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… in the Cuban market after the United States and Cuba reestablished diplomatic … to travel to Cuba. Travel by Americans to Cuba has slowed somewhat … Trump administration issued more restrictive Cuba travel regulations in November. In … . customers. Digicel stopped selling its Cuba Roaming SIM cards in the … Continue reading
A phone call interrupted Maydelin Alfonso Vázquez's monologue in the lobby of the Montecarlo Hotel, about six blocks from the U.S. embassy. Some of the Cubans staying there while they … Click to Continue » Continue reading
EFE, 14ymedio, Havana, 14 March 2018 — The exodus of drivers who work in public transport “seriously affects mobility” in Havana, where each day 700,000 fewer passengers are transported, which translates into a deficit of 600,000 Cuban pesos (about $24,000), according to a report from directors of the state-owned Provincial Transport Company (EPTH) issued on Wednesday. … Continue reading "Exodus of Drivers Leaves 700,000 Havanans Without Transport" Continue reading
TOWSOND, MD, USA, March 14, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- In a travel landscape where the popularity of educational travel continues to grow, and travelers seek new experiences in old destinations, The National WWII Museum and renowned historian … Continue reading
… a vaccine she received in Cuba that she says has kept … they had to travel to Cuba. The vaccine is currently not … said. The Brydens returned from Cuba in March 2017, with four … ;t cheap. A trip to Havana, plus a year’s supply … Continue reading
Havana, March 13 (RHC)-- Cuba is participating with a large …   and runs through Friday. The Cuban delegation, headed by deputy minister … Caribe and Cubanacán Hoteles, Islazul, and travel agencies like Cubatur, Cubanacán Viajes and Ecotur. At the fair, Cuba is showcasing … Continue reading
14ymedio, Mario J. Pentón, 7 March 2018 — The sound of a phone call broke into the monologue of Maydelin Alfonso Vázquez in the lobby of the Montecarlo hotel, about six blocks from the US embassy in Bogotá. Some of the Cubans staying there, waiting to get an immigrant visa to the United States, listened to the litany of … Continue reading "An Ordeal and More Than 6,000 Dollars to Get a US Visa in Columbia" Continue reading
… to travel between Miami and Havana. “When you emigrate, the government … mother in Cuba obtained a humanitarian permit from the Cuban government to … the Ciro Garcia Clinic in Havana. So he decided to regain … the Oncology Hospital, also in Havana, paying in pesos. He stayed … Continue reading
Havana, March 12 (RHC)-- Cuba welcomed its first one-millionth vacationer … from around the world. The Cuban Tourism Ministry reports that this … stepped up slander campaign against Cuba, including a travel warning issued … . The communique also highlights that Cuba reached its first one-millionth vacationer … Continue reading
14ymedio (with information from agencies), Havana/Miami, 7 March 2018 — The Cuban government blocked the entry to the island of the former presidents of Colombia, Andrés Pastrana, and of Bolivia, Jorge Quiroga, who were sent back to Bogata on Wednesday, after they traveled to Havana to accept the prize that bears the name of the late … Continue reading "Cuba Denies Entry to Two Former Presidents Arriving to Attend the Paya Prize Ceremony" Continue reading
Washington, March 10 (RHC)--The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump will travel to the 8th Summit of the Americas, slated for Lima, Peru for April 13 and 14. Following that trip, he will then visit Colombia. It will be Trump’s first … Continue reading
Havana, March 10 (RHC)-- One million tourists have visited Cuba so … Director of Communication of the Cuban Ministry of Tourism, Janet Ayala … arrived in Cuba and a survey conducted by the Cuba Educational Travel … Havana, Cienfuegos, Casilda, Punta Francés, María la Gorda and Santiago de CubaContinue reading
Havana Times, Lynn Cruz, 27 February 2018 – Ever since I began making Political Theater, one thing hasn’t stopped tormenting me, it’s almost psychological torture. It has something to do with the fact that you end up living in a constant state of paranoia. A prisoner of labels in a world that doesn’t have time … Continue reading "From Worms to Repatriates: Cuba’s Exile Community / Lynn Cruz" Continue reading
… will be like," said Havana taxi driver Ernesto Balan. … retired woman queueing at a Havana pharmacy, who asked not to … business and travel restrictions on Cuba after relations thawed under Barack … proposals elicit little enthusiasm from Cubans fearful of losing their social … Continue reading
14ymedio, Carlos A. Torres Fleites, Santa Clara, 2 March 2018 — Twenty or so drivers of horse-drawn carriages in Santa Clara, operating as buses, protested this week in the face of regulatory measures that went into effect this Thursday that restrict the circulation of their horse carts on the city’s central highway. While the authorities claim that … Continue reading "Santa Clara Horse Cart Drivers Protest Restrictions on Street Use" Continue reading
