H. Upmann Launches New Cigar

2 Havana, Nov 22. -As part of Cuba''s strategy to present new highest-quality cigars every year, the release of the new H. Upmann Half Corona international cigar was announced on Monday.Producers say the vitola has a format that allows enjoying an authentic Cuban cigar under any circumstances. The flavor of this cigar, said the report from the international corporation Habanos

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FIHAV 2011 Ratifies Importance of Cuban Market

2 Havana. -After almost three decades, the Havana International Fair (FIHAV), the largest Cuban commercial fair, awakens every year with a renovated spirit and interest for the growing number of those who rely on it as an appropriate venue for doing business.Despite the current global crisis and the economic difficulties Cuba has to face, the attraction for the Cuban market

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Cuba Remembers Gerardo on his 46th Birthday

2 Havana, Jun 4. -Every year, the people celebrate the birthday of Gerardo Hernandez, one of the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons. "Cuba defends its sovereignty with honorable men like anti-terrorist fighter Gerardo Hernandez, who on his 46th birthday today is being unfairly held in a U.S. prison for warning Cuba of subversive plans hatched in

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Concludes Meteoro 2011 and Santa Cruz del Sur continue to be alert to hurricanes

1 The 80 tropical hurricane taking place world wide every year cause damage for about 10 million dollars and cause nearly 10 thousand deaths. The general trend to the increase of material loss is alarming. However, the loss of human lives decreases in countries developing their alert and response systems properly. Cuba is an example of this. The greatest loss

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Viñales Nacional Park, Cuban Ecotourism Paradise

1 Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Mar 17. -Viñales Nacional Park, famous for its jurassic mogotes (Karst mountains), receives every year thosands of Cuban and foreign visitors, who go over caves and roads, surrounded by living fossils, such as palma corcho (cork palm). One of the most outstanding options for tourists is Santo Tomas, one of the largest cave systems in

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US Blockade Bans Cruise Ships from Cuba

1 Havana, Oct 21. -The U.S. economic blockade deprives Cuba of 1,000 cruise ships port of calls, and 1.2 million visitors every year, according to industry authorities. In statements published in Granma newspaper on Wednesday, Mateo Jose Lopez, general director of the Aries Transportes S.A., and Norberto Perez, the company's operations and commercial chief, harshly critized the almost 50-year-old U.S.

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Warning About Lack of Funds to Control Malaria

1 Washington, Oct 12. -The struggle against malaria, a disease affecting several millions of people every year, is hamstrung by shortage of funds, highlighted a research paper published by The Lancet magazine. To develop an adequate strategy of control of the illness there is a need for about 4,900 million dollars this year, but there is a current deficit of

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