Cuba’s REX car rental agency, a division of TRANSTUR, has added Mercedes-Benz vehicles to its fleet of luxury brand cars for rent. Joint venture MCV Comercial S.A. announced the delivery on its Facebook page. Founded in 1994, MCV Comercial S.A., is the Cuban d... More »
Health care officials reported today that 612,376 people have received COVID vaccinations in Cuba. They also predict the majority of the population will be vaccinated by the end of August. According to records released by the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP)... More »
Cuba is in attendance at FITUR 2021 with a delegation led by the Minister of Tourism, Juan Carlos García Grande. It is the first global face-to-face tourism event to take place since the pandemic began. FITUR is organized by IFEMA Madrid. FITUR starts today an... More »
The Central Bank of Cuba (BCC) has announced new options for sending remittances to Cuba. Transferring money to family has been next to impossible since the Trump administration shut down of Western Union offices, and the limitation of tourism during the pande... More »
Japan has donated 84 buses for public transportation in Havana. Katia Monzon, the Economic-Commercial Counselor of Cuba in Japan, and Takuma Momoi, of the Japan International Cooperation System (JICS), met to review the execution of the donation of non-refunda... More »
On Tuesday, Cuba presented its investment opportunities on the Madrid Platform, an event hosted live from the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid. The Forum ends today, May 12. The Madrid Platform objective is to connect small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from ... More »
Cubanacán group and Muthu Hotels MGM are set to open the new five-star Gran Muthu Almirante Hotel in the Guardalavaca resort area on July 1. The new Gran Muthu Almirante Hotel boasts 514 rooms, 53 of them in the Royal Floor, an adults-only section and the firs... More »
E-commerce is on the rise in Cuba. Electronic payments by warehouses and retail in Cuba’s domestic trade system have shown an increase in the number of transactions taking place. The Ministry of Domestic Trade (MINCIN) has been working for the last two years o... More »
Phase III clinical trials of Cuba’s Abdala vaccine came to a close on May 1. Tests show very positive results for safety and efficacy, said senior researcher, Dr. Sonia Resik, head of Virology at the Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK). Dr. Resik tol... More »
The Central Bank of Cuba (BCC) announced a new set of measures for credits and financing to farmers, to begin immediately. The measures come into force because of the problems that emerged and the government’s need to resolve the matter. Francisco Mayobre Lenc... More »
“Cuba could be the next great cruise vacation destination,” the British newspaper The Telegraph reported a few days ago, stating Cuba cruise vacations are still blocked by U.S. government sanctions. Cruise fans are not impressed. The Telegraph article also men... More »
Over 1,900 contracts have been signed by non-state sector and state-owned import/export companies since the regulations supporting these activities came into force last summer. In August 2020, these regulations were approved to expand foreign trade opportuniti... More »
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