Brazil to Finance Modernization of Cuban Airports
HAVANA, Cuba, May 7 (acn) Brazil and Cuba signed a
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financing of a
project to extend and modernize Cuban airports,
according to an official release.
Tourist Facilities in Central Cuba Attract Foreign
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, May 3 (acn) Tourist authorities in
central Villa Clara province reported the arrival of over
100 000 foreign visitors from January to March, some 11 000
visits more than in similar period last year. The increase
in the figure is particularly due to a new developing
tourist center at Santa Maria Key, with 6 000 hotel rooms.
Self-employed in Havana Choose Rental of State Facilities for their
HAVANA, Cuba, May 3 (acn) Over 1 thousand 180 self-employed
workers in the capital Havana have chosen the rental of state
facilities to set up their businesses and provide services to the
population, the largest figure with regards to this option on the
island since the initiative was generalized one a half year ago.
de Aviacion Reinforces its Fleet With a New AN-158
HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 23 (acn) A new Antonov 158 (AN-158)
aircraft manufactured in Russia and Ukraine joined the fleet
of Cubana de Aviacion airline and it will cover, starting in
May, the Havana-Guantanamo route, five times a week, and
Havana-Santiago de Cuba, on daily basis.
Cuban Projects Tackle Food Sustainability and Climate Change
CAMAGUEY, Cuba, Apr 23 (acn) Cuba will implement this year
in three municipalities a project whose experiences will
later be spread countrywide to achieve sustainability in the
agriculture, taking into account the adaptation to climate
Cuban Refinary Saves Half a Million Dollars in First Quarter
SANCTI SPIRITUS, Cuba, Apr 20 (acn) The Sergio Soto refinery,
a Base Business Unit (UEB by its Spanish acronym), located
in the municipality of Cabaiguán has saved this year to Cuba
almost half a million US dollars.
Organic Cultivation of Beans Shows Successful Results in
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Apr 16 (acn) B eans growning using
natural techniques has obtained successful results in the
Cuban province of Villa Clara such as the increasing of the
size of the grains in the pods, a higher amount of them and
a proper development of plants.
New Investments in Cuban Port to Improve its Work
NUEVITAS, Cuba, Apr 12 (acn) The maintenance of its three
gantry cranes and the building a platform to support the
operations of the pier are some of the actions carried out
to improve its management in Puerto Tarafa, a city located
north of the Cuban province of Camagüey.
Ecological Cement, A friendly Product Developed by Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, April 8 (acn) In cooperation with Swiss
scientists, the Cuban Center for Research and Development of
Structures and Materials is producing ecological cement with
prospects to increase its output next year.
Produces Five Thousand Tons of Ecological Sugar
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, April 8 (acn) After producing five
thousand tons of ecological sugar, the Carlos Balino sugar mill in
this central province, the only Cuban plant producing this kind of
sugar, concluded its campaign for this year. The bulk is produced to
meet the demand of European nations, which are usual consumers of
Cuba and Poland willing to Expand Bilateral Cooperation
HAVANA, Cuba, April 4
(acn) Cuba and Poland expressed in Havana their interest in
expanding bilateral economic and commercial collaboration,
for which both countries count on a huge potential.
Cuban Entrepreneurs Need Better Preparation, says Minister
HAVANA, Cuba, April 3 (acn) Cuban entrepreneurs
must prepare better in issues related to planning and
transactions, said Food Industry minister Maria del
Carmen Concepcion in Havana.
Produces Organic Fertilizers and Improves its Soils
HAVANA, Cuba, March 13 (acn) Cuba reported a 4.5 percent
growth of its production of organic and biological
fertilizers in 2012 with respect to the previous year.
and Chile Main South America Emitting Tourist Markets to Cuba
HAVANA , Cuba, Feb 26 (acn) Peru and Chile are the major
emitting markets of tourists to Cuba, according to a
preliminary report by the Cuba´s Tourist Information and
Promotion Office for the Southern Cone.
US Ban on Habano Cigar Sales
Inflicts Huge Loss on Cuban Economy
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 22 (acn) The prohibition on the sale
of Cuban habano cigars in US territory, imposed by US
economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba,
prevents the island from earning over 300 million
Tourist Center with Record Number of Visitors
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 18 (ACN) The Jardines del Rey keys, a
tourist center on the northern coast of the Cuban central
province of Ciego de Avila, reported a record day-occupancy
of local hotels by over 6 thousand 500 visitors, a figure
never reached in the month of February during high season.
Cooperative Shows High Efficiency in production
CIEGO DE AVILA, Cuba, Feb 12 (acn) The Paquito González
agricultural cooperative in Ciego de Avila had a profit
of nearly 7.5 million pesos, the highest income after
more than three decades of its creation.
Investments Revive Sugar Industry in Central Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 12 (acn) An example of the gradual
recovery of the sugar industry of Ciego de Avila, was
the execution of investments for 21.5 million pesos in
this sector last year.
Launches New Habano Cigars Reserve into the World Market
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 8 (ACN) Cuba launched its first
reserve of the Romeo y Julieta cigar brand in the
Churchil shape, which has the long history of all shapes
of the famous Habano brand.
Business Meeting ExpoCam 2013 Kicks off in Camagüey
CAMAGUEY, Cuba, Feb 6 (acn) The business meeting ExpoCam
2013 is in session today in order to show the progress
of the business system in the Cuban central-eastern
province of Camagüey with the participation of foreign
and local producer and supplier entities.
Initiative Encourages Non-State Economic Sector
MATANZAS, Cuba, Feb 4 (ACN) The rental of state-owned
facilities by self-employees in the food business is a
new modality being implemented in this western province
to encourage the development of the non-state economic
Railways Repaired in Central Cuba
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Jan 24 (acn) Last year 62 kilometers
of railways were repaired in the provinces of
Cienfuegos, Sancti Spiritus and Villa Clara, improving
the trains circulation and the security of passengers in
Peasant Organization Analyzes Efficient Land Use
HAVANA, Cuba , Jan 24 (acn) The eighth plenum of the
Cuban National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP)
discussed today, among other topics, the efficient use
of lands used for food production .
Habanos Festival generates expectations Among Aficionados
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 17 (can) The famous Cuban Premium
cigars will be in the spotlight again this February,
when the 15th Habanos Festival, considered by many as
the most important cigar event of the world, kicks off.
Tourist Attractions at Madrid FITUR 2013
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 22 (ACN) Cuba will participate at the
33rd International Tourist Fair FITUR 2013, to be held
January 30 to February 3, in Madrid, Spain, in an effort
to enhance relations with partners at the Spanish