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Will The Rollout Of U.S. Flights To Cuba Speed The Pace Of Economic Liberalization? Not So Fast

WASHINGTON – U.S. airlines have continued to roll out direct commercial flights between the U.S. and Cuba – the first for 55 years – following the lead set by JetBlue’s August 31 service from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara. The flights are the latest sign of the political and economic rapprochement …

North Carolina farmers increasingly look to export to Cuba

For more than 50 years, Cuba was an enemy of the United States. But not every American has seen Cuba as a threat.<p>“You know, I tell folks all the time, I wake up every morning worried about something, but being invaded by Cuba is not one of them,” says Larry Wooten, president of the North Carolina …

The Cuban Government Is Turning Havana's Malecón Into a Massive Wifi Hotspot

Havana’s Malecón is known across the world as a the symbolic abode of the city’s lovers, dreamers, drinkers, and fishermen. Now we can add …

Wi-Fi

China, Cuba agree to deepen ties during PM Li's Havana visit

HAVANA (Reuters) - Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang met with Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday during a two-day trip to Havana, and the two leaders oversaw the signing of around 30 agreements on economic cooperation in various sectors, Cuban state media reported.<p>Cuba's President Raul Castro …

Cuba

Targeted tours to lure more visitors - Lifestyle

Travel authorities in Cuba have designed a series of tours that take in historical and cultural sites and natural scenery to attract more Chinese …

More Wi-Fi Access Promised In Cuba

There’s no question Cuba is becoming more accessible to Americans, but question remain as to whether the free flow of the Internet will follow suit …

Obama picks envoy to Havana as Cubans await change

<b>Havana (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama this week nominated the first US ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years, capping a multi-year process to open a new diplomatic relationship with Havana.<p>Jeffrey DeLaurentis, Obama's nominee, currently serves as the US charge d'affaires in Cuba. Despite his …

Cuba

Everything You Need to Know About Driving in Cuba

Seeing the country on your own four wheels is a true trip of a lifetime.<p>You’ve booked your airfare. You’ve gotten your paperwork approved. Now check …

10 Cuban Goods You'll Be Able to Buy (Legally) Soon

Get ready to indulge.<p>Cuba, a once-forbidden Caribbean island, is gradually becoming more accessible to Americans. This could mean a lot more than …