Tag: Cuba

NEWS

U.S. Turns A Blind Eye To Business Transactions With Cuba

The United States, in a new bid to establish closer ties with Cuba has now eased restrictions on business and travel with Cuba. The U.S. has maintained trade prohibition with Cuba, for many years. However, the Obama administration is taking a new approach in its relationship with Cuba. Both countries recently restored diplomatic relations with the opening of embassy in […]

Government POLITICS

USA Makes Nice With Cuba

The United States, in a bid to renew its relationship with Cuba has reopened its embassy in the country after more than 54 years since it was closed. John Kerry, the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit Cuba in 70 years, presided over the ceremony in Havana. The U.S. flag was presented by the same US marines who brought […]

TRAVELOG

Visiting Cuba? 5 Must See Places!

Although Cuba is a known communist ruled country not many people would have experienced its white-sand beaches, seen its rolling mountains, visited its well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture, drank its rum, tasted its wide range of culinary dishes or even smelled its renowned tobacco. However, this may not hold true much longer as today more and more countries are easing restrictions […]

NEWS

JetBlue Flies To Cuba

Going to Cuba? Welcome onboard JetBlue Airways! JetBlue Airways Corp. said in a press release it has begun direct charter flights between New York and Havana, thus making it the first major U.S. carrier to fly the route in many decades to the once forbidden country. The flight between New York and Havana now means JetBlue will operate five weekly […]

Food HEALTH/FOOD

Cuba Puts Stop To Mother-To-Child Transmission Of HIV And Syphilis

Cuba became the first country in the world to receive validation from WHO that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. “Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible,” said Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General in a press release. “This is a major victory in our long fight against HIV and sexually […]

Health HEALTH/FOOD

Cuba Again Extends Helping Hands To Africa

Cuba is neither a late nor a newcomer to offering help to countries within the African continent. Now, with the outburst of the deadly Ebola disease ravishing parts of Africa, the Cuban government has once again sought to embrace the affected countries by sending 165 health workers to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Doctors, nurses and infection […]