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December 21st

Kazakhstan and Cuba sign agreement on visa exemption

Rogelio Sierra, Deputy Foreign Minister of Cuba and Kazakhstan ambassador in Cuba, Konstantin Zhigalov, signed an agreement on visa exemption for short visits, said Kazakh diplomatic sources quoted by EFE. Read More

Travel tips for visiting Cuba

Cuba has long been an attractive destination for tourists, but now, due to the thaw, many people are eager to visit the Caribbean nation of Cuba before it becomes too commercialized. Although American tourism to the island is still technically forbidden under the embargo, many Americans can now legally travel to Cuba for the first time in more than 5 decades using one of 12 travel exceptions regulated by the US State Department. Read More

Costa Rica will not grant more temporary visas to Cuban migrants

The government of Costa Rica announced last December 18 that no more temporary visas will be granted to Cubans who enter its territory and those who do will be deported to Cuba. Read More

December 17th

Cuban children share with major leaguers

Children living in Havana today received advice and teachings of star MLB visiting Cuba as part of a high-level delegation of the organization, and glories of Cuban baseball. Read More

President of Cape Verde thanks Cuba for supporting his country

The President of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, on an official visit to Havana, expressed on Tuesday his appreciation for the support received from Cuba for the independence and construction of this state for 40 years now. Read More

First Beijing-Havana direct flight on December 27

Next December 27 at 8:15 Cuba time, the first Air China direct flight from Beijing will arrive in Havana, the Cuban Tourism Ministry announced. Read More

Austria identifies new business opportunities in Cuba

On the occasion of the visit to Cuba of Alois Stöger, Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology of Austria, a group of business persons of important companies of the European country explore in Cuba new business opportunities that allow strengthening bonds. Read More

December 16th

MSC Opera Cruise ship arrive this weekend to Havana

The cruise ship MSC Opera will arrive in Havana on Friday to start from Tuesday 22 a cruise season which runs until April, which will have the Cuban capital as a port. Read More

Raul Castro receives President of Costa Rica and talk about stranded Cubans

Cuban President Raul Castro received the President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, who is on an official visit to Cuba. Read More

Cuban players from the MLB arrive in Cuba

According to statements to the press, after the arrival of the group to Havana Jose Marti airport, Tony Castro, Fidel Castro´s son and one of the people who has done most to restore ties that should never be broken between the Cuban Baseball and the MLB, cleared doubts about the possible limitations that could have the four players during their stay, " they will carry out the program they have planned, and in their free time they may see their family and enjoy their homeland." Read More