Tag: Cuba News

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel highlighted implementing a new foreign exchange system on the island, which is being applied as of August 4 and aimed at capturing freely convertible currencies through national banks. "The beginning of the implementation of the foreign...
The 16th edition of the Gibara International Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday in the eastern province of Holguin, located some 740 kilometers from the Cuban capital, Havana. The event, which runs until August 6, is being held after a...
Cuba announced a landmark referendum updating its family code concerning same-sex marriage and adoption. On 22 July, the country’s National Assembly approved an expansive LGBTQ+ update to their current family code. Under the proposed regulations, gay marriage would be legalized...
Cuban authorities transferred the operation of all lodging centers and other extra-tourist activities on Cayo Largo del Sur, a paradisiacal island in the south of the country, to the Canadian hotel group Blue Diamond, according to an executive of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The tightening of the U.S. blockade policy against Cuba is affecting national drug production in the Caribbean nation, Tania Urquiza, vice president of the BioCubaFarma business group, said Tuesday. "The unilateral policy of the United...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to an order released Wednesday, June 1, by the Department of Transportation, the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden lifted a series of restrictions imposed by his predecessor, Donald Trump, on flights to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From April 6, Cuba will no longer require proof of vaccination or RT-PCR testing for tourists visiting the country. Sampling tests will still be performed at arrival. The Cuban government said the new measures were...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Russia plans to appoint "digital attachés" in 16 countries - including Cuba and Brazil - to promote its information and communication technologies (ICT), Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernishenko revealed. "According to our forecasts, 'digital attachés'...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil and Mexico lead, with 32 and 18 films respectively, the competitive phase of the 42nd edition of the Havana Film Festival, which next Friday turns on its projectors until December 12. Of the 163...



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