Category Archives: Normalization of Relations

JetBlue, American Airlines want to increase flights from S. Fla. to Cuba

JetBlue Airways Corp. and American Airlines Group Inc. are seeking to increase flights to Cuba from South Florida even as the Trump administration wants to limit travel to the island nation. American Airlines (Nasdaq: AAL) wants to add 10 new … Continue reading

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Cuba and U.S. Talk over Legal Issues

Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and U.S. authorities have talked to coordinate bilateral cooperation in law enforcement, Cuban Foreign Ministry reports on its website. At the meeting, held in Washington, DC, on September 15, they also addressed issues of … Continue reading

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Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues statement addressing allegations by the U.S.

Cuba has never, nor would it ever, allow that the Cuban territory be used for any action against accredited diplomatic agents or their families, without exception On 17 February this year, the United States Embassy in Havana and the Department … Continue reading

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Cuba and Houston Port Authority sign memorandum of cooperation

The document was signed by Capitan José Joaquín Prado Falero, director general of Cuba’s Port Administration and Ricky W. Kunz, Chief Commercial Officer for Port Houston. With the aim of facilitating and promoting trade between Cuba and the United States, … Continue reading

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Building bridges with Cuba: Illinois educators share agricultural knowledge

BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Among Mario Pablo Estrada García’s souvenirs from his trip to Southern Illinois University is a stack of books including “A Compendium of Corn Diseases” and “A Farmer’s Guide to Soybean Diseases.” The Cuban biotechnology researcher also collected … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support for Ties with Cuba Continues in U.S.

Washington, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The bipartisan support to engagement with Cuba has strongly increased in the United States over the past two years and we will continue seeing it in the future, said the president of a coalition that … Continue reading

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Three Million Tourists Arrive in Cuba in Less than 7 months

This Tuesday, July 25, Cuba reached the three million tourist mark, 75 days faster than last year A press release from the Cuban Ministry of Tourism reports that on this Tuesday, July 25, Cuba reached the three million tourist mark, … Continue reading

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Amid Trump’s Grim Cuba Talk, Havana Maestros Offer Brighter Vision

On a recent Friday evening in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, less than two miles from Trump Tower, a Cuban band known as the Havana Maestros took the stage at trendy NeueHouse Madison Square to deliver a live performance in celebration of … Continue reading

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PBS to air special program on U.S. – Cuba relations

MIAMI – As a result of the merger of WPBT2 and WXEL, which formed South Florida PBS, both public stations have been able to offer more viewing choices and localized programming which serves the needs and interests of the South … Continue reading

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Cuban Jewish Leaders Pen Open Letter In Support of U.S.-Cuba Relations

MIAMI — Leaders of the Jewish community in Cuba have sent an open letter today to their “brothers and sisters” in the U.S. expressing concern that reversing policy towards the island could have an impact on religious institutions, which have … Continue reading

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