Cuba

In Miami, the Modern Art of Cuba

 Above: Abel Barroso, La Mesa de las Negociaciones, 2012 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new exhibition at the Pan American Art Projects gallery in Miami’s Wynwood district is taking a look at the diversity of contemporary art in Cuba. The …

Cayman Islands, Cuba Conclude High-Level Talks on Migration

 Above: the Hotel Nacional de Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Cuba are working on the development of a new memorandum of understanding following the conclusion of high-level talks in Havana last week. The meetings, which …

Cuba Looking to Develop Golf Courses in Tourism Push

 Above: a rendering of the Carbonera Club project By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s government says it is looking to push the development of golf courses and related real estate developments. According to Jose Reinaldo Daniel Alonso, director of business …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Cuba on Monday evening, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The quake …

 Above: Copa’s hub in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is adding a new flight to Cuba, the company announced. The company will be adding twice-weekly direct flight from Panama City to Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. Cayo …

 Above: Cuba’s Raul Castro and China’s Xi Jinping in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff China President Xi Jinping made an official visit to Cuba this week. The visit came a week after Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin made another …

 By Jaime Suchlicki Op-Ed Contributor THE RECENT visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Cuba rekindled memories of the Cold War. In those days, the Soviets used Cuba to challenge and spy on the United States. An electronic eavesdropping facility …

 Above: Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin lays a wreath at the memorial of national hero Jose Marti in Havana (Photo: GC) By the Caribbean Journal staff Russia is writing off about $32 billion of Cuba’s outstanding debt, the two countries …

 Above: Russia President Vladimir Putin and Cuba’s Fidel Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to Cuba this weekend. The visit, part of a wider Latin American tour, included a meeting with …

 Above: St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas in Cuba (Photo: OPM SKN) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has officially opened an embassy in Havana, Cuba. St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil …

 Above: a rendering of the Carbonera Club By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s government said Friday that an estimated $350 million hotel and tourism project was coming to the island. The five-star project is called the Carbonera Club, and it …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A rare earthquake caused light shaking in the Cayman Islands on Saturday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The 4.3-magnitude quake, which …

 Above: the US State Department’s Harry S Truman building By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Department of State issued a statement Thursday condemning Cuba’s government following reports of “arbitrary detentions by Cuban authorities.” The detentions reportedly included dozens …

 Above: Havana’s Miramar Trade Centre By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba and Mexico have signed a new agreement on economic cooperation, Cuba’s government announced on Monday. The purpose of the agreement between Cuba and ProMexico, Mexico’s investment promotion arm, was …

 Above: the meeting between Haiti President Michel Martelly and Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Cuban President Raul Castro held talks on Tuesday in Havana. In …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s National Assembly has approved a new “Law on Foreign Investment,” the government said Saturday. In a statement, the government said it would be an “essential instrument in the interest of Cuba to …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung By the Caribbean Journal staff Vietnam President Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Haiti on Friday for an official visit to the Caribbean country. The Vietnamese leader was received …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Havnana-based Cuban national airline Cubana has resumed flights between Havana and Fort-de-France, Martinique. The service, which made its first flight last Thursday, had not been operating since 2006. “This link between Fort-de-France and …

 

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