Miami Airport: The New Haven for Cuban Migrants

September 16, 2014 | 2 comments

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.

New Copa Airlines flight from Panama to Santa Clara, Cuba

September 16, 2014 | No Comments »

The Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines announced Monday a new flight from Panama to the Cuban city of Santa Clara, reported Prensa Latina.

Protein Products for Havanans Sept. 15-21

September 15, 2014 | 2 comments

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.

Cuban National Ballet to Perform in Mexico

September 15, 2014 | No Comments »

The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) will perform on October 22-23 in the Fall season of the Annual Cultural Festival of the Arts of the State of Yucatan, Mexico, at the Merida Manzanero Theater.

Cuban Wrestler Mijain Lopez Wins 5th World Title

September 15, 2014 | No Comments »

Cuba’s Mijain Lopez reached his fifth world championship title on Saturday, taking the 130kg division of Greco-Roman style in Tashkent.

Cuba and China Agree to Enhance Trade

September 15, 2014 | 1 Comment »

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.

Cuba Far Off the Path of TS Edouard

September 13, 2014 | No Comments »

Tropical Strom Edouard is currently churning in the open Atlantic far from the Caribbean. Its path northwest will keep it far from a landing and poses no threat to Cuba.

Shortages to Continue in Cuban Stores

September 12, 2014 | 5 comments

When a Cuban goes shopping they never know what they will find on store shelves. There may be plenty of some unaffordable luxury products and acute shortages of basic necessities. We publish a report from Café Fuerte on the current shortages of many basic products in the country.

Cuba Sends MDs to Combat Ebola in Africa

September 12, 2014 | 3 comments

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.

Dehydrated Cuban Rafters, the Lucky Ones

September 12, 2014 | 2 comments

Sixteen Cuban rafters were close to their goal of touching US soil when heavy rains kept them from reaching one of the Florida Keys.