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US-Cuba relations: one year after normalization of ties

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro shocked the world one year ago (Dec. 17) when they announced the United States and Cuba would end more than a half century of enmity and start normalizing relations. Read More

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw plays catch in Cuba

During a break between events of the good will tour of the MLB to Cuba, LA Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw plays catch in Cuba Read More

Tony Castro: We need to move forward and baseball can help us to do that

Fidel Castro’s younger son, Antonio, better known as Tony Castro is one of the persons who has done most to restore ties that should never be broken between the Cuban Baseball and the MLB. Read More

Travel tips for visiting Cuba

Cuba has long been an attractive destination for tourists, but now, due to the thaw, many people are eager to visit the Caribbean nation of Cuba before it becomes too commercialized. Although American tourism to the island is still technically forbidden under the embargo, many Americans can now legally travel to Cuba for the first time in more than 5 decades using one of 12 travel exceptions regulated by the US State Department. Read More

US embassy in Cuba launches contest on Facebook to participate in the anniversary of the thaw

US embassy in Cuba launches contest on Facebook to participate in the anniversary of the thaw Read More

Obama will visit Cuba next year only if he can meet with opposition

“If I go on a visit, then part of the deal is that I get to talk to everybody. I’ve made very clear in my conversations directly with President Castro that we would continue to reach out to those who want to broaden the scope for, you know, free expression inside of Cuba.” Read More

Cuban baseball defectors to return to the island in MLB tour

Baseball stars Yasiel Puig and Jose “Pito” Abreu are part of the group of Cuban defectors who on Tuesday will arrive in Havana to begin a Major League Baseball goodwill tour. Read More

American Airlines will fly between Los Angeles and Havana

American Airlines will begin this weekend direct charter flights between Los Angeles and Havana, said Cuba Travel Services (CTS). Read More

Reestablishment of Postal Service between Cuba and the US

Both delegations agreed to re-establish direct postal service between the two countries through the implementation of a Pilot Plan for the transportation of mail which will become effective within the next few weeks, with the hope of eventually institutionalizing it on a permanent basis in the future. Read More

Delegation of the MLB to visit Cuba

The Cuban Baseball Federation announced that a delegation composed of representatives of the US majors and the US Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) will arrive in this capital on December 15. Read More

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