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February 3rd

High denomination bills already circulating in Cuba waiting for the unification of currency

Bills of 200, 500 and 1000 Cuban pesos began circulating on Sunday in the country, in order to facilitate transactions in that currency (CUP) in dollar stores (TRD), as announced by the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC). Read More

The bartender Andres Piñon will represent Cuba in the Habanasomelier contest

Andrés Piñon, barman at the Hotel Palacio del Marqués de San Felipe, will represent Cuba in the Habanosommelier competition at the International Habano Festival to be held from February 23 to 27. Read More

Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta was awarded in Britain

The Critics Circle Britain awarded the National Prize for Dance to Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta in recognition of the achievements during a lifetime devoted to the art. Read More

Carlos Diaz revive tales of the Decameron in the Trianon Theatre of Havana

Funny, satirical and erotic characters from tales of the Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio, have resurfaced under the direction of Carlos Diaz with his group The Public at the Trianon Theatre, where the playwright has had previous success with works of the classical repertoire as La Celestina and Noche de reyes. Read More

Casa de las Américas celebrated its 2015 awards in Havana

The Literary Prize 2015 Casa de las Americas Novel was delivered to La hoguera lame mi piel con cariño de perro, by Colombian Adelayda Fernández Ochoa. Read More

Juan Formell’s son talks about relations between Cuba and the United States

Samuel Formell, director of Los Van Van, said that "the first change of all we must have is the blockade (economic) that for many years has not worked." The son of the late Juan Formell said he was in favor of the recent resumption of diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba. Read More

More than 49 cases of drug trafficking arrested Cuban Customs during the 2014

The General Customs of the Republic of Cuba (AGR) thwarted 49 attempts drugs from entering the country during 2014, higher than the 2013 figure. Read More

February 1st

Cuba – United States relations: a new page for the history

With the decisions taken by the government of Cuba and the US an assessment of our business system is necessary. The US president Barack Obama said the intention of establishing trade relations with Cuba starting with interbank transactions Read More

January 29th

Cuban doctors in Brazil are demanding help from the international press to avoid separation from their families

The Ministry of Public Health of Cuba has issued an ultimatum to the Cuban doctors working in Brazil, that their accompanying family members approved by the Mais Medical Program, must return to the island before next Sunday or will be severely punished. Read More

January 6th

Jardines del Rey Hotel was opened in Cayo Coco

A new Gaviota hotel, administered by the chain Meliá Hotels International began operations in Cayo Coco, north of Ciego de Avila. Read More