Updates


Cuba’s VP Threatens “Contra” Projects (Video)

August 22, 2017 | 2 comments

In a recent meeting of leaders of the Communist Party of Cuba, First Vice President Miguel Díaz Canel spoke about non-government media and other projects that seek to destroy the Cuban Revolution with underhanded methods from within.




Cuba Baseball 2017 Schedule

August 22, 2017 | No Comments »

Many visitors to Cuba like to catch a baseball game as part of their trip. The 2017-2018 season got under way on August 5th. The first round of play continues through October 3rd.




Pence Goes to Florida to Meet with Venezuelan Exiles

August 22, 2017 | No Comments »

US Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Florida on Wednesday to meet with members of the Venezuelan exile community.




A Cuba-Canada Baseball Relationship

August 21, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Last month, from July 14 to July 25, a Cuban baseball team visited Vancouver Island, on Canada’s west coast. The team from Union de Reyes in Matanzas province was hosted by the Chemainus & District Baseball Association. (8 photos)




HT 2017 Photo Contest Update, Deadline Sept. 15th

August 21, 2017 | No Comments »

HAVANA TIMES — Our 2017 Photo Contest is well under way with 51 readers already sending in their pictures.  The deadline for participating is September 15th and we hope to complete the jurying process in all of October.  Below is a link to the initial instructions we published for those unfamiliar with them. You still […]




Pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba Returns to Havana

August 21, 2017 | No Comments »

Cuban pianist and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba has returned to Havana to play a concert this coming Saturday night, August 26th, at the Alicia Alonso Grand Theater in Havana.




Nicaragua: “We’ll never rest until the Canal Law is repealed”

August 18, 2017 | No Comments »

March #91 for the repeal of Law 840 – the canal law – eventually began at 1:30 pm, some three and a half hours late. Hundreds of rural residents from the different communities around Nueva Guinea, El Tule, Rio San Juan and Waspan in the North Caribbean Autonomous Region, came together to participate.




China Replaces Venezuela as Cuba’s Main Trade Partner

August 18, 2017 | 3 comments

China replaced Venezuela as Cuba’s main trading partner in 2016, with an exchange of over 2.585 billion USD, due to the South American country’s deep economic crisis, which has reduced bilateral trade with the island by 70% since 2014, according to official statistics from the Cuban government.




Five Cubans among victims in Barcelona and Cambrils

August 18, 2017 | No Comments »

The Barcelona attack on Thursday, which left 13 people dead and a hundred injured, and the following terrorist attack in Cambrils (Tarragona) have left people of over 20 different nationalities dead and injured, the Spanish Civil Protection Agency announced this Friday.




Nicaraguan Opposition Group: “A Clean and Transparent Election is Impossible”

August 17, 2017 | No Comments »

The Broad Front for Democracy (FAD) issues its second evaluation of the electoral process. With the 2017 municipal elections just 3 months away, one sector of the opposition insists that none of the conditions for a transparent process have been met. By Confidencial HAVANA TIMES – “As of this date there’ve been no changes indicating […]