Cuba’s monopoly telecommunications company, Etecsa, announced on Monday an agreement for direct interconnection with the US giant AT&T for the exchange of international voice traffic between the two countries.
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Gen. Julio Cesar Aviles, head of the Nicaraguan army, assured the public that the acquisition of 50 Russian T72 model tanks does not represent a US $80 million debt for Nicaragua, as the Moscow press asserted last April on the Sputnik news agency’s website.
In Cuba today, in response to the start of reestablishing diplomatic ties with the US, we’re beginning to talk about the interaction between art, culture and economy in a coherent way.
Internet service from public cybercafés and Wi-Fi hotspots is down in the capital since early on Wednesday.
The Communist Party of Cuba announced a series of “financial guidelines” at a time of recession in the country, which grew the first half of 2016 by one percent of the GDP, half the expected.
The French corporations, Bouygues Batiment International and Aeropuertos de Paris will manage the “Jose Marti” International Airport of Havana.
With flights to Cuba on the rise, the Cuban Aiports and Aviation Services company has launched a call to train 50 air traffic controllers, who will earn a basic monthly salary of around 16 US dollars.
If the hypothetical rule of three is used to answer this question, shall we say, to the Venezuelan government’s financial difficulties and Cuba’s own insufficient energy resources, the economic crisis will hit Cuba suddenly and it could mean the end of its revolutionary era.
Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, the number two man in the Communist Party behind Raul Castro, said today that Cuba “will not accept external pressure”, at a time when the country is experiencing an economic downturn. He noted that any changes in Cuba are only “to strengthen socialism.”