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August 31st

Cuban airport ready for first US regular flight

The Abel Santamaria international airport, located in the central Cuban province of Villa Clara, is ready to receive the JetBlue Airbus A-320 today, the first scheduled flight for the US to Cuba in more than five decades. Read More

August 30th

Heavy rains in Cuba

The Cuban Institute of Meteorology reiterates that during the day rain will occur in most parts of the country, which may be heavy in the afternoon from Matanzas to Pinar del Rio. Read More

Puerto Rican singer Danny Rivera to give concert in Havana

Puerto Rican singer Danny Rivera will give a concert on November 20 at Havana’s Karl Marx Theater, in which Cuban musicians and compatriots of his will accompany the visiting artist. Read More

US Secretary of Transportation to travel to Cuba for reestablishment of direct flights

Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation of the United States, will travel to Cuba on August 31, coinciding with the arrival of Airbus A-320 of JetBlue airlines, which activates regular flights between the two countries, interrupted for more than half a century. Read More

Cuban paralympic swimmer to compete for three medals in Rio

Cuban swimmer Lorenzo Perez will try to obtain three medals at the 15th Paralympic Games, scheduled for September 8-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More

August 26th

Condolences from Cuba for earthquake in Italy

The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples sent a message of condolences to the movement of solidarity with Cuba in Italy, following the earthquake that occurred in that European nation, reported on Thursday the local Foreign Ministry. Read More

The Philippines interested in Cuban Health System

Dr. Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial, Secretary of Health of the Philippines, praised on Wednesday in this capital the Cuban health system and expressed her interest in holding exchanges in this field. Read More

US-Cuba regular flights to begin on August 31

An airplane of the US airline Jet Blue will arrive in Cuba on August 31, an event that will mark the reestablishment of regular flights from the US to the island, with a route that had not taken place for more than half a century. Read More

August 24th

Tourist boom continues in Cuba according to National Statistics Office

The Cuban National Bureau of Statistics and Information confirmed that in the first half of this year Cuba reached the figure of two million 147 thousand 919 visitors, representing an increase of 11.7 percent compared to the same period of 2015. Read More

August 23rd

Cuba finishes 18 in Rio Olympics 2016

With a harvest of five gold, two silver and four bronze medals Cuba ranked 18th in the overall standings of the 31st Olympic Games Rio 2016 Read More