Miami International Airport has become a haven for thousands of Cuban-born travellers who request asylum in the United States after landing on US soil and approaching an immigration officer. A wave of “aerial refugees” is knocking on Miami’s doors.
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The Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines announced Monday a new flight from Panama to the Cuban city of Santa Clara, reported Prensa Latina.
We present the list of rationed protein products that can be purchased by Havana residents with their supply booklets in their neighborhood stores during the week of September 15 to 21.
The Chamber of Commerce of Cuba signed on Saturday in the Chinese city of Changsha several agreements with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, reported Prensa Latina.
The Cuban government will send a total of 165 doctors and nurses to cope with Ebola in Africa as part of the global effort coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), reports Granma newspaper.
My mother and I went to get a Self-Employment License. We’re going to bring together investment and talent, quitting our professions, to make a little money and contribute to the country’s GDP. There are plenty of forms, seals & stuffy offices ahead of us.
Some 29,700 visas for family visits, educational, cultural or business-related trips have been issued to Cubans this year. The figure is close to setting a record in the issuing of temporary permits for travel to the United States this fiscal year. Another more than 17,000 have received immigrant visas.
In the past 25 years, the profile of Cuban exports has gone from a strong specialization in goods (nickel, sugar, citrus fruit) to a marked increase in services, especially tourism and health related services.
We present the list of rationed protein products that can be purchased by Havana residents in their local “bodega” stores during the week of September 1-7. The portions are distributed by month on a rotation basis in the 15 municipalities of the capital.
The arrival of foreign tourists to Cuba continued a slowing trend in July, down 0.5% from the same month of 2013. On the bright side, the domestic tourism market grew 21 percent at the Vardero resort, Cuba’s top beach destination, compared to the same period of 2013.