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TV Review: Weekend in Havana with Geoffrey Baer

Added: 18.07.2017 21:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

Throughout Weekend in Havana with Geoffrey Baer, premiering on PBS July 18, there’s an impression that Havana, and Cuba, is somehow on the cusp, now that Fidel Castro is dead and relations with America are normalizing.

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Trump stance a setback in US-Cuba relations: Raul Castro

Added: 15.07.2017 7:09 | 22 views | 0 comments

July 15, 2017 2:09 PM
HAVANA (AFP) - Cuba's President said President Donald Trump's hardline stance towards the country was a "setback" in relations with the United States after ties were gradually restored in 2015.


MVRDV Wins Competition for Bay-Window-Inspired Mixed-Use Towers in Rotterdam

Added: 12.07.2017 20:17 | 27 views | 0 comments

MVRDV has been selected as the winner of a competition for The Sax, a 51-story mixed-use tower in ’s Wilhelminapier port development. The building will add a total of 82,000 square meters (882,000 square feet) of residences, retail spaces and commercial facilities across two towers, the Philadelphia & the Havana, connected halfway up by a bridge containing a 150-room hotel.


Cuba's Love Hotels Are Making a Comeback

Added: 07.07.2017 18:33 | 11 views | 0 comments

Officials are hoping to open a chain of five state-run 'posadas' in Havana.


Cuba bringing back 'love hotels' in an effort to discourage public sex

Added: 06.07.2017 10:00 | 34 views | 0 comments

Authorities in Havana plan to restore a network of hotels where guests can rent rooms by the hour.


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Added: 20.06.2017 15:20 | 11 views | 0 comments

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Cuban foreign minister: We will not buckle in face of Trump's sanctions

Added: 19.06.2017 18:34 | 22 views | 0 comments

Havana (CNN)In the first response by a Cuban official to a new, harsher Cuba policy unveiled by President Donald Trump last week, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said Monday that the island's government would not buckle to the new sanctions. "We have the patience, the resistance" to wait out Trump, said Rodriguez, who delivered the remarks in Vienna, Austria, as part of a European tour. "These measures reinforce our patriotism," Rodriguez said, giving the clearest signal yet that the Cuban government would meet Trump's...

Cuba's Small Businesses Brace For New U.S. Trade, Travel Restrictions

Added: 19.06.2017 10:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Since President Obama announced a warming of relations with Havana, Cubans hosted more U.S. tourists and Americans sold Cubans more products. Can President Trump put the genie back in the bottle?


Expedia Opens Cuba Hotel Market To Canadians

Added: 19.06.2017 5:00 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Expedia group reports that travellers in Canada and around the globe can now book hotels in Cuba on its global points of sale, including,, Travelocity, Orbitz and CheapTickets. From the historic streets of Havana and Hemingway’s homestead in San Francisco de Paula, to the cobbled colonial town of Trinidad and beyond, Canadian...


Russia criticizes U.S. for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

Added: 18.06.2017 10:36 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that "anti-Cuban" actions recently announced by Washington were regrettable and that Moscow confirmed its solidarity with Havana.


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