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Delta’s inaugural flight to Cuba. Miami International Airport. Photo: Osbel Concepción.

Delta wants to increase Havana-Miami flights

The U.S. Delta Airlines is satisfied with its presence in Cuba and wants to increase to two the daily flights it offers between Havana and Miami given the high demand for this route, sources from this airline company reported this … Continued

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Photo by Claudia Garcia

Oceania Cruises’ first coasting of Cuba

Eight months after its debut with the Cuba destination, Oceania Cruises made a new inaugural journey to the island. On this occasion the shipping line belonging to the U.S. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Company arrived for the first time to … Continued

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Niuris Higuera Martínez, owner of the Havana Atelier Restaurant. Photo: Alain L. Gutiérrez.

Women entrepreneurs want to talk to Marco Rubio

  An association of Cuban women entrepreneurs requested a face-to-face meeting with Republican Senator Marco Rubio to explain to him the impact on the private sector of the rollback in relations with the United States. Rubio, a Cuban-American politician who … Continued

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According to OFAC, AMEX has reached an agreement to pay a fine of 204,277 dollars for “1,818 apparent violations” of the sanctions against the island.

U.S. fines firm for violating embargo on Cuba

BCC Corporate SA (BCCC), a company participated by the U.S. American Express Company (AMEX), was fined by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for violating the embargo on Cuba. According to what was published on the website of … Continued

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Photo by Carlos Luis Sotolongo Puig.

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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