Saturday, October 19, 2019

All posts tagged "Cuba"

  • Raul Castro Prepares Cuba For Tough Year Despite US Opening

    HAVANA (AP) – President Raul Castro warned Cubans on Tuesday to prepare for tough economic conditions in 2016 despite warmer relations with the United States. Castro said that while tourism is booming, low oil prices have damaged...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Amid Cuba Opening, Havana Quinceanera Biz Booms

    HAVANA (AP) – Up a winding flight of stairs at a beachside Havana home, Camila Lopez Rivas lies on the tile floor, smiling mischievously into a video camera circling overhead. Tossed around her are layers of a...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Undocumented Cuban Migrants Reach Mona Island

    SAN JUAN – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Tuesday a public warning upon the landing in Mona Island Monday of 13 undocumented immigrants from Cuba.   The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in San Juan notified...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Pope Calls for Solution for Stranded Cuban Migrants

    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has appealed for generosity toward Cuban migrants “who find themselves in difficulty in Central America.” The pope said following his traditional Angelus blessing Sunday that many of the Cubans are victims of...

    • Posted December 27, 2015
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  • Accor Expands Presence in Cuba with Construction of Sofitel Luxury Hotel

    AccorHotels is constructing the luxury Sofitel So Havana by the Cuban capital’s well known Malecón esplanade. Considered the largest hotel group in Europe and Latin America, Accor expects the construction of the 218-room building to be completed...

    • Posted December 26, 2015
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  • AP-Times Square Poll: Shootings Weighed on Americans in 2015

    NEW YORK – Mass shootings and attacks weighed heavily on the minds of Americans in 2015, according to a new poll that found most believe this year was worse for the world than last year. A look...

    • Posted December 26, 2015
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