Posts Tagged ‘cuba’

Past meets present: An American in Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

For many who travel to Cuba today, there’s a sense or feeling that things are “stuck in time.” The stunning architecture my great-grandmother …Read the complete article here

Royal Caribbean launches Cuba cruise from Port Tampa Bay

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The Empress of the Seas by Royal Caribbean will be sailing to Cuba from Port Tampa Bay starting Sunday. [Photo courtesy of Port Tampa Bay].Read the complete article here

Google launches servers in Cuba to speed up YouTube and search

Friday, April 28th, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) — Cubans who use Google services will soon notice they load much faster. This week, Google’s servers went live in …Read the complete article here

Cuban Speleologist Remembers Crossing The Amazon River

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban speleologist Alejandro Romero, a delegate of Cuban Antonio Núñez Jiménez Foundation for …Read the complete article here

Google launches servers in Cuba to speed up YouTube and search

Friday, April 28th, 2017

This week, Google’s servers went live in Cuba, meaning the country will now store Google content locally. Google and the state-run telecom company …Read the complete article here

Cuba warns of further belt tightening as Venezuelan crisis deepens

Friday, April 28th, 2017

HAVANA, April 28 (Reuters) – Cuba plans to reduce spending further in 2018 following two years of budget cuts, the ruling Communist Party …Read the complete article here

Cuba Gooding Sr., former lead singer of The Main Ingredient, dies at 72

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Authorities say the 72-year-old singer and father of Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. was found dead in a car Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Woodland …Read the complete article here

Google’s Real Impact in Cuba Today

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Internet giant Google’s servers officially went live in Cuba on Wednesday, thus making it the first foreign search engine in the island nation.Read the complete article here

Cuban state news agency restarts operations in Washington

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Cuba’s state news agency Prensa Latina officially restarted journalism operations in the US capital of Washington on Friday, unfreezing 50 years of …Read the complete article here

That didn’t take long: fewer Americans want to travel to Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

RICHMOND, VA — A year after the U.S. government began easing travel restrictions to Cuba, a new survey suggests Americans are less interested in …Read the complete article here

Are Americans Really Less Interested in Cuba?

Friday, April 28th, 2017

It was believed that people would begin traveling to Cuba en masse when the Obama Administration announced it was normalizing diplomatic …Read the complete article here

Cuba warns of further belt tightening as Venezuelan crisis deepens

Friday, April 28th, 2017

By Marc FrankHAVANA, April 28 (Reuters) – Cuba plans to reduce spending further in 2018 following two years of budget cuts, the ruling Communist …Read the complete article here

Cuba, Seychelles vow to expand cooperation

Friday, April 28th, 2017

HAVANA, April 27 (Xinhua) — Cuban President Raul Castro and his visiting Seychelles counterpart, Danny Faure, expressed mutual willingness here …Read the complete article here

Flood of Cuban migrants to United States shrinks to a trickle

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Critics of the Castro government used to point to the exodus as proof that Cubans preferred capitalism over socialism. Havana blamed it on the U.S. …Read the complete article here

Cuban Pastor Jailed for Homeschooling

Friday, April 28th, 2017

A Cuban pastor has been sentenced to one year in prison for homeschooling his children after a government prosecutor said homeschooling “is not …Read the complete article here

BtH: Past, Present and Future of US-Cuba Relations

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Fraga gave remarks on the recent changes to the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba since the reopening of diplomatic relations between the two …Read the complete article here

Cuba breaks ground on 60-MW biomass plant

Friday, April 28th, 2017

April 28 (Renewables Now) – Cuba broke ground on a 60-MW biomass plant, the official newspaper for the Central Committee of the Cuban …Read the complete article here

Stats: Interest in Travel to Cuba Falls 2 Percent

Friday, April 28th, 2017

A year since the U.S. government’s easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, an annual survey by travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance is …Read the complete article here

Google switches on its servers in Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

An Internet-equipped cafe in Havana. Google launched servers in Cuba on Wednesday, offering Cubans faster Internet speeds, although costs and …Read the complete article here

My Cuban Journey: Exploring the Southern Coast

Friday, April 28th, 2017

After a day exploring Isla de la Juventud, we were half way through the Group IST/Variety Cruises Cuba trip. We had spent two nights at the Port of …Read the complete article here

Google is trying to bring the internet to Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The internet does not really exist in Cuba. (Hey, Raul Castro!) It’s partially a side effect of the government trying to limit access to a world of information, …Read the complete article here

State Visit Cuba-President Faure Opens Seychelles Embassy in Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Havana, Cuba: The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Danny Faure witnessed the official inauguration of the Seychelles Embassy in Cuba, …Read the complete article here

Bio-electric plant begins construction in Cuba in cooperation with China

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The largest Cuban bio-electric plant with foreign investment for clean energy production began construction on Thursday in the central Cuban …Read the complete article here

Americans already losing interest in Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

A year after the US government relaxed its travel restrictions to Cuba, Allianz Global Assistance is reporting that fewer Americans are interested in …Read the complete article here

It’s Port Tampa Bay’s turn to host a Cuba cruise

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International has home-ported ships in Tampa in past winters, but never in the summer. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a …Read the complete article here

send funds to cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

My ships agent in Cuba has provided me with the Banco Internacional de Commercio (BIC) SWIFT code BIDCCUHH and beneficiary account number …Read the complete article here

Google servers go live in Cuba

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Google has become the first foreign company to offer internet services in Cuba after its data servers were switched on in the country, reports the Miami …Read the complete article here

Flood of Cuban migrants to United States shrinks to a trickle

Friday, April 28th, 2017

HAVANA (Reuters) – The flood of Cubans to the United States via perilous journeys by sea or land has turned into a mere trickle since the end of the …Read the complete article here

Cuba gets Google, at last

Friday, April 28th, 2017

It granted Cubans speedy access to the Google Global Cache network, which stores content from sites like Gmail and YouTube on servers located …Read the complete article here

21 Cuba Street, Marton

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Are you looking for a large family home? This is exactly what you are looking for! Four bedrooms, a large kitchen/dining/lounge area with a log burner .Read the complete article here

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