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Cuban town that inspired Hemingway, famous for eco-friendly carwash

Cuban town that inspired Hemingway, famous for eco-friendly carwash

Cojimar, just a few minutes east of Cuba’s capital city of Havana, is a small picturesque fishing village where American novelist Ernest Hemingway docked his boat is gaining notoriety again due to an environmentally-friendly carwash called “La Ecologica.”

Cuba, Serbia presidents vow to increase political, economic ties

Cuba, Serbia presidents vow to increase political, economic ties

Cuban president Raúl Castro received his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vučić, on Friday [and both] agreed to increase economic and commercial ties between both countries and highlighted the “high level” of political dialogue.

Cuba highlights air security for high tourism season amid U.S. pressure

Cuba highlights air security for high tourism season amid U.S. pressure

Cuba said it will guarantee air security for travelers flying to and from the Caribbean nation, to be prepared for its high tourist season which lasts from November to April. The International Civil Aviation Organization carried out an audit in Cuba in August 2015 which acknowledged the island’s compliance with air safety protocols.

Cuba seeks to increase trade, join China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Cuba seeks to increase trade, join China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Cuba seeks to increase trade with China and join the Belt and Road Initiative as a possible “regional node” for this plan to spread throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the island’s first deputy minister of foreign trade and investment said this week.

Senile dementia to double in Cuba in two decades

Senile dementia to double in Cuba in two decades

Researchers this week said that the population with senile dementia is expected to double or even triple by 2040 in Cuba, which has one of the longest life expectancy rates in Latin America.

Cuba’s Confucius Institute thrives in teaching locals Chinese

Cuba’s Confucius Institute thrives in teaching locals Chinese

Havana’s Confucius Institute, the only certified institution in the island country that teaches the Chinese language and culture, saw an “enrollment explosion” this academic year.

Cuba promotes wind power with Chinese turbines to protect environment

Cuba promotes wind power with Chinese turbines to protect environment

Cuba today has four wind farms already in operation, including Gibara I and II, with total capacity of 11.7 MW, ranking Cuba 72nd worldwide in installed wind-power capacity.

The French president’s agenda on his visit to Havana on May 11

The French president’s agenda on his visit to Havana on May 11

French President François Hollande will tour the Caribbean region until Tuesday, including a visit to Havana on Monday that is intended to give new impetus to the bilateral relations between France and Cuba.

Chinese leader visits Fidel

Chinese leader visits Fidel

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro here Tuesday (July 22) and the two exchanged views on bilateral ties, the international situation and other issues of common concern.

OAS members demand Cuba’s inclusion in next summit

OAS members demand Cuba’s inclusion in next summit

The majority of country delegations attending the 44th general assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) agreed Thursday that Cuba should take part in the regional bloc’s next summit to be held in Panama next year.

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