Western Union in Cuba will be forced to close its doors to 407 payment locations due to the latest measures imposed by the Trump Administration. These regulations announced October 23 signifies the continued tightening of six decades of economic, financial and... More »
Cuba reported on Thursday that the island has experienced losses of $5.6 billion in one year because of the economic, commercial and financial blockade enforced by the Trump administration. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla said the incr... More »
As of today, October 1, in a gradual and planned process, the government of Havana announced a set of measures to open up the city again after the earlier COVID-19 restrictions. The new measures will be in effect for a minimum of two months. The new rules affe... More »
In a meeting held as part of Hispanic Heritage Month with a group of veterans of the overthrown 2506 Brigade (Bay of Pigs invasion) the U.S. president announced a series of measures aimed at “stepping up the continuing struggle against communist oppression,” h... More »
The lights of the Mole Antonelliana, a major historical building and symbol of the city of Turin, capital of Piedmont, lit up the night skies on July 21 as a message of thanks to Cuba for the work of the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade. At the height of the COVID-... More »
The European Union (EU) has prepared a response package to accompany Cuba’s efforts in combatting COVID-19. These packages are in collaboration with local agencies and entities in order to respond immediately to the global pandemic. Ongoing projects and cooper... More »
The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to close its Four Points by Sheraton hotel operations in Cuba by August 31. The hotel company has been warned the government license will not be renewed. In addition, Marriott will not be permitted to... More »
The Chinese company Great Wall Drilling, an oil drilling company, has donated 3,000 face masks to Cuba in the Island’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Aldo Grandal, head of the Ministry of Public Health’s International Relations Department, and Teresita ... More »
On Monday, the Helms-Burton lawsuit filed against Amazon, the online shopping giant, was dismissed. A Florida federal judge rejected the lawsuit filed by the plaintiff, Daniel A. González. The lawsuit alleged that Amazon.com, Susshi International Inc., and its... More »
In the context of humanity’s hard struggle against the coronavirus pandemic, I would like to draw attention to the manifestation of contrasting qualities by some members of the international community. Last Wednesday, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, Ge... More »
This month we are celebrating our fifth anniversary online. For five years we have published unbiased business news from the global perspective on Cuba. Our achievements include media partnerships for major conferences on the Island. Among our partners, the U.... More »
There’s nothing finer than smoking a Habanos cigar and the smoking hand wrapped at the wrist by a luxury watch. The Habanos and Zenith companies have partnered to launch a new watch, the Elite Moonphase. The first special edition of the redesigned Elite collec... More »
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