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Cuba and Major League Baseball Reach Players’ Agreement

Cuba and Major League Baseball Reach Players’ Agreement

The Cuban Federation of Baseball and the MLB announced this week that players from the island nation can now be recruited to join Major League teams without having to permanently …

December 21, 2018
Cuba Launches Mobile Internet Services

Cuba Launches Mobile Internet Services

The Cuban state telecommunications agency, ETECSA, has opened Internet services for mobile phone users on the island.

December 6, 2018
Habanos Announces 2019 Festival Highlights

Habanos Announces 2019 Festival Highlights

The featured cigars at the Festival del Habanos will include San Cristobal de la Habana, Hoyo de Monterrey and Trinidad.

November 19, 2018
As UN Condemns Cuban Embargo, Trump Administration Announces New Sanctions

As UN Condemns Cuban Embargo, Trump Administration Announces New Sanctions

As the United Nations issued its yearly condemnation of the 56-year U.S. trade embargo against Cuba on Thursday, the Trump administration today announced new economic sanctions …

November 2, 2018
High-End Silversea Announces Cruises to Cuba

High-End Silversea Announces Cruises to Cuba

Silversea Cruises, a high-end, luxury cruise line, will be joining the flotilla of cruise ships making ports of call in Cuba.

October 24, 2018
Cuba Dodges Major Damage From Hurricane Michael

Cuba Dodges Major Damage From Hurricane Michael

Early reports from Pinar del Río, the province where Cuba’s finest tobacco is produced, indicate that there has been no significant damage from the passage of Hurricane Michael.

October 9, 2018
Habanos Festival Moves Up One Week in 2019

Habanos Festival Moves Up One Week in 2019

The 2019 Festival de Habanos will be held from Monday, February 18 to Friday, February 22 in Havana, Cuba, Habanos S.A. confirmed today.

September 28, 2018
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Denounces Cuban Embargo During U.N. Visit

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Denounces Cuban Embargo During U.N. Visit

Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuba’s first post-Castro era president, arrived in New York this week to address the U.N. General Assembly.

September 26, 2018
U.S. State Department Softens Cuba Travel Advisory

U.S. State Department Softens Cuba Travel Advisory

The U.S. State Department softened its Cuba travel advisory to a Level 2 ranking.

August 23, 2018