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  • Visit Cuba!
    Armchair Travelers: Cruise to Cuba!
    We as Americans have been restricted from visiting Cuba for tourism except for certain categories of travelers. As restrictions change, we can be armchair travelers to Cuba’s cruise attractions through Canadian writer Barbara Ramsay Orr....
  • Kayak and Cuba
    Kayak opens flight and hotel search options to Cuba
    Maybe things really are opening up to Cuba.Word has been received from Kayak, the word's leader when it comes to online travel search engines that travelers can now search for hotel and flight options to Cuba.Back in December, the Obama...
  • U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro
    Castro demands Obama give back Gitmo, pay reparations
    When President Obama decided to “normalize” relations with Cuba, proposing to end the 50 year old economic embargo, the move set up a debate over how to best deal with the communist dictatorship residing 90 miles off of America’s...
  • Miami International Film Festival
    Miami International Film Festival puts a spotlight on local and Cuban filmmakers
    While people talk about who will win what on the night of the Academy Awards, they should feast their eyes on a different kind of film extravaganza, the 32nd edition of Miami International Film Festival. MIFF, which runs March 6-15, will showcase...
  • Cuban President Raul Castro
    American businesses are getting ready to do business with Cuba
    News that relations between the United States and Cuba are quickly headed towards normalization has many American businesses interested in doing business with Cuba. USA Today reported on Jan. 27, 2015, American businesses are now preparing to...
  • ClubEG Slammer Tour trip to Cuba
    Melia Las Americas and Varadero Golf Club stole Slammers' hearts
    They’ll be back in large numbers.It’s a solid bet that the group of 24 Slammer Tour-ists and four spouses led by Allan McGee of Executive Golf (ClubEG), who’ve just returned from a golf adventure in Cuba, will still be talking up...
  • Cruising the world
    Cuba, a new cruise destination?
    To me this is an exciting opportunity for more people to see Cuba. Until now there were limited people to people exchange tours, and some other special tours going to Cuba that made up the bulk of people from the USA going to see Cuba. Those, like...
  • President Obama's State of the Union speech 2015 translation and viewer guide
    President Obama's State of the Union translation and viewer guide
    An American president nearing the end of his final term rarely delivers anything of substance during his penultimate State of the Union address. Unless President Barack Obama has definitive evidence that Tom Brady personally deflated the footballs...
  • Travel ban lofted today: Spring Break in Cuba?
    Travel ban lifted today: Spring break in Cuba?
    The Obama administration lifted travel restrictions to Cuba effective today. The move came less than a month after the U.S. and Cuba agreed to resume diplomatic relations after 54 years of enmity. Spring break in Cuba anyone?The Commerce and...
  • New documentary about Cuban artists available on VOD this Friday
    New documentary about Cuban artists available on VOD this Friday
    With the diplomatic situation between Cuba and the US changing, there has been a renewed interest in the people and culture of Cuba, especially the artists. (See Victoria Burnett's NY Times article "Cuba's Art Scene Awaits a Travel...
  • Golf vacay tourneys at Melia Las Americas
    Melia Las Americas tees up two vacay events at Varadero Golf Club in 2015
    Golfers looking for an exotic destination adventure in the new year can pick from a pair of tournaments to be played at Cuba’s Varadero Golf Club while they're being hosted by the Melia Las Americas resort.“The second edition of...
  • Obama Go With Chavez and Castro protest
    The truth of Obama deal with Cuba is not being reported by some mainstream media
    Barack Obama begins 2015 with pollsters reporting a 54-60 percent range of citizens disapproving the president’s performance. By the time Obama announced on Dec. 17, 2014 that his administration had worked with Cuba to restore diplomatic...
  • Obama's Presidential Legacy
    Has President Obama secured his presidential legacy?
    Most Americans remember Presidents for their successes or failures. For example, President Jimmy Carter is remembered for negotiating the peace talks between Egypt and Israel at Camp David. President Richard Nixon’s legacy will always be...
  • Cuban dissidents arrested post US- Cuba agreement
    Cuban dissidents arrested post US- Cuba agreement
    The Cuban Police arrested at least four people linked to the Cuban blogger and critical of the island government, Yoani Sánchez, in the Havana, hours before a ceremony where it was planned to motivate to civilian people, express theirs opinions...
  • Alan Gross
    Former Cuban prisoner Alan Gross receiving a $3.2 million settlement
    After spending five years in a Cuban prison, Alan Gross will receive a $3.2 million dollar settlement from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency made the announcement on Friday. The agency, which oversees foreign aid, said it...