All posts tagged "Cuba"
Castro Meets with French Officials to Boost Business Ties
PARIS – Cuban President Raul Castro held a series of meetings with senior French officials on Tuesday, the second day of a state visit to France aimed at boosting business ties between the two countries. Castro has...
- Posted February 2, 2016
Cuba Announces it will Launch Broadband Home Internet
HAVANA – Cuba announced Sunday night that it is launching broadband Internet service in two Havana neighborhoods as a pilot project aimed at bringing home access to one of the world’s least connected nations. State telecommunications company...
- Posted February 1, 2016
Cuba a Low-key Presence at US-Jamaican Security Conference
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A delegation from Cuba has taken part for the first time in a Caribbean regional security conference co-hosted by the United States. But officials sought to downplay their participation as the four-day event came...
- Posted January 30, 2016
Cuba Breaks Tourism Record
HAVANA – Cuba’s commitment to boost the tourism sector in the country paid off last year with a record-breaking 3.5 million foreigners visiting the island, which represents a 17.4% increase when compared with 2014. According to numbers...
- Posted January 27, 2016
Obama Administration Loosens Cuba Embargo with New Measures
HAVANA – The Obama administration is loosening the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba with a new round of regulations allowing American companies to sell to Cuba on credit and export a potentially wide range of products to...
- Posted January 26, 2016
Cuba, US Officials Hold Talks on Internet and Telecoms
HAVANA – Cuban officials say they have held two days of talks with their U.S. counterparts about telecommunications and the Internet. A Foreign Ministry statement says the two sides exchanged views on using the Internet for “economic...
- Posted January 23, 2016
Big-money Shoots may Turn Havana into new Hollywood Location
HAVANA – The producers of Showtime’s dark comedy “House of Lies” had $3 million and a mission: shoot the first episode of scripted American television in Cuba in more than half a century. With less than a...
- Posted January 22, 2016
Coast Guard: Migrants Fleeing Cuba Increasingly Violent
MIAMI – Cuban migrants desperate to reach U.S. shore are increasingly violent and noncompliant with Coast Guard crews who detain them at sea, authorities said Wednesday, citing reports of attempted poisoning and self-inflicted wounds as rumors swirl that...
- Posted January 20, 2016
Telco Cuba to Report its 3Q Financials
SAN JUAN – Telco Cuba, a cellular service provider that targets the Cuban demographic in the United States, expects to regain “current” reporting status by Jan. 25 by releasing its third-quarter financials. The Amgentech company also said...
- Posted January 20, 2016
Stranded Cuban Migrants Make Plans to Cross Mexico
MEXICO CITY – Nearly 200 Cuban migrants who recently arrived in southern Mexico after being stranded several months in Costa Rica began making plans on Thursday to travel to the border with the United States. Migrant Manuel...
- Posted January 14, 2016