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Cuban lung cancer vaccine in last stage of clinical trials

The CIMAvax-EGF vaccine against lung cancer, created by Cuban scientists at the Center for Molecular Immunology, goes through its last phase of clinical trial in the province of Cienfuegos. Read More

Turkish Airlines inaugural flight to Cuba arrives in Havana

Turkish Airlines, the airline with more destinations in the world, opened its flights to Havana, where it will travel from Istanbul three times a week, operations it plans to perform on a daily basis in short term. Read More

US band to wrap up Jazz Plaza 2016 International Festival

The American band Snarky Puppy was in charge of opening this Sunday the closing concert of the Jazz Plaza 2016 International Festival, which also included pianist Roberto Fonseca and singer Fatoumata Diawara. Read More

Cuba starts trial of internet in homes

The Cuban telecommunications company ETCESA announced the launching of a pilot program of internet in Cuban homes in the next days. Read More

American tourists increase demand for hotels in Cuba

Two years ago, President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations with Cuba. Since then, Cold War-era travel restrictions that prohibited most Americans from visiting were lifted, leading to a surge of U.S. tourists and a scramble to accommodate them. Read More

Cuban movies to be screened today at Havana Film Festival

Three Cuban feature films and seven documentaries will be presented today to the public on the seventh day of the 38th edition of the Havana Film Festival, which runs in this city until December 18th. Read More

German airline Eurowings starts flying to Cuba

German airline Eurowings will start operating from tomorrow in Havana, which ratifies the bet of that European country for Cuba destination, stated the Cuban Tourism Ministry. Read More

Brian de Palma at Havana Film Festival: “¡Viva Cuba!”

Surrounded by Cuban filmmakers and students, the American director Brian de Palma spoke about the challenges of making films, his stories and the elements that, in his opinion, directly influence on the psychology of characters and interpreters. Read More

Southwest starts regular commercial flights to Havana

Southwest Airlines made its first regular commercial flight to Havana bringing 156 passengers thus joining JetBlue, Silver Airways, Delta and American Airlines, which were the first to reopen the US-Cuba connection closed over the past fifty years. Read More

Google and Cuba Sign Bilateral Accord

Cuba’s Telecom Company ETECSA and Google signed a bilateral accord Monday in Havana through which the US company offers the island its Google Global Cache service allowing Cuban users to connect faster to the contents on that popular browser. Read More

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