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Airbnb and Trump’s measures against Cuba

The impact of the measures announced by the Trump administration against Cuba goes beyond the sanctions against the Cuban armed forces and government. U.S. companies and citizens are restricted by them to do business and travel to the island, and … Continued

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Emmanuel Servais Agboton,creator of Arte Próceres. Photo by Gabriel Guerra Bianchini

Arte Próceres: the Place Cuban Floor Tiles Deserve

  Although he was born in Benin, Western Africa, creator Emmanuel Servais Agboton likes to be called Cuban. He arrived in 1982 to study electric engineering thanks to a Cuban government scholarship. Here he discovered the work that is his … Continued

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Islatur in FIHAV 2017. Photo: Claudio Peláez Sordo.

U.S. in FIHAV 2017: don’t close doors

The 35th Havana International Trade Fair (FIHAV 2017) maintains the extensive convocation of previous editions, with more than 3,000 exhibitors from some 70 countries. But not all is growth in the ExpoCuba fairgrounds. In pavilion 7, where around 40 U.S. … Continued

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Orlando Hernández Guillén, president of the Cámara de Comercio of Cuban Republic and member of the Organizer Committee of FIHAV. Photo by Gabriel Guerra Bianchini.

Orlando Hernández Guillén: “FIHAV Is a Reflection of the Cuban Economy”

The Havana International Trade Fair (FIHAV) will be celebrating its 35 years and has become Cuba’s and the Caribbean’s principal commercial market. It is also an indispensable platform to promote the island’s economic potentials and to attract the foreign investment … Continued

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More self-employed workers

Compared to 2016, when in September there were 522,855 self-employed workers in Cuba, a year later the figure increased by 55,566 and it now adds up to a total of 578,421, according to data from Ministry of Work and Social … Continued

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Cuba expands business portfolio for FIHAV

Cuba will offer in the 35th Havana International Trade Fair (FIHAV 2017), the island’s most important event of this type, an expanded business portfolio that includes more than 400 projects and also increases the needed investment, its organizers announced. The … Continued

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Darrell McNail (left), president of the Board of Administration of the port of Cleveland, and José Joaquín Prado, general director of Cuba’s Maritime Administration, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Cleveland and Cuba. Photo: Alejandro Ernesto / EFE.

Cleveland and Cuba sign commercial agreement

  The Port Authority of Cleveland and Cuba’s Maritime Administration this Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Havana seeking to promote commercial relations between Ohio and Havana. The agreement is the ninth between the island and U.S. port authorities … Continued

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Presentation by Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investments Rodrigo Malmierca at 1st Investment Forum in FIHAV 2016. Photo: Regino Sosa.

Cuba is not closing its door to U.S. investments

  “U.S. investors are not an exception for Cuba” and they have “the same opportunities as the rest of the world,” affirmed this Friday Déborah Rivas, general director of foreign investments of the island’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investments … Continued

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Photo by Gabriel Guerra Bianchini

Habana Estampa: An Imprint in Design in Cuba

In two years the Habana Estampa design workshop has transformed diverse spaces of the Cuban capital. The design workshop has worked with dissimilar clients, from renowned artists like Italian Michelangelo Pistoletto to diverse installations in the rooms of the Museum … Continued

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Photo: Jesús Rodríguez

Havana International Trade Fair: 35 Years Open to the World

Turned into the principal commercial mart of Cuba and the Caribbean, the Havana International Trade Fair (FIHAV) will celebrate from October 30 to November 3, 2017 its 35th edition. The EXPOCUBA fairgrounds will again be the venue of this event … Continued

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