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Starwood begins managing hotel run by military in Cuba

Starwood begins managing hotel run by military in Cuba

American hotel giant Starwood has begun managing a hotel owned by the Cuban military, opening one of the biggest holes yet in the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba since Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro declared detente in Dec. 2014
Published: 06/28/16
New archbishop may transform Cuban church with modest style

New archbishop may transform Cuban church with modest style

Msgr. Juan de la Caridad Garcia is bringing a different style to the Cuban Catholic Church in his new post as archbishop of Havana, the most important religious position on the island
Published: 06/27/16
Shaq brings US basketball diplomacy to Cuban capital

Shaq brings US basketball diplomacy to Cuban capital

NBA great Shaquille O'Neal has become the latest emissary for American outreach to the people of Cuba
Published: 06/26/16

DISH TV launches new Cuban channel in the US

DISH and Sling TV are launching a new channel that will bring Cuban movies and television shows to the U.S.
Published: 06/16/16
US hardware arrives in Cuba to protect Hemingway possessions

US hardware arrives in Cuba to protect Hemingway possessions

The new era of U.S.-Cuban normalization has brought hundreds of thousands of dollars of supplies to Ernest Hemingway's former Havana estate for the construction of a simple but fully functional historic conservation facility for artifacts
Published: 06/16/16
Cuba hopes detente will finally break curse on investment

Cuba hopes detente will finally break curse on investment

Foreign investors and Cuban officials hope they are about to break Cuba's well-earned reputation as a country where investment projects go to die
Published: 06/15/16
Florida bank issues first US credit card for use in Cuba

Florida bank issues first US credit card for use in Cuba

A small Florida bank will issue the first U.S. credit card intended for use in Cuba and make it easier for Americans to travel and work on an island largely cut off from the U.S. financial system
Updated one month ago
Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

U.S. carriers are working to overcome unique difficulties as they prepare to fly to Cuba
Updated one month ago
Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

U.S. carriers are working to overcome unique difficulties as they prepare to fly to Cuba
Updated one month ago
US airlines to start scheduled flights to Cuba

US airlines to start scheduled flights to Cuba

Six airlines have won permission to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades, another milestone in President Barack Obama's campaign to normalize relations between the two countries
Updated one month ago