October 13, 2019

Sudden change to Cuba travel rules hits cruise line earnings

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By Richard Danielson From Tampa Bay Times Royal Caribbean and Norwegian, which have operations at Port Tampa Bay, cut earnings projections after the Trump administration banned “people to people” travel with one day’s notice. TAMPA — The Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba are expected to hit the bottom line of the cruise […]

5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online

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Reuters From Yahoo News (Adds Delta comment) June 5 (Reuters) – Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration’s ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings. The new restrictions are aimed at pressuring Cuba’s […]

Opinion: Gonsalves suggested trip to Cuba

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By Jolly Green When a brain is made in Saint Vincent and finished in Cuba what Nationality label should be applied? In the case of Dr. Ralph Everard [sometimes soft] Gonsalves who currently claims to be Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, despite opposition claims that he is in office due to vote […]

European ministers reiterate rejection of US embargo against Cuba

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From Caribbean News Now HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — European foreign ministers have again rejected the US embargo against Cuba during a meeting of the foreign affairs council held in Luxembourg, chaired by the head of European diplomacy, Federica Mogherini. Prensa Latina agency cited a press release in which the ministers ratified the European bloc’s opposition […]

US takes action to end ‘Cuba’s influence on Venezuela’

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From Jamaica Gleaner WASHINGTON, CMC – The United States Department of State says the Trump administration has taken action to end “Cuba’s influence on Venezuela”.  “Today, the United States sanctioned four companies for operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy and identified nine vessels as blocked property, pursuant to Executive Order 13850,” said […]

Prince Charles in Cuba

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Here is what Prince Charles did in Cuba Prince Charles feasts with mojitos, guarapo, coffee, rum By Hatzel Vela – Cuba Correspondent, Andrea Torres – Digital Reporter/Producer From Local 10 Miami ABC After a morning visit to the Molecular Immunology Center in Havana, the visit to Cuba came to an end for Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and […]

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Cuba for first-ever official royal visit

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by Stephanie Petit From People Queen Elizabeth has never made a state visit to Cuba, which came under Communist rule in 1959 by Fidel Castro Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall just made royal history! The couple touched down for the latest stop of their 12-day Caribbean touron Sunday in Cuba, marking the first time that members of […]

Statement by the OECS on the recent escalation of the United States action towards Cuba

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — The Authority of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) meeting in Special Session in Guadeloupe on March 15, 2019: NOTING the renewed intensification in the application of the Helms-Burton Act by the United States Government through its decision to lift the suspension of Article III of the Act for a period […]

New Cuban Ambassador accredited to the OECS

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Accreditation of H.E Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the OECS Wednesday, March 6, 2019 — The accreditation of H.E Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States today took place at OECS Commission. OECS Director General, H.E. Dr. Didacus Jules was presented with […]

Prince Charles and Camilla Plan a Royal Tour of the Caribbean, including a Historic Visit to Cuba (and to Cayman Islands)

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by Chloe Foussianes From Town & Country Magazine Pince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have quite the trip planned for later this spring. From the March 17-29, the royal couple will be traveling through the Caribbean, visiting a whopping six different countries and one overseas territory. As a part of their tour, Charles and Camilla will […]