Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: Havana

As U.S. Embassy Reopens in Havana, a...

With the raising of the U.S. flag at the American embassy in Havana, Cuba, the two nations are resuming diplomatic relations after a severing...

Eleven Dead in Cuba After Drinking Black...

Eleven Cubans have died this week and more than 60 have been hospitalized after consuming toxic industrial methanol sold as rum, state media reported...

Cuba’s Ladies in White Can Now Travel...

Members of the Cuban opposition group, Ladies in White, are due to collect the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Brussels. They were awarded...

Havana: Treasure Trove of Crumbling Art Deco...

HAVANA — Kathleen Murphy Skolnik gasped one recent morning as she gazed up into the stairwell of a 1939 downtown apartment building here and...

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Meets with Hugo Chavez...

HAVANA, Cuba - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said on Monday that he met with President Hugo Chavez, who took decisions related to the...

How to Spend 16 Hours in Havana

If you’re not sure what to do with a quick stop in Havana, Jules Torti has some suggestions. 8:00 am Malecon, Havana Centro. Taut-bodied spear fishermen...

Power Failure Grips Most Of Cuba In...

Darkness descended over most of Cuba on Sunday, the result of a widespread power failure whose origin remains unknown. Power was out from the city...

Cuba’s Role in Bringing Warring Colombian Factions...

President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia this week announced that negotiations will soon begin between Colombia and its principal enemy, the Revolutionary Armed Forces...

Cuba and Norway Sign Agreement to Help...

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuba and Norway signed on Thursday in this capital a triangular agreement for the implementation of the third program of humanitarian...

Cuban Cholera Scare Reaches Havana, Possibly from...

The BBC has learned that a patient has been diagnosed with cholera in the Cuban capital, Havana, days after three people died in a...

Dan Rather Says Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s...

Citing “a highly respected source close to Chavez,” Dan Rather says the leftist head of state has metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer...

Tour Companies Are Making Legal Travel to...

Open travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens used to just be a dream. Unless you were willing to creep in through another country without...