Usher and Ludacris Visit Cuba

Stars in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s continuing to grow as a destination for music stars. And the trend continued this week as a pair of high-profile artists visited the Caribbean island. Following the recent trip to Cuba by Rihanna, […]


US, Cuba Officially Restore Diplomatic Relations, Reopen Embassies

New embassies in Washington and Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff In a historic moment for the region, the United States and Cuba reopened their respective embassies in Washington and Havana on Monday morning, officially restoring diplomatic relations. American and […]


A Hollywood Legend Visits Cuba

By Cuba Journal Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola visited Cuba this week at the invitation of the International School of Cinema and Television in San Antonio de los Baños. Coppola, whose portfolio includes the Godfather films and Apocalypse Now, among others, […]


A Recipe for a Hemingway Daiquiri

The Hemingway Daiquiri – a twist on the classic cocktail of rum, lime juice and sugar – is the subject of some debate among the drink’s enthusiasts. The recipe commonly associated with the order of the “Hemingway Daiquiri” is actually that […]

This Top Cruise Line Is Adding a Homeport in Havana

Above: Havana By the Cuba Journal staff A major cruise line is adding a new homeport in Havana. MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, will begin homeporting its MSC Opera in Havana in December. The 2,120-guest-ship will […]

Air France Increasing Cuba Flights

Above: an Air France plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France is increasing its service to Havana. The French carrier announced this week that it would be adding an additional Wednesday flight from Paris to Havana beginning in October. […]


InselAir Launching Havana Flights

Above: Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean airline InselAir is adding a brand-new destination: Havana, Cuba. The carrier announced the move this week; the flights will begin out of Curacao on July 3. (The service includes connections from […]

JetBlue Launching Charter Flights From New York to Havana

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is expanding its charter services to Cuba, the company announced Tuesday. The company said it would be launching charter flights between New York and Havana, making it the first major carrier to […]

A Florida-Cuba Ferry?

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff There could soon be a new way to get to Cuba from the United States: by sea. A Florida-based company called CubaKat says it is looking to develop high-speed catamaran ferry service between […]

The Caribbean and Cuba

By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor At the end of 2014, Havana welcomed the regional Heads of State a December when it hosted the 5th Caricom-Cuba Summit. From first appearances, this summit did not disappoint as it offered an opportunity […]

JetBlue to Add New Cuba Charter Flight

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a new charter flight to Cuba. The company announced Thursday that it had made an agreement with its partner, ABC Charters, to add a new flight to Cuba beginning this […]

A New Way to Visit Cuba

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite the recent rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, travel to the island by most Americans is still limited. That means trips are only legal when undertaken with licensed tour companies on […]


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