… decision to reduce staff in Havana was immediately met with criticism … , the United States Embassy in Havana will operate as an “unaccompanied … progress towards normalizing relations with #Cuba. Our diplomats should be allowed … the hundreds of thousands of Cubans and Cuban Americans, who travel back … Continue reading
… of the US embassy in Havana, taken on September 29, 2017 … that the US embassy in Havana will now permanently operate with … have had “significant effects” on Cuba’s economy and that the … processing for Cubans who wish to travel to the US. Cubans must … Continue reading
… re-staff its Embassy in Havana and change Cuba’s travel advisory from … serving the Cuba, has announced it will be opening a Havana location … a new office in Havana will allow Cuba Travel Services to monitor … locations in Havana, Camaguey, Cienfuegos, Varadero and Santiago de Cuba. "Having … Continue reading
… serving the Cuba, has announced it will be opening a Havana location … by the California-based company in Havana will include flight ticket sales … a new office in Havana will allow Cuba Travel Services to monitor … locations in Havana, Camaguey, Cienfuegos, Varadero and Santiago de Cuba. "Having … Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 1 March 2018 — The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN) denounced, in its last report on repression on the Island, the case of one of its members, Amanda Durán Dalmau, “cited twice during the month of February, under the credible threat that she would be imprisoned if she did not … Continue reading "Cuban Human Rights Group Denounces Threat to One of its Members" Continue reading
… staff from its embassy in Cuba could've just been … and their families out of Cuba and stopped issuing travel visas … workers and their families in Cuba.  Fu stressed, however, that his … this is what happened in Cuba,' but did represent … Continue reading
EFE, via 14ymedio, Washington, 1 March 2018 — A coalition of 28 tour operators and US companies specializing in educational trips to Cuba called on President Donald Trump today to reduce restrictions on travel to the island, a destination that the US government recommends “reconsidering.” Cuba is listed as a Category 3 Alert country (“reconsider the … Continue reading "US Tourism Sector Asks Trump to Lower Obstacles to Travel to Cuba" Continue reading
Vicki Huddleston, a career diplomat who was head of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana under Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, just published a book about her insights and experiences with Cuba. Read an excerpt from "Our Woman in Havana" here. Continue reading
… the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. Health damage suffered there by … the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. Health damage suffered there by … September staff reductions at the Havana embassy ended almost all visa … the hundreds of thousands of Cubans and Cuban Americans, who travel back … Continue reading
CUBA STANDARD — The State Department made staffing cuts at the U.S. embassy in Havana permanent, which leaves a travel warning in place. “The embassy will continue to operate with the minimum personnel necessary to perform core diplomatic and consular functions, similar to the level of emergency staffing maintained during ordered departure,” a State Department […] Continue reading


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This, in turn, would allow the State Department to lift a travel warning. However, the cuts are likely to remain permanent. Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 27 February 2018 — On Saturday immigration authorities prevented four members of the board of the Pro Press Freedom Association (APLP) from leaving the country. They were headed to Trinidad and Tobago to participate in a journalism workshop, the president of the independent organization, Jose Antonio Fornaris confirmed to 14ymedio. Julio César Álvarez, Amarilis … Continue reading "Four Members of the Pro Press Freedom Association Prevented from Traveling / 14yMedio" Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 1 (ACN) The US Cuba Travel Services Company, known as … , Cuba Travel Services will open its office March 31st in Havana. The … Lonja Del Comercio in Old Havana, just across from the Sierra … other locations in Havana, eastern Camaguey and Santiago de Cuba, and in … Continue reading
… the Miami-based Havana Consulting Group, a record 991,122 Cubans stayed at … dollars. Havana Consulting attributed the increase to more travel by Cuban Americans … newspaper of Cuba’s Communist youth, about a Cuban family invited by … in Cuba’s tourism industry. “Believe me, that DISEASE of seeing CubansContinue reading
Cubanet, Angel Santiesteban, Havana, February 20, 2018 — The first stage of the Havana’s “International” Book Fair, which this year was dedicated to Chinese culture, has ended. Perhaps it would be better to say it was dedicated to the three or four Chinese individuals who have been tasked with traveling the world, extolling the dictators … Continue reading "The King Is Dead, Long Live the King / Angel Santiesteban" Continue reading
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La agencia de viajes de EEUUCuba Travel Services (CTS), anunció este martes que el próximo 31 de marzo abrirá una oficina en La Habana, según recoge una nota de prensa de la empresa.

