October 17, 2019

Caribbean Airlines’ new service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba

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Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., October 14, 2019 – Caribbean Airlines will launch service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba from December 13, 2019. The flights will operate twice weekly each Wednesday and Friday. In commenting on the start of the service, Garvin Medera, Caribbean Airlines Chief Executive Officer stated: “Caribbean Airlines is committed to […]

USA vs. Cuba, CONCACAF Nations League group stage: Scouting Cuba

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By Parker Cleveland From Syars and Stripes FC The USA takes on an enigma shrouded in mystery and possibly counter-intelligence The United States Men’s National Team will kick off in Group A of the CONCACAF Nations League tomorrow against Cuba. Coming into the game, Cuba has lost all five of its competitive matches in 2019 having dropped […]

The Caribbean in Latin America, central theme of congress in Cuba

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From Presna Latina Holguin, Cuba, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The XIV edition of the Ibero-American Congress of Thought, to be held here from October 25 to 27, invites us to reflect on Caribbean cultural diversity among the countries of the region.In the event, more than 200 delegates from Cuba, the United States, El Salvador, Italy, […]

Caribbean countries demand end to US blockade of Cuba

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From Presna Latina United Nations, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica, Barbados, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Saint Lucia are supporting a Caribbean call for an end to the United States blockade of Cuba.Speaking at the high-level segment of the 74th Session of the United […]

Caribbean Airlines to start service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba from November 6, 2019

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From Caribbean Airlines Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., September 11, 2019 -Caribbean Airlines announces the start of twice weekly non-stop service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba from November 06, 2019. This new flight will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays, using a Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft, with a seating capacity of 150, adding 300 seats […]

Ex-Colombian President: Epstein flew to Cuba at Castro’s invitation

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By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who died last week in jail awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, had once traveled to Cuba at Fidel Castro’s invitation, Colombia’s former president Andrés Pastrana revealed. Pastrana’s comments were revealed in a report by the Washington, D.C. bureau of McClatchy newspapers. The report noted that Pastrana said he […]

Soccer: Canadian men to face Cuba in Cayman Islands due to stadium issues in Havana

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From BayToday.ca TORONTO — Canada will play a scheduled CONCACAF Nations League away match against Cuba next month in the Cayman Islands rather than in Havana. “The CONCACAF Nations League match between Cuba and Canada will not be played in Havana, Cuba because the Pedro Marrero Stadium does not meet the minimum requirements set by CONCACAF […]

Sustainability is on the Hook as Cuba adopts new Fisheries Law, EDF says

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From EDF Law will protect fish populations, ocean ecosystems and fishing communities (HAVANA – July 14, 2019) The government of Cuba enacted sweeping reforms of its fishing laws over the weekend, putting the island nation on a course to increase protection for some of the world’s most important and vibrant marine ecosystems while also ensuring […]

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island

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By Mark Frank From Yahoo Finance HAVANA (Reuters) – Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart development. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said upon closing […]

Cuba murdered Hugo Chavez, and mortally wounded every Venezuelan.

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From Jolly Green Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías died from self-inflicted cancer. He carried a sample flask of uranium to Iran in 2006. Sitting on a flight Caracas to Tehran with the flask clasped between his legs, clutched close to his crotch for the whole journey. Unknown to him, the flask leaked radiation and contaminated his […]