Posts Tagged ‘cuba’

Can Americans Still Visit Cuba In 2018?

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

If you’re hoping to vacation in Cuba in 2018, you’re in luck–as long as you qualify for one of the 12 authorized categories of travel. These categories – which are allegedly difficult to qualify for–include family visits, journalistic activity, public performances, support for Cuban people, humanitarian projects, …Read the complete article here

Alert in Cuba on Complexities in Confronting Drug Trafficking

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

‘Cuba is not immune to this problem, added the Minint officer, who said that 92 percent of the drug seized in the Caribbean nation comes from shipments that … Another complex point is the incidence in the region of criminal groups linked to drugs in which foreigners and Cubans participate, Poey added.Read the complete article here

Cuba’s socialist revolution uprooted anti-Chinese discrimination

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

This new edition of Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution appears twelve years after the original was presented at the Havana International Book Fair in February 2006. The demand for a second edition is testimony to the enduring interest …Read the complete article here

CARICOM AND CUBA SOLIDARITY

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Another CARICOM-Cuba summit, the sixth, has recently ended in Antigua and Barbuda. These summits followed the establishment of diplomatic relations between four independent Caribbean countries forty-plus years ago, all former colonies of England. They were Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and …Read the complete article here

Nelson de Mille: An affair with Cuba and his characters

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Nelson de Mille has a knack for writing male characters that his female readers want to sleep with. Recurring characters former New York policeman John Corey, turned anti-terrorist agent, is cocky and brimming with testosterone; Paul Brenner, former army investigator, now special agent is smart and …Read the complete article here

Critic’s Choice: Favorite Restaurants in and Around Cuba, AL

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Spending time in or around Cuba, AL? This is one of the best places for eating out in the county. The next time you’re in town, whether with your family, friends or just travelling solo — check out our top 5 list below to ensure you and your significant others have the best eating experience possible.Read the complete article here

Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund (CUBA) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.09

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund logo Media stories about Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund (NASDAQ:CUBA) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and …Read the complete article here

Less Cubans And More Deportations: The End Of Exile?

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

CUBA (Conspiracy Talk News) – Almost a year after the end of the policy named “dry feet, wet feet”, Cubans have joined the immigrants from other countries who try to reach the United States in an irregular manner and risk being arrested or deported. The change of policy has also caused a turning point …Read the complete article here

Mass Hysteria or Microwave Weapons—What’s Behind the ‘Sonic Attacks’ On US Diplomats in Cuba?

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The American flag flies outside the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, December 12, 2017. Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters. Earlier this year, reports emerged of a stealth “sonic attack” on Americans working at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba. Twenty-four staff members were diagnosed with symptoms including …Read the complete article here

Cuba Gooding Jr. battles sweltering Sydney heat-wave

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Forget to read the weather forecast? Cuba Gooding Jr. battles sweltering Sydney heat-wave in a puffer jacket and jeans after jetting in for Optus promo tour. He jetted Down Under this month to promote his new collaboration with Australian telecommunications giant Optus. And it seems Cuba Gooding Jr.Read the complete article here

ALBA-TCP Political Council opened yesterday in Havana

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The XVI Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty, referred to as ALBA-TCP, started yesterday in Havana, Cuba with the goal of strengthening Latin American and Caribbean ties and integration. Representatives from Nicaragua, Saint Vincent and …Read the complete article here

After cuba lost economic aid from the soviet union fidel castro

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

the United States the right to send troops to Cuba whenever it deemed necessary, was abrogated in 1934, but the United States dominated Cuba until 1959, when Fidel Castro came to power. Later on when Castro was pardoned by the Batista government and departed for Mexico, he continued to …Read the complete article here

“Lessons Learned from Cuba: Using Healthcare Systems and Stillbirth Rat” by Ravi Patel

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Cuba and the U.S. have different health care systems but similar health outcomes. In 2015 U.S. and Cuba had the same stillbirth rate. Cuba is a prevention-based system that is free for all, while the U.S. is a treatment-based system that uses a fee for service system. Cuba has ratified international laws …Read the complete article here

Cuban Film Sergio & Serguei Captivates in Havana Film Festival

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Many Cubans see similar experiences, reactions and feelings reflected in the film and, perhaps, the metaphors to highlight the bad things, those things that – in the opinion of the director – we should stop taking seriously because they paralyze us, may be surprising, but we do not fall in the joking, nor in …Read the complete article here

Russia sends medicines to Cuba’s regions affected by Hurricane Irma

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

HAVANA, December 16. /TASS/. Russia has sent a batch of humanitarian aid through the World Health Organization (WHO) to the inhabited communities in Cuba affected by the devastating Hurricane Irma, which hit the country in early September.Read the complete article here

