David Urra
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David Urra

David Urra is the chief marketing analyst at International Consulting & Representation Services/Cuba (IcarusCuba). He has produced market studies for a wide range of Latin American, European and U.S. clients exploring market entry possibilities in Cuba’s IT, tourism, ranching, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors.

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VUINEX Opens Head Office in Havana

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The head office of VUINEX officially opened its doors yesterday in Havana. Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Déborah Rivas, Vice Minister at MINCEX, representatives o... More »

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Cuba Registers its Third COVID Vaccine

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The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) presented the required documentation to the regulatory authority for Drugs, Equipment and Medical Devices (CECMED) on October 31st for its third vaccine against COVID-19. According to the national TV ... More »

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Cuba Bets on its New EcoTaxis

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Ecotaxis, the new three-wheeled emissions-free vehicles now in circulation on the streets of Havana will provide electrically powered taxi services on two central routes. These EcoTaxis, a fleet of 23 orange cars in all, are not only an eco-friendly method of ... More »

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The Mariel Port Achieves Two Million TEU

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The arrival of the ship MV Julius, from the Melfi Marine shipping line, a regular service between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, marked a special achievement on the part of the port, reaching 2,000,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) since its openin... More »

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Cuba Reaches Agreement with the Paris Club

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The Paris Club, a financial organization consisting of officials from 22 developed creditor countries, has reached an agreement for a moratorium on Cuban debt payment this year. The decision was questioned by the US administration which is attempting to cut of... More »

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The New Normal: Cuba’s COVID Strategy

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz recently spoke to the audience on Mesa Redonda to explain the steps needed to alleviate the effects of the pandemic. The actions to be taken in the near future will be known as the “new n... More »

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Germany and Cuba Strengthen Economic Links

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Meetings have taken place between the governments and entrepreneurs of Germany and Cuba with the goal of expanding economic activities under the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. Recently, the Vice-minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Ana Ter... More »

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