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Carnival Cruise not selling Cuban cruises to Cuban-Americans

Starting in May Carnival plans to offer trips from Miami to Cuba. Carnival Cruise is the first company approved to make the trip in more than 50 years, but it is not selling tickets to Cuban natives. Read More

Cuban self-employed people will participate in Communist Party Congress

Humberto Simon Palomino, local resident of the eastern city of Manzanillo will propose a look at collective non state workers at the 7 th Cuban Communist Party Congress to run from April 16th to the 19th. Read More

Cuba and Belgium to strengthen commercial bonds

Entrepreneurs from Cuba and Belgium will meet on Tuesday in this capital to find new business opportunities, on the occasion of the visit to the island of Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders. Read More

Cuba: 2-Currency System

Cuba is a country with one political party and two currencies. There are CUCs, or convertible pesos, mainly for tourists and the wealthy. And there are Cuban pesos, which is what almost all Cubans are paid in — and what they use daily. Read More

Entrepreneurship is the future of Cuba

Meet the Cuban entrepreneurs who told President Barack Obama their stories in Havana Read More

Cuba and the US sign Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in agriculture

Agricultural authorities of Cuba and the United States -Gustavo Rodriguez and Thomas Vilsack, minister and secretary of the Department of Agriculture, respectively- signed on Monday in this capital a Memorandum of Understanding, as part of the program of the official visit to the island of US President Barack Obama. Read More

Cuban and US Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez received US Secretary of State John Kerry at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry in Havana on Monday morning. Read More

US's Starwood signs first US-Cuba hotel deal

A US-based hotel company has reached an agreement with Cuba to take over operations of two of Havana's hotels. Starwood Hotels and Resorts will be the first American hospitality company to operate a hotel on the island since relations between the two countries have been recently reestablished after more than 50 years. Read More

Cuba and Finland sign agreement on Cuban debt

Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Vice-president of the Council of Ministers, received Pirkko Hämäläinen, Undersecretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland. Read More

Cuba remove penalty on US dollar conversions

Rodriguez told reporters Thursday that Cuba will try to make a series of international financial transactions in coming days. If they work, it will get rid of the 10 percent penalty. Read More

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