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November 18th

Cuban port increases revenues by repairing dredges

The Caribbean Drydock Company S.A. (CDC), located in this city, raises its mercantile production and gross added value thanks to the execution of important works such as the recovery and repair of dredges operating at Mariel port. Read More

American filmmaker Oliver Stone to participate in Havana Film Festival

The renowned American filmmaker Oliver Stone will present his latest film "Snowden" (2016) during the 38th edition of the Havana Film Festival, to be held from December 8 to 18 in this city. Read More

November 17th

Cuban Contemporary Dance company tours Europe

Cuban Contemporary Dance began a tour of various European countries that will end on November 22nd with two special presentations at Monte Carlo, Monaco. Read More

Austria and Cuba to sign accord on international economic collaboration

Bernadette Marianne Gierlinger, vice minister of Austria´s Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy began today a visit to Cuba to sign a MOU on international economic collaboration. Read More

Cuba and Burundi sign agreement to increase trade

Cuba and Burundi signed a cooperation framework agreement which will further strengthen the economic and trade ties between the two countries. Read More

November 16th

US ballerina Misty Copeland visits National Ballet of Cuba

Misty Danielle Copeland, first African-American principal ballerina of the American Ballet Theater (ABT), one of the most prestigious companies of the United States, arrived in Cuba to conduct a visit until next Saturday, as part of the Program of Cultural and Sports Ambassadors of the State Department. Read More

US-based multinational company punished for trading with Cuba

The US-based multinational company National Oilwell Varco and its subsidiaries Dreco Energy Services and NOV Elmar joined the long list of companies punished by the OFAC for having violated the over-50-year embargo on Cuba. Read More

November 15th

Cuba Announces Pardon of 787 Inmates on Pope's Request

The Cuban Council of State agreed to pardon 787 inmates who were serving prison terms, in response to a request by Pope Francis to all heads of state on the Holy Year of Mercy. Read More

Visits by US citizens to Cuba grow 80 percent in 2016

By the end of the first half of this year, 136 913 Americans visited Cuba, 79.7 percent more than in the same period of 2015, although none of them traveled as tourists due to restrictions imposed on Cuba. Read More

First Flight of Southwest Airlines arrives in Cuba

The first flight to Cuba by American company Southwest Airlines arrived on Sunday at Juan G. Gómez International Airport, near Varadero resort, with 143 passengers on board, and it starts operations with two daily flights from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read More