Economic Update October 30

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to remove Cuba from its so-called Grey List, an action expressing international trust in the Cuban banking system and acknowledgement to the island's work against money laundering and terrorism financing.... More

Economic Update October 23

More than 160 Cuban companies will bring their products and services to the 32nd Havana International Trade Fair to take place November 2nd-8th at the Expocuba exhibition grounds, on the outskirts of the Cuban capital.... More

For first time visitors, and indeed, for the many tourists who keep coming back to our wonderful Havana, Cathedral Square or Plaza de la Catedral, in Old Havana, is the stuff of which memories are made.... More

Economic Update October 16

U.S. Reverend Jesse Jackson called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba over the last 52 years, as recently published by the Web site of the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper.... More

Economic Update October 9

Private business in Cuba have hired a total of 100 thousand 448 employees up to last September, which is in tune with the promotion of the new non-state employment modality.... More

Economic Update October 1

Cuban President Raul Castro granted more authority to the man who has led the campaign to modernize Cuba's socialist economy, naming Marino Murillo, as Economy and Planning Minister. Former Economy Minister, Adel Yzquierdo, 69 years of age, was demoted from minister to deputy minister but will retain his position on the 14-member Political Bureau of the Communist Party.... More

Havana, September 25 (AIN-RHC) Cuba is creating new wines, rums and soft drinks using extracts of biologically active natural compounds as vimang which improve people's quality of life.... More

Las Tunas, September 24 (RHC)-- Cuba's Communist Party Politburo member Salvador Valdés Mesa urged workers at Antonio Guiteras sugar mill to work hard and achieve success.... More

Economic Update September 24

Members of the agriculture and food business community have agreed on to form a coalition to overcome commercial obstacles between the United States and Cuba, an expression of today's increasing rejection of the blockade against the Caribbean island.... More

The province of Pinar del Rio plans to host the international meeting of nature tourism, TURNAT in 2015.... More

Mayflower Tours is the latest foreign tour operator to offer a people-to-people Cuba itinerary, with departures beginning in early 2015.... More

Economic Update September 18

XXXII International Fair of Havana To foreign investment and promotion in current priority sectors of Cuba, will be dedicated the XXXII International Fair of Havana, the Caribbean's largest trading fair, to be held from November 2nd to 8th in the Cuban capital, with the announcement of more than 4 thousand exhibitors from 60 countries, according to the Prensa Latina news agency.... More

The New Cuban Foreign Investment Law aims at encouraging and promoting foreign investment on Cuban territory through activities that contribute to the strengthening of the country’s economic capacity and sustainable development, on the basis of respect to national sovereignty and independence and the protection and rational use of natural resources. Next up, the full text of the New Legislation.... More

Cuba will face very complex problems in 2014 and 2015 which cannot be solved in the short run, though they aim at a socialist economic development model, said vice-president Marino Murillo.... More

Havana, Feb 21 (RHC) Cuba will face very complex problems in 2014 and 2015 which cannot be solved in the short run, though they aim at a socialist economic development model, said vice-president Marino Murillo. ... More