Elliott Abrams: Has Trump Made the Right Move in Cuba? Elliott Abrams, Newsweek • June 22, This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site.
Congratulations to President Trump for a serious (though not total) reversal of the… Continue reading
Will New Cuba Travel Policy Hurt U.S. Airlines? Zacks Equity Research
On Jun 16, President Trump announced some changes to current U.S. policy on Cuba, which were put into action by his predecessor Barack Obama. The new policy is in… Continue reading
How to get off the eaten track in Santiago de Cuba A trip to Santiago de Cuba should start with dinner at a paladar (family-run restaurant) and end with drinks on the roof of the Hotel Casa Granda. By JENNIFER… Continue reading
Being Rich Is Banned in Cuba / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 8 June 2017 — The die is cast. At the special session of the National Assembly of People’s Power held on May 31 and June 1 at the Palace… Continue reading
You Can Still Visit Cuba—Here’s How Patrick Allan
President Trump recently announced that the U.S. will be re-instituting travel restrictions to Cuba, partially canceling Obama’s previous policy changes. So, can you still visit Cuba? It depends.
First, let’s clear up… Continue reading
How Trump’s Cuba policy impacts US travelers BY MELANIE ZANONA – 06/18/17 08:00 AM EDT 72
Americans may need to rethink their travel plans to Cuba in the wake of President Trump’s effort to crack down on the communist regime.… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba policy tries to redefine ‘good’ U.S. tourism. That includes putting them back on tour buses. By Nick Miroff June 17 at 2:43 PM
The American traveler in Cuba — sweating, disoriented and probably a bit woozy from the… Continue reading
Foreigners and Cubans: Princes and Paupers FRANCISCO ALMAGRO DOMÍNGUEZ | Miami | 15 de Junio de 2017 – 15:39 CEST.
A woman friend of mine who lives in Miami recently traveled to the Island with her children. As her father… Continue reading
Drug smuggling a risk if US relations with Cuba shift, officials say By Patrick Oppmann, CNN Updated 1005 GMT (1805 HKT) June 12, 2017
Havana, Cuba (CNN)For Cuban officials on the front lines of the fight against drug trafficking, the… Continue reading
Havana: a city of colour and surprises The buildings in Cuba’s capital may be crumbling yet there is a great sense of civic pride Conor Horgan
Cuba is full of surprises. On my first morning in a Havana casa particular… Continue reading
Trump Will Reverse Damage Done by Obama’s Cuba Policy Jun 8th, 2017 3 min read COMMENTARY BY Mike Gonzalez @Gundisalvus Senior Fellow Mike Gonzalez is a senior fellow at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies.
KEY… Continue reading
Cuba holiday CRISIS: Britons warned to take THIS to airport or risk being refused entry
CUBA holidays have spiked in popularity this year with a British tourist boom, but there’s one critical addition you’ll need to your trip. By CLAUDIA… Continue reading
Luxury hotels arrive in Cuba despite fears Trump may hurt tourism boom By Sarah Marsh | HAVANA
Towering cranes dot the Havana skyline as communist-run Cuba races to build luxury hotels, amid indignation among some residents and concern that U.S.… Continue reading
They Deceived Us With Tourism
14ymedio, Marta Requeiro, 29 May 2017 — There was a time when I saw it as natural. I understood, to say it in a certain way, that Varadero beach was not ours despite its being… Continue reading
Danger, Men At Work
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 29 May 2017 — They call him “Manolo 440” because a few years ago he had an electrocution accident in a building under construction. He managed to survive and has since been… Continue reading
Havana: Clandestine Business Deals, Poverty and Glamor / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 26 April 2017 — When night falls, it’s not advisable to walk through certain neighborhoods in Havana. Like the one from El Curita Park, on Reina and Galiano,… Continue reading
Economic Crime, the Pitfall in the Path
14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, 22 May 2017 — The saleswoman described her merchandise in a murmur: loggerhead turtle steaks, beef and shrimp. The man salivated, but replied that he could not buy… Continue reading
U.S. Lawmakers Want to End Cuba Travel Restrictions, But May Face Trump Opposition Reuters • Newsweek May 26, 2017
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators reintroduced legislation on Thursday to repeal all restrictions on travel to Cuba, this time attracting… Continue reading
Americans are visiting Cuba, but not in the numbers expected
HAVANA, Cuba — It’s been nearly a year since direct commercial flights began from the U.S. to Cuba — and Americans are making trips to the communist nation long off-limits,… Continue reading
Reagan: Won’t visit Cuba until people are free May 30, 2017 Michael Reagan Perspective
Expedia is now booking hotels in Cuba.
American Airlines is flying American tourists from Miami to Havana.
For more than a year American-owned cruise lines have… Continue reading
Do we Cubans still need permission to enter state establishments? JORGE ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ | La Habana | 31 de Mayo de 2017 – 07:34 CEST.
I recently went to buy cigarrettes at the Ruinas del Parque bar-restaurant, located on the… Continue reading
While tourists drink water out of a bottle, Cubans ration and boil a limited supply BY BRIANA ERICKSON
HAVANA Men sit on the steps and play a hand of cards, women chat outside barred windows, stray dogs missing tufts of… Continue reading
Unique Sandbar Coastal Ecosystem in Cuba Calls for Climate Solutions By Ivet González
BARACOA, Cuba, May 19 2017 (IPS) – A battered bridge connects the centre of Baracoa, Cuba´s oldest city, with a singular dark-sand sandbar, known as Tibaracón, that… Continue reading
Cruises Could Be Big Winners in Cuba The once-taboo island lacks tourist infrastructure. Ship operators hope to change that. by Christopher Palmeri May 11, 2017, 10:00 PM GMT+2
After President Barack Obama eased restrictions on American citizens traveling to Cuba… Continue reading
Neither CUPs nor CUCs, It’s Bucks That Reign in Cuba
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 3 May 2017 — The guard looks at him and dismisses him as an undercover cop. “Are you coming to change dollars? I’ll pay you at… Continue reading