The Helms-Burton lawsuit against MSC Cruises has been dismissed by a federal judge in Miami. Judge Beth Bloom of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida approved the MSC Cruises’ motion to dismiss the lawsuit alleging the line trafficked i... More »
Each year the Havana International Film Festival or the Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana (Spanish), founded in 1979, is one of the most awaited film festivals of the region. The 41st festival will take place in Havana in vario... More »
Prepare to be dazzled! It’s on again – Arte y Moda – Fashion Week in Havana. From November 11 to 16, the City plays host to Cuba’s most sensational showcase of contemporary trends in clothing design. This year’s Arte y Moda is special because it takes place wi... More »
Havana, the iconic capital of Cuba, will be celebrating its 500th anniversary this November 2019. A host of festivities are expected during this festive year, to honor a remarkable milestone only a few places have achieved across the Western Hemisphere. Founde... More »
The number of international tourist arrivals to Cuba surpassed three million in mid August, despite efforts by the United States government to crush tourism to the Island. Those three million plus tourists flocking to its shores are mainly Canadian, followed b... More »
Ten Spanish hotel chains will participate in the 23rd edition of the MITM Americas 2019 conference. MITM 2019 will take place at the Hotel Nacional in Havana from October 14 to 17. The event will coincide with the city’s 500th anniversary (November 16). The bi... More »
At the request of the Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness, additional Cuban doctors are on their way to the Island to assist in providing healthcare services. Since 1976, more than 200 Cuban medical staff have been assisting in Jamaica. In 1976, Cuban med... More »
Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba S.A. (ETECSA) announced a price reduction for its Nauta Hogar prepaid service. The price cut began yesterday at midnight. After account holders have used the 30 hours of their prepaid contract and still have a balance, int... More »
The Canadian Embassy in Havana has reopened following a temporary closure in May which left many Cubans without immigration services. Services previously provided such as visitor visas, study and work permits, and interviews for permanent residence applicants ... More »
In spite of the effects of the recent Trump administration’s tightening of the U.S. embargo against Cuba, the Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero stated on Friday that 4,300,000 tourist arrivals are still expected to visit the Island this year. That number is l... More »
This past April, the Cuban Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Jorge León Cruz received a visit from Khalifa Alqubaisi, the Assistant Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD). The Cuban Ambassador presented Alqubaisi with a letter from ... More »
A Cuban Television News report announced that measures would be taken to increase the salaries of government employees to help improve the purchasing power of the population. These moves are seen as a boost to the economy in the face of increasingly severe eco... More »
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