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Havana (Cuba)

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  • Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

    Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol
    All that's missing is the beard. An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat. "I felt a lot of emotion upon...
  • Cuba struggles to attract investors despite reforms

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has yet to attract new foreign investors despite launching two major initiatives in the past year, a sign of the lingering caution over doing business with the communist government and its own hesitancy to follow through on free-...
  • Analysts debate proper role of US democracy programs in Cuba

    MIAMI The U.S. government has a right to finance pro-democracy programs in Cuba but must ensure they are not so aggressive that they wind up hurting dissidents and strengthening the hand of Havana hardliners, analysts and political figures said this week....
  • Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht

    Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht
    Since the U.S. government has somewhat loosened restrictions on visits to Cuba by Americans, the island nation has been turning up on a lot of people's bucket lists. Group IST has a new Havana-to-Cienfuegos tour that's unique in that it's a cruise by 49-...
  • Cuba: Sierra Club tour to feature cultural, educational exchanges

    Cuba: Sierra Club tour to feature cultural, educational exchanges
    The Los Angeles chapter of the Sierra Club is leading its first excursion to Cuba in conjunction with Explore International. The 15-day trip includes a full schedule of cultural and educational exchanges with the Cuban people. A special emphasis will be...
  • Fidel Castro's daughter Alina Fernandez visits Cuba to be with ailing mother

    MIAMI Alina Fernandez, the rebellious daughter of former Cuban ruler Fidel Castro, has gone from Miami to Havana to be with her seriously ill mother. It's her first trip back since 1993, when she escaped the island using an altered passport and wig. A...
  • Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando

    Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando
    As a young doctor in Cuba, Maria Rosario Casas Ruiz had a heart for the poor. She launched her own medical clinic out of a rental home and, along with her husband — a fellow physician — treated some of the poorest in a community outside...
  • Cuba escapes UN sanctions in North Korean weapons transport scheme

    The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo. Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd....
  • Hemingway's tropical retreats reflect his adventures

    Hemingway's tropical retreats reflect his adventures
    Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas. War correspondent, cigar lover, big game hunter, deep sea fisherman, boxer, liberal with liquor, minimalist with words all done to maximum effect. Predictably, evidence of his...
  • Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf

    Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf
    Havana 1957 14571 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines, 754-210-3499, Havana1957.com This Cuban mini chain, founded in 2010, has expanded into Broward County at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens from its three Miami locations. The former Stir Crazy could pass...
  • Cuba: A chance to meet people and enjoy the arts in Havana

    Cuba: A chance to meet people and enjoy the arts in Havana
    Travelers who want to see the cultural side of Havana might look to a short "micro" tour offered by Classic Journeys. The tour allows visitors to mix with Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performers during the troupe's rehearsal and meet members of a 1950s classic...