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November 17th

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

November 11th

Canadian teams request more Cuban baseball players for the coming season

The recent performance of Cuban players in the Can-Am League prompted representatives of teams from that nation to request the presence of several of them for the coming season. Read More

Cuban president sends congratulations message to Donald Trump

Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message to US President-elect Donald Trump this November 9 congratulating him for his victory at the elections. Read More

Delta airlines opens office in Havana and reestablishes direct flights

The US Delta airline company will reestablish direct flights to Havana on December 1 after nearly 55 years and opened a commercial office in a centrally located area of the city. Read More

November 9th

Cuba and Mexico Consider Larger Trade Exchange

Cuban and Mexican authorities are meeting in Havana to boost bilateral exchange on regulatory issues, the pharmaceutical market and to explore business opportunities. Read More