Cruise ships to Cuba continue to expand their itineraries as new players join in
It might take longer than Amazon Prime, but Havana’s trendy Clandestina clothing line used some clever workarounds to open an online U.S. store.
The State Department made staff cuts permanent at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. The U.S. withdrew 60 percent of its diplomats after 24 Americans suffered mysterious ailments, and the State Department said it couldn’t send them back because it still doesn’t have “definitive answers on the source or cause of the attacks.”
Cuba Travel Services said it was the first US-based travel company to secure permission to set up shop on the island in six decades.
U.S. travel companies active in Cuba want Americans to hear that Cuba is welcoming, safe, fun and legal and that Americans should come visit.
In spite of rocky US-Cuba relations, Cuba accepts a statue of freedom fighter Jose Marti, a gift from U.S. donors.
A six-member delegation of U.S. senators and House members wrapped up a five-day visit to Cuba on Wednesday with a call for the Trump administration to restore the staff of the U.S. embassy in Havana, and resume an effort the Obama administration started to improve relations with the island’s government.
The investment plans are the largest yet by a foreign group amid Cuba’s ambitious drive to obtain 24 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
Marta Deus was working for a multinational company in Spain when she saw the opportunity to help the growing business sector of Cuba.