Nicaragua Unveils a Modern Baseball Stadium

October 20, 2017 | No Comments »

After a 36 million USD investment and nearly two years of building work, Nicaragua unveiled on Thursday its new national baseball stadium in one of the capital’s central neighborhoods.

Havana Weather for October 19-25

October 19, 2017 | No Comments »

The days will be cloudy from the morning on, and in the afternoon there will be showers and isolated showers, which will be more likely to the south of the capital.

Castro, Ortega and Morales Celebrate Maduro’s Victory in Venezuela

October 16, 2017 | 3 comments

The presidents of Cuba, Nicaragua and Bolivia, Raul Castro, Daniel Ortega and Evo Morales, celebrated today the “great victory” of the Venezuelan government in Sunday’s regional elections, which granted the ruling party 17 governor’s seats against five of the opposition.

Trump Pins Blame Directly on Cuba for Sick US Diplomats

October 16, 2017 | 10 comments

Donald Trump said Monday for the first time that he believes the Cuban government is behind the mysterious acoustic attacks on US diplomats in Havana that led Washington to withdraw the majority of its personnel from the island. He did not say if he is contemplating new reprisals.

Venezuela: Opposition Doesn’t Recognize Voting Results

October 16, 2017 | No Comments »

The Venezuelan opposition said today it does not recognize the results of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in the regional elections held Sunday, which gave the ruling party a victory 17 governors against five for the opposition.

Maduro Forces Win Major Victory in Venezuela

October 16, 2017 | 2 comments

The Venezuelan government, under the leadership of President Nicolas Maduro, won a surprise solid victory Sunday in the regional elections, winning 17 of 23 governors races, against five of the opposition and one still in dispute in the vote count, according to the partial official results.

Venezuela Elects Governors on Sunday

October 14, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Venezuelans will vote Sunday to elect 23 regional governors, amid the tension generated by President Nicolas Maduro’s warning that winners who do not recognize his controversial Constituent Assembly will not be allowed to take office.

Cubans Must Now Go to Colombia to Apply to Immigrate to the USA

October 13, 2017 | 6 comments

As if it were a simple matter, US diplomatic sources said today that Cubans who want to immigrate to the United States, often under family reunification, will have to apply for a visa at that country’s embassy in Colombia.

Havana Weather for October 12-18

October 11, 2017 | No Comments »

For this 7-day period, partial cloud cover is forecast starting in the late morning, which will increase in the afternoon, with the occurrence of rain and some isolated thunderstorms.

Nicaragua Anti-Canal Leader Gets Protection

October 11, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) gave protection to Nicaraguan rural leader Francisca Ramirez, leader of the protests against the construction of the interoceanic canal, dpa news agency reports.