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January 6th

First Cuban exports to the US in 50 years

For the first time in the past fifty years, Cuba will make in January its first exports to the United States, following the signing Thursday in Havana of a contract by the island´s CubaExport company and the US Coabana Trading LLC to import artisanal charcoal. Read More

Alaska Airlines opens regular flights to Havana

The eighth and last US airlines company to open commercial flights to Havana was Alaska, which opened that route on Thursday with a flight from Seattle to the city´s Jose Marti International Airport. Read More

January 4th

Cuba reaches 4-million tourist mark in 2016

On December 30th, Cuba reached the 4 million tourist mark, for a 13 percent growth compared to 2015, reported the Ministry of Tourism. Read More

Cuba reduces infant mortality rate to 4.3 in 2016

Cuba reduced its infant mortality rate to 4.3 per thousand live births in 2016, thus staying among the best countries in the world in this health indicator, according to Minister of Health Roberto Morales. Read More