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14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 22 February —  Promoting Human Rights and advising civil society groups has cost the activist Moisés Leonardo Rodríguez an accusation from the authorities of “clandestine printing.” After a spectacular police search of his home last Tuesday, and the confiscation of several of his tools of the trade, the opponent was released on … Continue reading "At 71, Moises Leonardo Prosecuted for Promoting Human Rights at the UN" Continue reading
… open its doors in Havana, Cuba. CYPRESS, CALIF. - Cuba Travel Services, the … the California based company in Havana will include: Flight ticket sales … a new office in Havana will allow Cuba Travel Services to monitor … locations in Havana, Camaguey, Cienfuegos, Varadero and Santiago de Cuba. "Having … Continue reading
… capital Havana. The United States prohibits tourism travel by Americans to Cuba … the Cuban economy illegally. Knowing the history of America and Cuba and … Jay-Z and Beyoncé saunter around Havana so casually? Jay-Z is a … policy that causes millions of Cubans to suffer economically from the … Continue reading
… the upcoming opening of their Havana location on March 31 [st … the California based company in Havana will include: Flight ticket sales … a new office in Havana will allow Cuba Travel Services to monitor … locations in Havana, Camaguey, Cienfuegos, Varadero and Santiago de Cuba. "Having … Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 26 February 2018 — Several Cubans who remain trapped in the Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport after requesting political asylum have asked the Dutch Government and Pope Francis to mediate before the Immigration Service of that country to grant them refugee status. Last January the Dutch authorities imposed a transit visa requirement for Cubans that has left travelers from … Continue reading "Cubans Trapped In The Netherlands Ask Pope For Help In Obtaining Asylum" Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 26 February 2018 — The activists Jacqueline Madrazo Luna and Dora Leonor Mesa Crespo, members of the Citizens Committee for Racial Integration (CIR), were prevented from leaving the country at dawn on Saturday, according to information from Juan Antonio Madrazo Luna, coordinator of that independent organization, speaking to 14ymedio. Madrazo Luna explained that the … Continue reading "Two Cuban Activists Prohibited from Traveling to OAS Human Rights Meeting" Continue reading
14ymedio – Authorities prevented two farmers from the municipality of San Juan y Martínez, in Pinar del Río province, from traveling to Miami on Friday. The two were scheduled to participate in a conference sponsored by the Center for Coexistence Studies (CEC) scheduled for this weekend. The Directorate of Immigration and Alien Affairs claimed that … Continue reading "Barred from Leaving Cuba to Attend an Event Not Approved by the Government" Continue reading
… through the US embassy in Cuba in late 2016, the diplomatic … people at its Havana mission and expelled 15 Cuban diplomats after at … the Cuban Centre for Neurosciences, who was part of a Cuban investigation … people to reconsider travel to Cuba in light of “health attacks … Continue reading
Cubanet, Orlando Gonzalez, Havana, 20 February 2018 – “I won my bicycle in 1993 for being a ’vanguard’ worker. I’m a Physics teacher and I remember all the requirements that had to be met to be rewarded with one of these. “In those days the only thing that mattered to me was not having absences, … Continue reading "Some 25 Years After the "Special Period" the Bikes Keep Rolling / Orlando Gonzalez" Continue reading
In street-level exchanges, despite a surtax on dollar sales, the U.S. dollar rose immediately against the convertible peso (CUC) — which will be replaced by the Cuban peso (CUP) — closing in on a 1:1 rate Continue reading