May 16, 2022

Retiring to Cuba: How to prepare

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Retiring to Cuba is a very enticing option when you think about it. There is sunshine year-round and warm weather to go with it, very interesting food and culture, combined with a first-rate healthcare system. All of that, when put together, makes Cuba an option to suit everyone’s tastes. However, while Cuba has a lot […]

The blockade against Cuba turns 60

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By Rosa Miriam Elizalde / Globetrotter It’s easy to say, but it’s been six very hard decades that began with disconcerting lightness and the belief that the United States government’s blockade of Cuba would not last long—a couple of years, maybe. On February 2, 1962, U.S. President John F. Kennedy called his press secretary, Pierre Salinger, and […]

Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba presents credentials to the Director General of the OECS

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Friday, January 21, 2022 — The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), H.E. Bernardo Andrés Toscano Sardiñas presented his Letter of Credence to the Director General Dr. Didacus Jules on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at a ceremony held at the Organisation’s headquarters in Morne Fortune, Castries. Ambassador Toscano […]

19 Jan Weather in Cayman

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Wed Jan 19 2022 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms today. Partly cloudy skies tonight. Humidity: 80% (UP from yesterday)UV: 5.8 MODERATE (DOWN from yesterday) Expected temperatures: 68°F to 81°F. Yesterday: H 80.0°F  L 70.1°FWinds: Today: E 15-25 mph Tonight: E 10-15 mph Barometer: 1015.00 mb Steady Rain: Last month: 1.24 […]

16 Jan Weather in Cayman

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Sun Jan 16 2022 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Sunny skies this morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms developing during the afternoon. Thunderstorms likely this evening. Then a chance of scattered thunderstorms overnight. Humidity: 68% (Same as yesterday)UV: 6.7 HIGH (Same as yesterday) Expected temperatures: 76°F to 83°F. Yesterday: H 83.2°F  L 61.6FWinds: Today: SSW 10-20 mph […]

13 Jan Weather in Cayman

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Thu Jan 13 2022 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. Some clouds tonight. Humidity: 68% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 6.4 HIGH (Same as yesterday) Expected temperatures: 76°F to 85°F. Yesterday: H 83.8°F  L 74.2°FWinds: Today: NW 10-20 mph Tonight: NW 10-15 mph Barometer: 1013.60 mb Steady Rain: Last month: […]

Why is the U.S. fueling the November 15 Cuba protests?

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By Rosa Miriam Elizalde / Globetrotter On September 20, letters began to arrive at eight Cuban municipal or provincial government headquarters announcing the holding of “peaceful” marches on November 15 by a group called Archipiélago. The motivation for these marches was a call for change. The letter was not a formal request to occupy the busiest streets of […]

HOLA DE NUEVO CUBA! Caribbean Airlines restarts service to Cuba on December 14, 2021

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Piarco, Trinidad & Tobago, November 3 2021: Caribbean Airlines will return to Havana, Cuba from December 14. The airline will operate a weekly, non-stop service each Tuesday between Trinidad and Havana, Cuba with easy connections to other destinations. Flights are open for sale via www.caribbean-airlines.com, the Caribbean Airlines Reservations Sales and Service Center, the Caribbean […]

How U.S. interference in Cuba creates a false picture of its society

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By Manolo De Los Santos and Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appears to be obsessed with Cuba. Every few days he takes to social media or makes remarks to the press about his desire to overthrow the Cuban Revolution. In recent months, Rubio has played a key role in drumming up support for anti-government protests […]

23 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

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23 Jun Tue 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Wed Jun 23 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W)   Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Wed Jun 23 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next 24 hours […]