

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-05 16:57
Summary:  Prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, director of the Cuban National Ballet, said that, despite the sorrow they feel for the passing of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, the company is working on the traditional January 1st Gala to celebrate the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution. Image: