January 27, 2020

Antique maps: Cuba (with early appearance of the Cayman Islands)

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From Rare Maps Interesting late example of Porcacchi’s map of Cuba. One of the earliest obtainable maps of Cuba and one of the few published in the 16th Century. Also shows Jamaica and part of Hispaniola. Excellent topographical detail, if a bit conjectural, and naming many locations. Includes decorative cartouche, 2 sea monsters. and compass […]

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla’s official Christmas card brings back fun-filled memories

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From Herald Planet Royal fans have been eagerly anticipating holiday cards from theRoyal Family and at long last we have the first card courtesy of Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla! Clarence House shared the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall’s official Christmas card for 2019 on Instagram. The card recalls their royal visit to Cuba, particularly the moment they took a joyride […]

Cuba consolidates with the Caribbean

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Cuba consolidates ties with the Caribbean From Presna Latino Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Monday consolidates historical ties with the nations of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in the context of the 47th anniversary of relations between the West Indian island and the regional bloc. In Bahamas, the Cuban ambassador, Alejandro Garcia held a […]

USMNT beats Cuba 4-0, tops Group A in Concacaf Nations League [in Cayman Islands]

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By Julian Cardillo From ProSoccer USA The U.S. men’s national team routed Cuba 4-0 Tuesday night in George Town, Cayman Islands to win Group A in the Concacaf Nations League. Josh Sargent put the Americans up 1-0 inside the first 36 seconds at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, which has been treated as Cuba’s home venue throughout […]

Made in Cuba events

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Made in Cuba events and dinner hosted by the king and queen of Spain By Yoel Rodriguez Tejeda From On Cuba News The project led by two young Cuban entrepreneurs took on its most important work to date: the organization of the dinner hosted by the king and queen of Spain in Havana. The Palace […]

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 […]