LinkedInTwitterDavid 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.
Air Canada Vacations announced the resumption of flights to the northern keys (Cayo Coco) beginning September 4. One weekly flight will depart from Montreal. At the end of the month, there will be another flight from Toronto. The recent certification of intern... More »
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world economy have been devastating and Cuba is no exception. The country has one surprising and significant advantage though: more than 60 years of experience dealing the challenges of an economy crippled by brutal ... More »
Cuba is moving forward in its efforts to increase production by expediting the import process for private producers and facilitating their exports. Resolution 315, recently passed by the Cuban government is designed to put private and state enterprises on an e... More »
Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines announced August 19 that Cuba now has its candidate, SOBERANA 01, the vaccine against COVID-19. This announcement came on the 105th anniversary of the death of the discoverer of the agent ... More »
Alto Cedro Finanzas Internacionales S.L., a Spanish corporation based in Madrid, has received approval from Cuban authorities to operate a 100% foreign capital subsidiary in Cuba. The subsidiary will be known in Cuba as “Corporacion Financiera Alto Cedro, S.A.... More »
The Cuban scientific community has continued research and development and is now about to take another step in the island’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world. There are currently four vaccine candidates under development and testing at th... More »
As part of Cuba’s new economic strategy, companies in charge of marketing Cuban rum have recently successfully expanded their export connections. AZCUBA Group, through its partner Zerus, has established a commercial alliance with Island Rum Brands SL, creating... More »
The issue of water supply in large cities is a central theme that reflects the quality of life of the population. The city of Havana is no exception. That is why the Cuban authorities, despite the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the financial situation ... More »
The Cuban health system is working hard to solve the SARS-CoV-2 crisis. In this effort, the interaction between the different fields of the Cuban society that are protagonists in this fight plays a decisive role. Science and its research-development institutio... More »
The Cuban company CNEURO is about to launch the first “Made in Cuba” pulmonary ventilators. By the end of this year, about 500 pulmonary ventilators will be made – 250 of each prototype. CNEURO also plans to market and export these ventilators to other countri... More »
Cuban agriculture is immersed, like other sectors of the economy, in increasing exports to improve the financial balance sheet and provide current resources to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus. In Ciego de Avila, the Cuban province that has the highest ... More »
Cuando se anuncio por John Bolton la posibilidad de que el Gobierno de Donald Trump liberase el Titulo tres de la Ley Helms-Burton, muchos se preguntaron si eso seria posible o era solo una de las tantas maniobras del presidente norteamericano para contentar a... More »
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