Archive for the ‘Cuba’ Category

Cuba Marks World Day of Social Justice with Important Achievements

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating today the World Day of Social Justice with important achievements in health and education, … Congress of Higher Education, Universidad 2018, held on February 12-16, Velázquez noted that Cuba has more than 10,600 educational centers. Instituted …Read the complete article here

US Congressmen meet with Cuban Authorities

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 20 (ACN) The director general of the U.S. Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernandez de Cossío, received a bipartisan delegation of U. S. congressmen and senators in this capital today, led by Senator Patrick Leahy, (D-VT). Fernández de Cossío commented on his …Read the complete article here

Regent Adds Two New Cuba Cruises for 2019-20

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced it is adding more calls in Cuba on two itineraries in 2019 and 2020. Seven Seas Mariner will call at Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba on its October 15, 2019, sailing, while Seven Seas Navigator will call at Havana on its April 25, 2020, sailing.Read the complete article here

Mark Cuban’s views on the Mavericks tanking bounce around more than ping-pong balls

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban poses with a sledgehammer takes after he began the demolition process of the Mavericks locker room during a press availability before the 2017 NBA Draft at American Airlines Center on Thursday,June 22, 2017, in Dallas. The team is renovating the locker room …Read the complete article here

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says it would be best to tank: ‘Losing is our best option’

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

At 18-40 they currently have the third-worst record in the entire league, and could very well finish last when the regular season comes to a close in April. Though no one wants to tank, it’s clearly in the Mavericks’ best interest at this point to lose as many games as possible the rest of the way in order to …Read the complete article here

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Adding Voyages to Cuba

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced Tuesday it will be adding more voyages to Cuba on two itineraries in 2019 and 2020. As the only North American luxury cruise line granted permission to sail voyages to Cuba, the line’s Seven Seas Mariner ship will offer the first immersive itinerary to the island …Read the complete article here

FBI arrest Briton on suspicion of murdering wife reported missing on Cuba voyage

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

A Briton who reported his wife missing as the newlyweds’ catamaran sank off the Cuban coast has been arrested on suspicion of her murder after an FBI investigation. Lewis Bennett, 41, was arrested on Tuesday, accused of the second degree murder of Isabella Hellmann, who he said had disappeared …Read the complete article here

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: Tanking is ‘our best option’

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said tanking is his team’s “best option” in 2017-18. “I’m probably not supposed to say this, but, like, I just had dinner with a bunch of our guys the other night, and here we are, you know, we weren’t competing for the playoffs. I was like, ‘Look, losing is our best option,'” …Read the complete article here

The Cuban time warp

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Every travel site warned me that I was only to travel to Cuba if I was engaging in official business, journalism, the arts, or some nonsense about “support for the Cuban people.” This was worrying, but the Feds seemed perfectly happy to take my word for it with a click when I bought the ticket. There was …Read the complete article here

Independent Cuban filmmakers in New York’s Museum of Modern Art

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

HAVANA TIMES — An exhibition on independent Cuban film will be shown in March at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. This is an unprecedented event within Cuba’s cultural scene, there’s no doubt about that. The movies which will be screened have all been censored by Cuban institutions and the …Read the complete article here

Governor Hopes NAFTA Changes Are Minor, Doesn’t See Cuba Expansion In 2018

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

JONESBORO (KFSM) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson met with Vice-President Mike Pence, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and other lawmakers about a month ago to ensure the U.S. will remain in the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. “The United States should not pull out of NAFTA,” …Read the complete article here

Mark Cuban: “Losing is our best option.”

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Today on the inaugural episode of Julis Erving’s podcast, House Call with Dr. J, the Dr. welcomed the outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks to do some more out-speaking. The conversation between Dr. J and Mark Cuban started with Cuban’s upbringing, his time in Pittsburgh, random references to …Read the complete article here

Raúl continues tour of nation’s military industry

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Accompanying Raul on the tour, as on previous occasions, were José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and a Council of State vice president; First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Army Corps General Leopoldo Cintra Frías …Read the complete article here

Murillo and Cabrisas receive Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Marino Murillo Jorge, a vice president of the Council of Ministers and Head of the Permanent Commission for Implementation and Development of Cuba’s Economic and Social Policy Guidelines, received the Deputy Prime Ministerand Minister of Interior of the Slovak Republic, Robert Kaliňák, …Read the complete article here

Belarus, Cuba to review cooperation in science, technology

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The agenda of the upcoming event was discussed in a meeting between Chairman of Belarus’ State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Cuba to Belarus Juan Valdes Figueroa. The two sides also reviewed the results of the …Read the complete article here

