Should the Cuban Adjustment Act Get the Axe?

July 29, 2015 | 3 comments

Now that the US and Cuba have reestablished diplomatic relations, should the Cuban Adjustment Act get the axe? The issue is a hot potato in US politics.

US Upgrades Cuba on List of Human Traffickers

July 27, 2015 | 3 comments

The State Department has removed Cuba from its list of countries that do nothing to deal with human trafficking, upgrading the island from Tier 3 in its 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report to Tier 2.

Cuba’s Bitter Pan-American Games

July 27, 2015 | 7 comments

Cuba didn’t fare too well at the Pan-American Games. For the first time since 1967, it came in fourth, bumped back from the habitual second place, and saw an avalanche of desertions by athletes who left for the United States.

Cuba’s Top Brass Celebrate July 26th

July 26, 2015 | 42 comments

The top leaders of the Cuban Communist Party, military and government accompany general/president Raul Castro, 84, in the front row at the July 26th commemoration in Santiago de Cuba.

July 26 Celebration at 5:12 A.M. on Sunday in Santiago de Cuba

July 25, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Yes you read that right, the official ceremony commemorating the attack on the Moncada Garrison back on July 26, 1953, will take place shortly after five in the morning on Sunday, the same time that the failed attack was carried out 52 years ago.

Should Cubans be Wary of the New Relationship with the USA?

July 25, 2015 | 38 comments

Should Cubans be Wary of the New Relationship with the USA? Will it bring prosperity or is it some kind of trick?

Legendary Cuban Athlete Javier Sotomayor Now a Spanish Citizen

July 24, 2015 | 2 comments

Former Cuban athlete Javier Sotomayor, considered the best high jumper in history, was just nationalized Spanish, reported dpa news.

Cubans Will Not Be Granted Asylum at the US Embassy in Havana

July 24, 2015 | 12 comments

Just days after re-opening its embassy in Havana, the United States made it very clear that Cubans will not be granted asylum or offered any kind of legal protection in their diplomatic headquarters.

US Senate Panel Surprises with Vote to End Travel Ban to Cuba

July 23, 2015 | 3 comments

The Republican controlled Senate Appropriations Committee voted 18-12 on Thursday to end the longstanding US travel ban on Cuba, reported CNBC. The vote reflects growing bipartisan support for President Obama’s strategy of engagement with the Caribbean Island.

Havana Weather for July 23-29

July 23, 2015 | No Comments »

High temperatures are expected and the chance of rain is low, especially during the first half of the term. High temperatures will range between 32 and 34° C (90 and 93 F), and the lows at 23 and 24° C (73 and 75 F).