Why Cuba Travel Sanctions Are Important
The BBC 's story this week about the Castro regime's upcoming golf resort illustrates why travel sanctions towards Cuba are important.
Saturday May 18
Photos: Cuba Libre
You may recall our Artist Spotlight on Kevin Slack's work from 2010. He has continued to make beautiful friends in Cuba and make beautiful photographs of them, so an update on his more recent work seemed in order.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Who needs a password when your voice will do
"Barclays Wealth customers will no longer need to answer security questions and remember pin codes to use telephone banking," The Daily Telegraph says.
Mon May 13, 2013
Caribbean News Now!
Huge hotel project planned for Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba -- A huge tourist investment aimed at building a large number of hotels on the keys off the northern Cuban coast has been revealed by the executive secretary of the design office, Jesus Lacera.
Cuba golf project gets green light
Varadero is currently the only 18-hole course in Cuba, but it will now be joined by others after the government approved a new multi-million dollar golf project Five decades after Fidel Castro ordered Cuba's golf courses to be closed down because he considered them "elitist", the island's communist government has approved the construction of a ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
First nonstop Cuba-Brazil flight to take off in June
Cubana de AviaciA3n will offer the first direct flight between Cuba and Brazil on June 10.
Cuban Economy is Dependent on Growing Tourism Sector
Cash-strapped Cuba is looking to further boost its long-vital tourism sector, the crown jewel of which the famed resort town, Varadero, is located 138 kilometers east of Havana.
Wed May 08, 2013
Cuba to expand lodging capacity to boost tourism
Havana, May 8 : Cuba's tourism industry plans to expand its lodging capacity to upwards of 85,000 rooms by 2020, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said.
Old Havana: Hot music, cheap beer, fascinating history
William Valoy, in white, belts out a tune at the Monserrate Bar in Old Havana. The old city pulsates with the sound of salsa with bands in many bars and restaurants.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Cincinnati Enquirer
ReArt series' works show cooperation between cultures
ReArt Cincinnati-Baracoa: An International Artists' Exchange brings together 12 artists from Cincinnati and Cuba to "co-create" original intercultural works.
The Globe and Mail
Cruise around Cuba and save
Why it's worth it: Starting in Havana or Montego Bay, this cruise, on the 1,200-passenger Louis Cristal, visits six UNESCO Heritage Sites as well as Cienfuegos, Punta Frances, Santiago and many other spots only a fraction of visitors to Cuba ever see.
Thu May 02, 2013
Hell hosts tourism fair; millions of hedonists expected
Yeah, baby, come on down... we are a hedonist's paradise, as long as you are not a hedonist from Cuba.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Capitalists cavorting in Cuba?: James Varney
One of Fidel Castro's sons reportedly says his father is in good shape despite a long public silence that has again fueled speculation about the 86-year-old former president's health.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Caribbean News Now!
New itinerary offers Americans legal travel to Cuba
Central Holidays presents an exciting new "Discover Cuba" travel program that takes US travelers to connect with locals in Cuba and learn about the architecture, music, art and culture of this enchanting country.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Cuba is a cyclist's dream
The day started off well, as I was able to reassemble my bicycle - taken apart and put in a flat box for the flight from Montreal - in under an hour in front of the Hotel Barcelo on the western side of the city.
The soul of Cuba on display
It's happening now but it won't last long. "Arte de Cuba" on display at Gallery 14 through the end of April is an exciting, albeit brief opportunity to see and purchase original Cuban works of art.