11 days in Cuba without a car-any advices?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Hello dear travelers, Me and my boyfriend will be travelling for the first time to Cuba from the12th to the 22nd of March. We have 10 days to travel around the country but we didn´t rent a car as we think it is too expensive, and I read Viazul…Read the complete article here

Regent Adds More Cuba Cruises for 2019, 2020

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Regent Seven Seas Cruises reports it is adding more calls in Cuba on two itineraries in 2019 and 2020. Seven Seas Mariner will call at Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba on its October 15, 2019, sailing, while Seven Seas Navigator will call at Havana on its April 25, 2020, sailing. On the Cuba …Read the complete article here

Sabor Latino lives up to the online hype with a tasty Cuban sandwich and more

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Nothing fancy about Sabor Latino, but the proof is in the flavors. | Photo by Kevin Gibson. People raved over the Cuban sandwich, hailing it as a revelation that takes them back to south Florida street vendor versions of the timeless classic. I’ve not been to Florida in years, but I’ll never turn down a Cuban.Read the complete article here

The Future of Cuba Lies in Asia

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Just like Cuba, its independence and national sovereignty began in 1959. Barely 100 km2, without any natural resources and a population of 5.3 million people, 42% of whom are immigrants, it formed a federation with Malaysia which then disintegrated two years later due to different ideological, ethnic …Read the complete article here

ETECSA Enhances Connectivity to the Rest of the World with SES Networks

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Cubans and visitors to Cuba will have additional access to reliable and uninterrupted connectivity throughout the main island of Cuba as ETECSA, Cuba’s national telecommunications operator, signed a deal with SES Networks for satellite services, SES announced today. This press release features …Read the complete article here

New routes out of Cuba

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

HAVANA — A year ago Cuban migrants’ route was like a vast and swift-flowing river but on Jan. 12, 2017, Barack Obama and Raúl Castro agreed to put an end to the waterlogged policy regulating Cuban entry into the United States, blocking the current and forcing it to find a new course. No more wet or …Read the complete article here

7 day trip to Cuba, Any advise will be appreciated

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Hey folks, I am planning a 7 day trip to Cuba for Mid June. I would like very much to get a taste of as much as I can within that time. Beach going and some snorkeling is a must on this trip. I do not need to stay in an all inclusive hotel, but I…Read the complete article here

17 yo in cuba (male)

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Hey I’m just wondering I’m 17 going on 18, and my family is going to Cuba this march break, not sure what resort yet as we’re looking at a few, just wondering if at 17 I’ll get an old enough to drink bracelet?Read the complete article here

Babies Born In UK More Likely To Die In First Month Than Cuba and Latvia, UNICEF Report Finds

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Babies born in the United Kingdom are more likely to die in the first month than if they were born than Latvia, Lithuania, Cuba or Montenegro. These were the results of a Unicef analysis – ‘Every Child Alive’ – that found every year, 2.6 million babies around the world die before they are a month old.Read the complete article here

Mark Cuban says it would be best for 18-40 Mavs to keep losing

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

I was like, ‘Look, losing is our best option,'” Cuban said on the podcast. “Adam [Silver] would hate hearing that, but I at least sat down and I explained it to them. And I explained what our plans were going to be this summer, that we’re not going to tank again. This was, like, a year-and-a-half tanking, and …Read the complete article here

Revealed: the safest place in the world to have a baby

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The UK has a higher mortality rate for newborn babies than Cuba and Lithuania, a UNICEF report reveals. Japan is the safest place in the world to have a baby with a neonatal mortality rate equivalent to 1 death in every 1,111 live births. Of the 184 countries in the table, the United Kingdom is in 30th …Read the complete article here

Guyanese American Delegation Heading to Cuba for People to People Encounter

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The visit is organized by Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba Mr. Halim Majeed in conjunction with Guyana’s Honorary Consul in Florida, Mr. Ramzan Roshanali and President of the Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) Mr. Wesley Kirton. The visiting delegation comprises members of the …Read the complete article here

3 weeks in Cuba road trip Itinerary North to South

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Hi, this is almost what I’ve done. The trip to the mountains near Santiago it was really though! Do not miss Los Cocos beach. https:/…Read the complete article here

US Congressional delegation embarks on three-day Cuba trip for talks

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

(MENAFN) Cuba has received an American Congressional delegation for their three-day tour, aiming to hold talks with officials of the foreign … with the delegation Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy is leading, for a “fact-finding trip” involving Washington’s foreign standards transformation to Cuba.Read the complete article here

St. Petersburg regatta to Havana again buffeted by politics

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The 2017 St. Petersburg-Habana Yacht Race was celebrated as more than a competitive regatta to Cuba’s capital city of Havana. The relaunch of the maritime competition cancelled since 1959 was hailed as a reflection of the detente started under President Barack Obama. The event returns for a …Read the complete article here

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