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August 28th

Cubana Airlines among the worst in the world

Cubana Airlines is recognized as one of the worst in the world with only 2 stars out of 5, according to the scoring system Skytrax, reports the British newspaper The Telegraph in its Travel section. Read More

US sanctions list exempts dozens of companies with ties to Cuba

The US exempted dozens of foreign companies and individuals appearing on its sanctions list for having economic and financial relations with Cuba. Read More

Cuba to present Progress vs. Desertification in Turkey

Cuba will show its progress in the struggle against desertification and drought during an important international meeting to be held on October 12-23 in Ankara, the capital of the Republic of Turkey. Read More

TS Erika targets Dominican Republic

Tropical storm Erika is expected to hit the Dominican Republic Friday to later head for Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas, according to the latest advisories. Read More

The President of the Spanish Congress to travel to Cuba to boost bilateral relations

Jesus Posada, President of the Congress of Spain, will travel to Cuba from September 3rd to the 5th with a group of deputies. Read More

President of Panama will travel to Cuba in September

Juan Carlos Varela, head of state of Panama, announced on Thursday that he will travel to Cuba on September 9 with a delegation of businessmen, with the main objective of boosting trade between the two countries. Read More

Belgium explores business opportunities in Cuba

A delegation of representatives of twelve companies of Belgium is visiting Cuba, which explores business opportunities and investment to expand trade between the two countries, official media reported today on the island. Read More

Cuba will start cloud seeding to provoke rain in its fight on drought

Cuba will apply a technique known as "cloud seeding" to artificially induce rain from September 15 in areas hit by severe drought, which affects more than one million people, according to official sources quoted by official media. Read More

August 27th

The Cuban parrot endangered

The Cuban parrot (Amazona leucocephala), with its vivid Red-Green color, is in danger of extinction. Cuban specialists try to ensure their survival in several regions of the island studying the conditions of their traditional habitat. Read More

Old Havana prepares its finery to welcome Pope Francis

Mountaineers, bricklayers, builders and restorers embellish even more the Cathedral and the old building of the Seminary of San Carlos and San Ambrosio, now Father Felix Varela Cultural Center in Old Havana. Read More