Thursday, June 30, 2022

All posts tagged "Cuba"

  • EU, Cuba sign cooperation pact, vow Trump will not hurt ties

    BRUSSELS — The European Union and Cuba signed a first-ever agreement on closer ties on Monday, and vowed that the arrival in office of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump would not impact on their future relations. “This is...

    • Posted December 12, 2016
  • Norwegian and Royal Caribbean get approval for Cuba cruises

    Norwegian and Royal Caribbean cruises on Wednesday announced that they have received permission from the Cuban government to sail from the U.S. to Cuba. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings plans sailings on ships from two of its brands,...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
  • Is demand for travel to Cuba flattening?

    Demand for travel to Cuba may be flattening, with soaring hotel prices on the island, American Airlines cutting some flights, and uncertainty over whether new travel restrictions could be imposed when Donald Trump takes office. Gregory Geronemus,...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
  • 1st Cuban migrants land in Florida since Castro’s death

    MIAMI — Thirteen Cuban migrants who arrived early Tuesday in the Florida Keys aboard a homemade boat are the first to land on U.S. soil since Fidel Castro died, U.S. authorities said, adding they’re on alert amid...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
  • Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Castro ends

    HAVANA — Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. After nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro, Cuba is slowly returning to noisy,...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
  • Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro’s funeral

    MIAMI — In the heart of Miami’s Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday’s funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in...

    • Posted December 5, 2016
  • Fidel Castro Laid to Rest in Private Ceremony in East Cuba

    SANTIAGO, Cuba – A wooden box containing Fidel Castro’s ashes was placed by his brother and successor on Sunday into the side of a granite boulder that has become Cuba’s only official monument to the charismatic bearded...

    • Posted December 4, 2016
  • Trump’s Threat to End Cuba Detente May Rouse GOP Opposition

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump’s threat Monday to “terminate” the U.S. detente with Cuba could trigger opposition from some Republican lawmakers and corporate leaders who favor continued engagement with Havana. Since 2014, when President Barack Obama began...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
  • First Commercial US-Havana Flight Lands as Country Mourns

    HAVANA (AP) – Passengers erupted into applause as the first commercial flight from the United States to Havana in more than 50 years landed in Cuba, arriving as the island begins week-long memorial services for revolutionary leader...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
  • Cuban-American millennials anticipate role in evolving Cuba

    MIAMI — Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island’s future. But she’s never been to the...

    • Posted November 28, 2016