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Three Cubans to Continental Chess Tournament

Grand Masters (GM) Yuniesky Quesada, Yuri González and Carlos Hevia will represent Cuba in the 10th Continental Chess Tournament based in Montevideo, Uruguay from next Friday. Read More

Order of the Republic of Serbia bestowed upon Fidel Castro

Tomislav Nikolic, president of Serbia, conferred top honours today to the Cuban Revolution leader, the former President Fidel Castro, by his important contribution to the development of friendly relations and cooperation between Serbia and the Caribbean country. Read More

President Hollande defends his meeting with Fidel Castro despite criticism

Under the fire of criticism in France from his opponents of UMP party, President Francois Hollande defended on Tuesday his meeting with Fidel Castro, ensuring that his intention "was not to give a blank check to anyone." Read More

Cuba and the United States ready to appoint ambassadors

Once the United States to remove Cuba from the list of countries supporting terrorism in late May, both nations will designate ambassadors, Cuban president Raul Castro said on Tuesday. Read More

Sales of Alcatel mobile phones cause long lines in Cuba

The OT -1060x model of Alcatel has gone on sale in the shops of the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA). There are long lines to buy them. This model, with very low performance and discontinued since 2013, has become very popular among Cubans for its low price. Read More

Cuba negotiates restoring banking services from Florida

Cuba is negotiating with a bank in Florida to restore banking services to its embassy in Washington, said on Tuesday the Head of the US Interests Section, Jose Ramon Cabañas Rodriguez, to members of the Greater Manatee Chamber of Commerce, in Bradenton, Florida. Read More

National Director of Baseball in Cuba talks about the talent drain

It is neither new nor unknown to anyone that Cuban athletes, especially baseball players, are successful when they decide to continue his career outside the island in professional competitions. Nor is it a secret that the abysmal differences between the contracts signed abroad and living conditions they have in Cuba favor the wishes of emigration. Read More

Airbnb: Cuba is our fastest growing market

Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO, said Cuba is the fastest growing market of the company and the decision of the US President, Barack Obama, to resume ties with the island has been a boon for the company that is dedicated to "advertise rental houses". Read More