Archive for the ‘Cuba’ Category

North Korea Sends Foreign Minister to Cuba as Chinese Arrive in Pyongyang

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The communist government of North Korea has dispatched Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho to Cuba for an “official visit,” state media confirmed on Friday, …Read the complete article here

Alaska Airlines cites Trump policy change in ending service to Cuba from LA

Friday, November 17th, 2017

In 2014, President Obama began opening ties with Cuba and relaxing restrictions to travel between the U.S. and the communist country. The biggest …Read the complete article here

North Korea sends foreign minister to Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Researchers said the interviewed more than 60 Cuban migrants in various cities in Mexico. Cuba is the only country in the Americas where the …Read the complete article here

Yes, you can still travel to Cuba — but make sure you know the new rules

Friday, November 17th, 2017

On the homepage of Cuba Travel Services, a company that makes travel arrangements to Cuba, a banner proclaims: “YES, American travel to Cuba is …Read the complete article here

US Former MLB Players on School Baseball Clinics in Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

US Former MLB Players on School Baseball Clinics in Cuba … City Royals, who will share with Cuban sports glory athletes in each of the provinces.Read the complete article here

Cuban businesswomen says changes hurting entrepreneurs, want Rubio meeting

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Rubio, a Cuban-American politician who advocates a “no contact” policy … has advised President Donald Trump on Cuba policy and welcomed his …Read the complete article here

Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as US policy bites

Friday, November 17th, 2017

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to …Read the complete article here

Cuban Exiles Recount ‘Sonic’ Torture by Castro Regime

Friday, November 17th, 2017

A group of Cuban exiles and former political prisoners gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to recount human rights abuses that they and their …Read the complete article here

Cuba: Shortage of plantain in Las Tunas after hurricane Irma

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The population of Las Tunas become nostalgic when they see the scarcity of plantain varieties in the markets after the destruction wrought by …Read the complete article here

Cuban Researchers Debate on the Thought of Fidel Castro

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Guantanamo, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban researchers, professors and students are debating here today about the legacy of Fidel Castro for …Read the complete article here

Learning the old rhythms of Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Students of all ages got a salute on the steps of City Hall for their work learning the rhythms of Cuba yesterday. Percussion professor Eddie Ming has …Read the complete article here

Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as US policy bites

Friday, November 17th, 2017

HAVANA (Reuters) – An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to explain the …Read the complete article here

Boulder Man Travels To Cuba For Cancer Treatments

Friday, November 17th, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Soon after he got his cancer diagnosis, George Keays sat down to write a note to friends. “Life isn’t meant to be fair,” he …Read the complete article here

CIA wanted to punish Canada in 1962 for flouting Cuban trade embargo, JFK files reveal

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Cuba couldn’t rely on the U.S. for trade, so Diefenbaker cleverly planned to make Canada the middle man and profit as a trading partner. Canada would export everything from spare airplane parts to rail cars to Cuba, explained John Kirk, a professor of Latin American studies at Dalhousie University.Read the complete article here

Retrenchment on Cuban Sanctions; The Search for a Middle Ground

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The Trump Administration has made good on its promise to cut back on the liberalized Cuban policy implemented by the Obama Administration with a new regime that introduces new travel restrictions as well as broad prohibitions on “direct financial transactions” between persons subject to the …Read the complete article here

Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as US policy bites

Friday, November 17th, 2017

They would like Rubio, who was born in the United States and has never been to Cuba, to visit the Caribbean island and witness the impact of U.S. policy. “We want to invite him or part of his team to come and learn about Cuba, the Cubans here and our businesses,” said Niuris Higueras, owner of the …Read the complete article here

Hare in Latin America Advisor on US-Cuba Relations

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Coupled with the health warning over the sonic attacks, an already nervous public will agonize about being prosecuted for visiting Cuba. Many will decide it’s not worth the bother. Even so, the rules are unenforceable. Yes, it is possible to blacklist hotels and restaurants, but it is nearly impossible visiting …Read the complete article here

Cuba Street – 2 bedroom apartment

Friday, November 17th, 2017

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Amid growing isolation, North Korea falls back on close ties with Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

In the midst of increasing international isolation, North Korea is sending its foreign minister to an old ally: Cuba. In a short message released Friday, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency announced that Ri Yong Ho and his delegation departed on their journey to Havana. The move comes …Read the complete article here

N. Korean foreign minister heads to Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

A North Korean delegation led by its top diplomat left for Cuba Friday, the North’s state media reported, in an apparent search of an ally amid international sanctions further isolating the communist North. “A DPRK government delegation led by Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho left here Friday to pay an official …Read the complete article here

More Opportunities for Private Sector as CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

Friday, November 17th, 2017

CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the recent 45th Meeting of the Council for Trade …Read the complete article here

Professor reflects on adventures investigating Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Amid remnants of the Cuban revolution, history professor Jonathan Brown climbed the island’s Sierra Maestra, 10 kilometers off the beaten path of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Raul Castro, the soles of his shoes flapping. He walked behind communist tour guide Manolo toward a military-protected, …Read the complete article here

Cuba Ratifies its Internationalist Position at COP 23

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The head of the Cuban delegation José Fidel Santana, during his speech at the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 23, on behalf of the government, ratified the solidarity and willingness to share scientific knowledge and experiences in the preparation and …Read the complete article here

Missouri Joins Cuba, Myanmar, Honduras On List Of International No-Go Destinations

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Some of the “no-go” destinations are ones you might predict from recent headlines: Myanmar for ethnic cleansing, Honduras for its high murder rate, and Cuba for the U.S. government’s tightening rules for Americans wishing to visit. Other locales are suffering under the weight of overtourism. Then there’s …Read the complete article here

The Trump Administration Takes Steps to Implement Rollback of Obama Era Sanctions Relief

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a global law firm with more than 1200 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.Read the complete article here

Cuba with Eight Wrestlers to under-23 World in Poland

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The Cuban wrestlers belonging to the modality of Greco-Roman style will travel to Poland, the host of the first world under-23 competition, on next Saturday, said Cuban Commissioner and president of the Cuban Wrestling Federation, Luis de la Portilla, in his statements to Prensa Latina Wednesday.Read the complete article here

inclusive 4* Cuba family break £496pp – incl. flights, 7nts resort, bags & transfers

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Pirates, give your family the gift of tropical sunshine this festive season with this deal from our Package Finder. You’ll get a week of the all inclusive treatment at Grand Memories Varadero, a 4* resort on the beachfront in this gorgeous corner of Cuba. Also included are flights, luggage, transfers and ATOL …Read the complete article here

Cuba: Havana Exhibits 498 Years of Archaeological History

Friday, November 17th, 2017

IN PICTURES: Dozens of Cubans celebrated the 498th anniversary of La Villa de San Cristobal in Havana with an archaeological fair in the same place where the capital of the island was established. galeria 9. Almost five centuries after its foundation, in 1519, they created a space to show the public the …Read the complete article here

General: Nearly 100000 Cuban Regime Agents Have Run Venezuela Since 2010

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Thousands of Cubans hold key positions in various Venezuelan government sectors, particularly in the national security and intelligence services used to monitor politicians, opposition members, business executives, and the population as a whole to keep the socialist regime in power, noted retired Maj.Read the complete article here

IOM to Assist 1600 Families Affected by Hurricane Irma in Cuba

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Cuba – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, will assist approximately 1,600 families in the hardest hit municipalities by Hurricane Irma in the Villa Clara province, Cuba, delivering mattress and bed sheet sets. The containers with the donated materials arrived on 23 October at Mariel port, in western Cuba and …Read the complete article here

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