Business & Economy


Missing Cows in Villa Clara, Cuba

November 19, 2014 | 8 comments

“Where are the cows?” This is the question the herders, authorities and police of Villa Clara are asking following a cattle recount conducted at agricultural and livestock cooperatives and State farms that came 6,934 animals short.




Eat in Cuba, Let Relatives Pay in Miami

November 15, 2014 | 4 comments

A new Cuban initiative to obtain dollars mainly from Miami is up and running: Dining in Havana with dollars from family or friends from abroad.




Cuban Hotel Rated the World’s Best for All Inclusive Vacations

November 14, 2014 | No Comments »

The Santa Maria Royalton Hotel in Cuba ranked as the best resort for all-inclusive vacations in the world, according to the list issued Thursday by the renowned travel site, TripAdviser.




Cubans Can Now Have Three Mobile Phone Lines

November 11, 2014 | 8 comments

Cuban authorities announced they will allow citizens to hire up to three cell phone lines as part of their effort to open up telecommunications services, reported dpa news.




Mexico Firm Invests in Flexible Packaging for Cuba

November 4, 2014 | No Comments »

The Mexican firm Industrial Expomayab is investing in a company engaged in the production of flexible packaging for dairy, food and cosmetics in Cuba, revealed Saturday at the International Havana Trade Fair.




China Seeks Greater Investment in Cuba

November 4, 2014 | No Comments »

China on Monday called for greater trade and investment between the two countries during a meeting of the Bilateral Business Committee, held in the context of the International Fair of Havana, FIHAV 2014.




New Flight from Germany to Varadero

November 4, 2014 | No Comments »

The German airline Condor has added a another weekly flight from Cologne to Varadero, said a statement from the Ministry of Tourism.




Cuba in Search of Billions in Investments

November 4, 2014 | 3 comments

Juan Triana is one of Cuba’s most renowned economists. Some of his lectures are passed around by Cubans on flash drives. Before Raul Castro’s reforms began, his opinions and those of his colleagues at the Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy sparked off considerable controversy.




US Fines Miami Co. for Reimbursing Expenses for Medical Services in Cuba

November 2, 2014 | 77 comments

The BUPA Florida group associated with a large international health insurance consortium, agreed to pay a fine of US $ 128,704 dollars for transactions that allegedly violated the rules of the Treasury Department for providing coverage for people listed as drug traffickers [not-Cuba related] and reimbursing expenses to a customer who received medical treatment in Cuba.




Cubans on the Frontline Against Ebola

October 14, 2014 | 18 comments

Many people react with admiration to the honorable gesture of the Cubans. The medical mission will expand to more than 400 in the coming weeks. They will remain in place for at least six months.