Cuba Gooding Jr. crashes multiple Christmas parties, hang with fans in Sydney

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Don’t threaten Cuba Gooding Jr. with a good time! The Hollywood actor, best known for playing eccentric professional football player Rod Tidwell in 1996’s Jerry Maguire, hit the streets of King’s Cross in Sydney recently, crashing multiple Christmas work parties at popular restaurants and doing some …Read the complete article here

Cuban senior diplomat says willing to improve US ties despite setback

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

HAVANA, Dec. 15 (Xinhua)– Cuba reiterated on Friday its willingness to continue normalizing ties with Washington, despite setbacks caused by U.S. President Donald Trump’s position on the issue. The current U.S. administration has returned to a pattern featuring hostile rhetoric against Cuba, similar to …Read the complete article here

147 Cuba Ave #A For Rent – Staten Island, NY

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

147 Cuba Ave #A, Staten Island, NY is a 3 bed, 2.5 bath, 1400 sq ft Single-family home available for rent in Staten Island, New York.Read the complete article here

From the 3500 new JFK files: CIA opened Oswald’s mail, and John Steinbeck’s

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The National Archives unsealed thousands of pages from the Kennedy files on Friday. And while assassinations buffs weren’t likely to find any major revelations – no proof of a second gunman, a Cuban plot, or evidence the killer could have been stopped – they’ll have plenty to chew on. The 3,539 …Read the complete article here

Cuba, Monaco Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

For his part, the Cuban ambassador pointed out that ‘our peoples have long been in contact and have several elements in common: we are small states, very attached to independence and sovereignty, which try to develop surrounded by great neighbors, which is not always easy, but we have managed …Read the complete article here

Collateral Awards of Havana Film Festival Granted

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The International School of Film and Television (EICTV), headquartered in Cuba, decided to grant its award to the medium-length film by Lissette Orozco ‘El pacto de Adriana’ (Chile), which was also granted the Memory Documentary Award shared with ‘Pizarro’ (Colombia), by Simon Hernandez.Read the complete article here

Venezuela pulls out of joint venture with Cuba in oil refinery

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

HAVANA – After upgrading a Soviet-era refinery in Cienfuegos to convert Venezuelan oil shipments into refined products, Venezuela is allowing Cuba to take about half of their stake in the joint venture, according to Cuban officials. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro remains one of Cuba’s most …Read the complete article here

Cuba, Serbia presidents vow to increase political, economic ties

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

HAVANA, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) — Cuban president, Raul Castro on Friday received his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic where they agreed to increase economic and commercial ties between both countries and highlighted the “high level” of political dialogue. Castro welcomed Vucic at the …Read the complete article here

Cuba fully operates oil refinery formerly managed in joint venture with Venezuela

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

HAVANA, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) — Cuba’s state oil company, CUPET, has taken full ownership and operations of the Camilo Cienfuegos oil refinery in central Cuba formerly managed in a joint venture with Venezuela, Cuban state media announced on Friday. According to a report published by the Cuban …Read the complete article here

Cuban President Welcomes his Serbian Counterpart

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

On the Cuban side also participated the first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel; the Foreign Affairs Minister, Bruno Rodríguez; of Public Health, Roberto Morales; and Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca; besides the ambassador of Cuba in …Read the complete article here

Cambria Hotel and Suites opens this weekend in Asheville

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

It opens with 136 rooms, a three-level parking deck with 117 parking spaces and one restaurant called Hemingway’s Cuba — the vision of Fraga, a Cuban immigrant. A representative from FIRC said the development group believes it will open “hopefully” Saturday or Sunday while Hemingway’s Cuba …Read the complete article here

Edelweiss Motorcycle Tours In Cuba

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Americans have had a really odd relationship with Cuba, for decades being nearly out of reach for most citizens until relations thawed a few years ago. New regulations introduced by the current U.S. administration have somewhat complicated travel to the island close to Florida, but it’s still possible.Read the complete article here

Cuba Gooding Jr. crashes multiple Christmas parties, hangs with fans in Sydney

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The Hollywood actor, best known for playing eccentric professional football player Rod Tidwell in 1996’s Jerry Maguire, hit the streets of King’s Cross in Sydney recently, crashing multiple Christmas work parties at popular restaurants and doing some people watching at Ravesi’s in Bondi, according to …Read the complete article here

349 Cuba St Holly Springs, MS 38635

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

349 Cuba St, Holly Springs, MS is a 1142 sq ft, 3 bed, 2 bath home listed on Trulia for $64900 in Holly Springs, Mississippi.Read the complete article here

Jazz Caliente: West Coast Cubans Make Music in Los Angeles

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Miami is known for its “Little Havana” neighborhood, home to Cuban and Cuban-American culture since the 1960s. On the other side of the US, the equivalent was Echo Park in Los Angeles. Although many of the Cuban exiles who settled in the Echo Park neighborhood have since dispersed throughout …Read the complete article here

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