New US Treasury Info on Traveling to Cuba and Doing Business

April 17, 2015 | No Comments »

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Treasury Dept. published a revised list of questions and answers for United States citizens interested in travel to Cuba, travel services, banking, sending remittances, or doing any type of business with the island.

Pope Francis Ponders Sept. Visit to Cuba

April 17, 2015 | No Comments »

Pope Francisco is considering a stopover in Cuba as part of his visit to the United States in September, but the decision is not taken, reported the Vatican on Friday.

Havana Weather for April 16-22

April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment »

For this week, will be under the influence of a weak pressure zone with few changes. Rains are possible in the afternoons product of the warming process during the day, although more likely to the interior (south) of the province. The winds will be weak from the east and southeast.

Cuban Psychologist Received as Hero Following Incident in Panama

April 15, 2015 | 7 comments

The 7th Summit of the Americas held in Panama has pulled psychologist Sucelys Morfa Gonzalez, Second Secretary of Cuba’s Young Communists League (UJC) out of her official anonymity and turned her into a memorable character – for the time being, at least.

Spanish Firms Excited Over Business Opportunities in Cuba

April 15, 2015 | No Comments »

More than 40 Spanish entrepreneurs headed by Spain’s State Secretary for Trade Jaime Garcia Legaz are taking part in a business forum held at Havana’s Hotel Nacional to learn of business and investment opportunities currently being offered by Cuba.

Cuba-US Agreements Continue to Unravel

April 15, 2015 | 1 Comment »

See our coverage on the long awaited US decision to take Cuba off its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Wanted: Manager for journalists in Cuba

April 15, 2015 | No Comments »

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is looking for a contractor to recruit, hire and manage a network of journalists throughout Cuba. The contractor announcement states: “Stories regarding politics and economics are of particular interest as are those of the dissident movement.”

After Obama Removes Cuba from Terror List, Will the Embargo Follow? (Video)

April 15, 2015 | No Comments »

President Obama has told Congress he will remove Cuba from a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, clearing a major obstacle to restoring diplomatic relations with Havana for the first time in a half-century. Will the embargo be the next to go?

Cuba Welcomes the “Right Decision” from Obama

April 15, 2015 | 3 comments

Cuba welcomed the “right decision” from the Obama administration on Tuesday to pull the island off the US list of countries sponsoring terrorism, a move that could accelerate the diplomatic thaw between the two countries.

Obama Removes Cuba from the USA List of Countries that Sponsor Terrorism

April 14, 2015 | 27 comments

President Barack Obama informed the US Congress on Tuesday his decision to remove Cuba from its list of countries sponsoring terrorism. The measure, which takes effect in 45 days under US law, was one of the most repeated demands by the Cuban government in the current negotiations to restore diplomatic ties.