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Havana Weather for March 31 – April 6

March 31, 2015 | No Comments »

The high temperature will reach 29° C (84° F) starting Saturday. The low temperatures will range between 18° C (64° F) and 22° C (72° F). The sea surface temperature is at 26° C (79° F).

USAID’s Delicate Secrets Regarding Cuba

March 30, 2015 | 3 comments

In 2010, the U.S. Agency for International Development announced a multimillion-dollar Cuba project called “Creating Networks and Empowering Communities,” or CNECT.

Cuba Lowers Long Distance Phone Rates

March 29, 2015 | No Comments »

The Cuban government announced Friday the reduction of tariffs for international calls and messaging originating from the country. Calls to the United States, where the largest Cuban exile community lives, dropped to 1.00 CUC per minute from land lines and 1.10 from cell phones.

US-Cuba to Talk Human Rights

March 27, 2015 | 25 comments

Representatives from Cuba and the United States will meet in Washington next Tuesday (March 31) to discuss the human rights situation in both countries, a Foreign Ministry official said in Havana today (March 26).

Cuba’s New Filmmakers Festival is Nearing

March 25, 2015 | No Comments »

Films made by young and emerging filmmakers will flood Havana’s 23 street from March 31 to April 5. Most will be independent films, though a number of pieces are also produced by different Cuban film schools.

Cuba and its People Photo Feature

March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment »

After reviewing all of the images taken, I decided the portraits of the Cuban people to be my favorites. I have found the Cuban people to be friendly, resourceful, proud to be Cuban and very helpful to an American who speaks no Spanish.(27 photos)

Cuban Gov. Threatens “Its” Doctors with Family in Brazil

March 21, 2015 | 8 comments

“The Cuban government threatened to take the diplomas away from its doctors working in Brazil who are accompanied by relatives that don’t return to the island, reported dpa news quoting “Folha de Sao Paulo” newspaper.

Cuban Jazz Artist Tonatiut Isidron Live

March 21, 2015 | No Comments »

After performing next to musicians of the stature of Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Horacio Hernandez, Orlando Sanchez and Marcos Printup, Tonatiut Isidron recently offered his first concert at Cuba’s National Fine Arts Museum. (26 photos)

Egg Theft in Havana Leads to 18 Prison Sentences from 5 to 15 Years

March 20, 2015 | 16 comments

A Cuban court has imposed 5 to 15 year prison sentences on 18 State company officials and employees in Havana for their involvement in the much-publicized theft of over eight million eggs, a crime that caused the country millions in losses.

In Cuba “No One is Above the Law”

March 19, 2015 | 2 comments

In addition to being illegal and immoral, or precisely because of this, the restrictions on doctors’ families exposes Cuba’s medical brigades to ferocious criticisms from their enemies. These shady, absurd and insensitive measures are the ammunition they need.