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E-banking a priority in Cuba to fight long queues

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 

Emblematic Havana city restaurants reopen after restoration

Wed, 2017-02-15 19:46
Summary:  The popular Havana Pio Pio cafeteria and Montecatini pizza parlor reopened its doors on Tuesday to being offering services to locals after an intense refurbishing process. Image: 

Tips & Advice about Cuba for potencial travelers!

Thu, 2017-02-09 18:11
Summary:  If you are planning a trip to Cuba, here you can find very good tips! Image: 

Cuba 2017 International Book Fair opens in Havana

Thu, 2017-02-09 17:47
Summary:  The Cuba 2017 International Book Fair will be inaugurated this Thursday at 9 AM at its traditional venue of the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress, overlooking Havana bay and it will run through the 19. Image: 

Two important books on Fidel Castro at Havana’s Book Fair

Sat, 2017-02-04 02:07
Summary:  Capitan San Luis Publishing House will present two significant books on the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the 26th International Book Fair of Havana. Image: 

Japanese hall of fame baseball player speaks of relations with Cuba

Sat, 2017-02-04 01:57
Summary:  Atsuya Furuta, a member of the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame, stressed the importance of relations between his country and Cuba in this sport at a lecture he gave at Latinoamericano stadium, in this city. Image: 

Progression of BMX in Cuba

Wed, 2017-02-01 17:42
Summary:  Despite government restrictions in Cuba, BMX riders have progressed with the sport they love. Image: 

Dunhill cigarettes already selling in Cuba

Wed, 2017-02-01 17:28
Summary:  The Cuban-Brazilian joint cigarette company Brascuba has introduced the popular British Dunhill cigarette brand in the Cuban market, in another initiative to keep increasing and diversifying its local offer. Image: 

Intl. Habano Cigar Festival to take place in Havana

Wed, 2017-02-01 17:19
Summary:  The 19th International Habano Cigar Festival will take place February 27 to March 3rd in Havana with a large program of activities combining the knowledge about Habano cigars and the enjoyment by participants of the latest and exquisite products. Image: 

Exhibition on Children Victims of Chernobyl Accident Opened to Public

Mon, 2017-01-30 19:23
Summary:  A graphic exhibition entitled Chernobyl children in Cuba will be exposed to the public until February 8th at the Jose Marti National Library, reported Juventud Rebelde daily. Image: 

New Jersey police official wants Cuba to return fugitives

Fri, 2017-01-27 17:18
Summary:  New Jersey police official wants Cuba to return fugitives Image: