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First Cuba-US direct mail service flight lands in Havana

Cuba and the US reestablished direct mail service with the arrival of the inaugural flight that landed on Wednesday at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport from the US city of Miami. Read More

ETECSA and Verizon sign agreement for direct voice traffic

ETECSA and Verizon have completed negotiations and signed an agreement on direct interconnection for the exchange of international voice traffic between the US and Cuba. Read More

The Obama administration announces new partial measures to Cuba

US Commerce and Treasury departments today announced new regulations that modify aspects of sanctions against Cuba, among which are the use of the dollar in Cuban transactions and a significant travel relaxation for US citizens to visit Cuba. Read More

Cuba and the US to re-establish Direct Mail Service on March 16

After nearly five decades without direct mail service between Cuba and the United States, the inaugural flight of the Pilot Plan agreed between the two countries for postal exchanges will be carried out on Wednesday, March 16. Read More

Cubana Airlines opens route between Holguin and Santo Domingo

Cubana Airlines will start direct flights from the Frank Pais International Airport, of the city of Holguin in eastern Cuba, to Santo Domingo, capital city of the Dominican Republic, according to company officials. Read More

AT&T and US hotel chains about to close deals in Cuba

AT&T, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Marriott International are seeking to complete deals in Cuba as President Barack Obama prepares a historic visit to Havana. Read More

Main Cuban cigar brand Cohiba celebrates 50 years

The main brand of Cuban cigars, Cohiba, will celebrate its 50th birthday in 2016, with vast expectations of a thawing of ties between Havana and Washington. Read More

Sun Country is planning nonstop flights to Cuba

The Mendota Heights-based airline is among the U.S. airlines submitting route bids to the Department of Transportation Read More

The Most Exclusive Cohiba presented at the XVIII Habanos Festival

The XVIII Habanos Festival is opening its doors to host the largest international event for lovers of the world’s finest tobacco: the Habano. In this edition, the festival will pay tribute to Cohiba, the most distinguished and exclusive brand of Habanos that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Read More

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