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August 12th

Colombia sees in Cuba a tourist opportunity rather than a competition

A mission composed of Colombian companies arrived in Cuba to assess the tourism situation on the island in view of the recent opening to the US market. Read More

August 12th

Cuban vaccine against chronic hepatitis B is evaluated in eight countries

A new Cuban vaccine against chronic hepatitis B, created by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB by its Spanish acronym), is currently undergoing clinical evaluation in eight countries, developed in collaboration with the French company Abivax, official media reported today. Read More

Varadero, home of the II Skydiving Friendship Cup

From August 12 to 15 will be held at the International Skydiving Center in Varadero the II Skydiving Friendship Cup "Landing precision". Read More

US invites Switzerland to reopen its embassy in Cuba

The Swiss government announced today that its Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter will travel to Cuba at the invitation of his US counterpart John Kerry to attend the historic ceremony of reopening the US embassy in Havana. Read More

Cuba gives the details of the program for the pope´s visit

Cuba offered new details of the itinerary of Pope Francis during the apostolic visit that will take place from 19 to 22 September, a historic trip after the restoration of relations with the US, while the island prepares its streets and squares to welcome the pontiff. Read More

Great Cuban photographic exhibition in New York

The International Center of Photography, opens on Saturday, August 15, the ambitious retrospective shown “Cuba, Cuba! 65 Years of Photography” in Southampton Arts Center, an exhibition space where are numerous pictures along with posters, publications, and various documents related to the image of the island. Read More

Arkansas governor plans to travel to the island to promote rice exports

Arkansas Governor, Republican Asa Hutchinson, will travel in September to the island, which will make him the first US governor to visit Cuba since the official establishment of diplomatic relations between Washington and Havana last July. Read More

Cuba: remarkable results on children interventional cardiology

William Soler Pediatric Cardiology Center has benefited more than two thousand 500 children, including newborns and young infants by interventional cardiology, which applies from 1988 with results comparable to other centers worldwide. Read More

There will be no changes in US visa granting to Cubans

Jeffrey DeLaurentis, current head of mission as Charge d'Affaires, in an interview that presents today the digital site OnCuba Magazine speaks of an embassy with less guards and freedom of movement that the Americans hoped to work in Cuba. Read More

August 10th

Spanish exports to Cuba would increase by 200 million

Predictably, the remove of the embargo would cause an increase in Spanish exports to Cuba at a rate of 200 million dollars a year, a year after the end of the embargo. Read More