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 […]

Cuban baseball players “jump ship” during tournament in Mexico

Cuban baseball players “jump ship” during tournament in Mexico

At least nine young Cuban baseball players have defected during a tournament in Mexico, officials say, in the largest defection of Cuban athletes in years. Cuban officials called the players’ actions during the World Cup for athletes under the age of 23 “vile abandonments”, state media report. The rest of the team, which originally had […]

Cuba says no evidence of attacks on diplomats

Cuba says no evidence of attacks on diplomats

Last Monday Cuba issued its most detailed report to date from prominent local scientists criticising allegations that US and Canadian diplomats were subject to mysterious attacks while posted on the island and developed health issues. The report by the 20-member panel from Cuba’s Academy of Sciences questioned whether the variety of reported symptoms could even […]

Cuba to accept cryptocurrencies for payments

Cuba to accept cryptocurrencies for payments

Come September 15 2021, Cuba will recognize and regulate cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, for payments on the island. Resolution 215, which was published in the state-run Official Gazette, said the central bank will set new rules for how to deal with digital currencies and determine how to license providers of related services within the country. […]

The Cuban spy who helped thwart the U.S. slave trade

The Cuban spy who helped thwart the U.S. slave trade

Even though the United States made slave trading illegal in the early 1800s, American ships and seamen were still involved in human trafficking decades later. Statesmen would look the other way, bribes were getting thrown around all over the place, and those getting caught simply walking away with “Not Guilty” verdicts from their juries because […]

Cuba’s frantic race for oxygen

Cuba’s frantic race for oxygen

Russia and China to the rescue They come with four or five tanks, people must be dying for lack of oxygen. “Cienfuegos Hospital continues to have a deficit of oxygen. The helicopters of the Cuban Television Primetime News is symbolic for the need there,” a doctor in the province commented. The physician was referring to […]

Cuba allows small and medium-sized private businesses

Cuba allows small and medium-sized private businesses

Cuba’s communist government has legalised small and medium-sized private businesses in the wake of mass anti-government protests last month. Under the new rules, enterprises with up to 100 employees will be allowed. President President Miguel Díaz-Canel said Cuba was taking firm steps to update its economic model. Critics say the government’s plans have been accelerated […]

More US punishment for Cuba

More US punishment for Cuba

Biden bows to pressure from US-based extremist Cubans  The US government has imposed more sanctions on Cuban officials who they claim committed human rights abuses during a crackdown on protests earlier in July. The move by President Joe Biden’s administration comes amid pressure from Cuban-Americans and politicians to respond to the anti-regime protests. The US […]

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