Extinguishing fire in Cuban fuel reservoirs may take days

Extinguishing fire in Cuban fuel reservoirs may take days

  Cuba is today facing an unprecedented industrial accident due to a fire in the Matanzas supertanker area caused by a lightning strike on one of the fuel reservoirs. The extinguishing of the fire of great proportions that since Friday consumed a battery of fuel warehouses in the Cuban city of Matanzas (central west) may […]

Russia war sanctions mean a struggle for Cuban car owners

Russia war sanctions mean a struggle for Cuban car owners

Francisco Pérez Rodríguez has a car problem — one that’s starting to be all too common for many Cubans. He’s been rebuilding the engine of his father-in-law’s Moskvich — one of tens of thousands of cars and other vehicles that poured into Cuba from its Cold War allies in the Soviet bloc and later Russia […]

Cruise companies fined for Cuba cruises

Cruise companies fined for Cuba cruises

A federal judge in Miami has ruled that cruise lines engaged in “statutorily prohibited tourism” by bringing passengers to Cuba. In a March 21, 2022, ruling, U.S. Judge Beth Bloom said that Carnival Corp., Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Royal Caribbean Group and MSC Cruises must compensate the descendants of a U.S. businessman for using a […]

Cuba says more than 700 charged over anti-government protests

Cuba says more than 700 charged over anti-government protests

Cuban officials say more than 700 people who took part in anti-government protests last year have been charged with crimes including sedition, vandalism, theft and public disorder. The public prosecutor’s office said 172 people had already been tried and convicted, without giving details. Families and activists have criticised the trials as unfair, and say the […]

Cuba’s Abdala vaccine for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Cuba’s Abdala vaccine for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Besides not requiring deep-freezing, this protein-based vaccine gives upwards of 90 percent protection against symptomatic COVID-19 when offered in three-dose schemes. Last Monday, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) became the first country in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to authorize the use of Abdala, a COVID-19 vaccine made in Cuba. Previously, prime minister Ralph Gonsalves […]

Caribbean Airlines Re-starts Service To Cuba

Caribbean Airlines Re-starts Service To Cuba

Piarco, Trinidad & Tobago, November 3 2021: Caribbean Airlines will return to Havana, Cuba from December 14. The airline will operate a weekly, non-stop service each Tuesday between Trinidad and Havana, Cuba with easy connections to other destinations. Flights are open for sale via www.caribbean-airlines.com, the Caribbean Airlines Reservations Sales and Service Center, the Caribbean Airlines Mobile App and Travel […]

New COVID 19 travel information for Cuba

New COVID 19 travel information for Cuba

  New covid measures will be applied commencing November 7th, 2021. These new measures will be for ALL Canadian passengers arriving to Cuba (including Cuban citizens and foreigners residents of Cuba) The measures will be as follows –  No 72 PCR test is needed before travelling to Cuba for vaccinated passengers. – Vaccinated passengers need […]

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