Repression In Cuba

Repression In Cuba

Cuban independent artists have launched a challenge #TheFlagBelongsTo All” (#LaBanderaEsDeTodos) to counter the government’s latest form of censorship, which prohibits Cubans from wearing the national flag as a sign of political protest. After the Cuban government’s recent escalation of repression–including the forced disappearance of artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara–supporting artists of the San Isidro Movement […]

US Embargo’s Venezuela

US Embargo’s Venezuela

FLASH: The ban on Americans doing business with Venezuela’s government took effect immediately. The Trump Administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro, who has clung to power in the face of mounting international pressure. An executive order signed by President Donald Trump Monday justified […]

Bitcoin Jumped Back Above $11,000

Bitcoin Jumped Back Above $11,000

$BTCUSD, $BTC FLASH: Bitcoin spiked Wednesday in a 2nd day of gainser, prompting speculation that the recent correction may have run its course. Bitcoin jumped 6.75% to $11,272.4 on the Investing.com Index by 12:38 PM EDT (16:38 GMT). Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,241.9805+85.39 (+0.7654%),as of 3:12a BST, the market is open. The typically volatile […]

Cuba Candela Tours Unaffected By Trump Policies

Cuba Candela Tours Unaffected By Trump Policies

 Today, the Trump administration eliminated the group “people-to-people” educational travel authorization to Cuba. The other eleven categories of authorized travel, including “support for the Cuban people,” remain unaffected. CUBA CANDELA’s private custom tours for individuals (couples and families) are conducted under the “support for the Cuban people” travel authorization and will not be impacted by the elimination of […]

Venezuelans Take to the Streets, Power Struggle Grows

Venezuelans Take to the Streets, Power Struggle Grows

Saturday, rival political factions took to the streets across Venezuela in the mounting struggle for control of the crisis-wracked nation, where US backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó, 35 anni, is attempting to oust socialist President Nicólas Maduro. It was the 1st march Mr. Guaidó has led since Maduro loyalists stripped him of legal protections he’s […]

President Trump Will “Financially Strangle the Cuban Regime”

President Trump Will “Financially Strangle the Cuban Regime”

President Trump’s administration is working on a plan to “financially strangle the Cuban regime” for supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. “We are fully willing to keep it up financially,” said a senior Trump Administration official when asked how the United States plans to pressure Cuba. “They are going to have to reconsider.” The Trump Administration […]

Terrific Places to Go to Get the Sun in the Winter

Terrific Places to Go to Get the Sun in the Winter

Terrific Places to Go to Get the Sun in the Winter Winter is 1 of the best times to visit the Caribbean, with tropical temperatures, low humidity and cool nights. Hurricane season has typically run its course by December, which times perfectly with snowfall in the US. Once you have decided to escape the cold and […]

Remote Island Hopping Around the World

Remote Island Hopping Around the World

Remote Island Hopping Around the World The idea of an Island Paradise all to oneself is usually the perfect cure for any malaise. So, here are 8 remote island nations that will give you the sense of being in a world apart from all stress, anxiety, worries and concerns if only in the mind, as follows: 1. […]

President Trump Tightens Rules on Americans Traveling to Cuba and More

President Trump Tightens Rules on Americans Traveling to Cuba and More

President Trump  Tightens Rules on Americans Traveling to Cuba and More Friday, expect US President Donald Trump to tighten rules on Americans traveling to Cuba and significantly restrict US companies from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military. President Trump will lay out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami that […]

President Trump to “Shred” Hussein Obama’s Cuba Policy

President Trump to “Shred” Hussein Obama’s Cuba Policy

President Trump to “Shred” Hussein Obama’s Cuba Policy US President Donald Trump plans to announce the end of Barack Hussein Obama’s Cuba policy. LTN learned of the plans Sunday, the information was confirmed by the nonpartisan US-Cuba Trade and Economic Council. The Trump Administration has been ‘ready’ since February 2017 to announce changes, but issues […]

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production Not far from Havana’s iconic Revolution Square, a Green plot of land offers a welcome break from the skyline and “hubbub” of Cuba’s capital. More importantly, it guarantees the people an assortment of fresh Organic fruits and vegetables year-round. This urban farm, like numerous others […]

US Cigar Lovers Stock Up on Cuba Visits, Fearing Clampdown

US Cigar Lovers Stock Up on Cuba Visits, Fearing Clampdown

US Cigar Lovers Stock Up on Cuba Visits, Fearing Clampdown Puffing on a cigar at Cuba’s annual Habanos Cigar Festival, American aficionado Paul Segal said he would buy as many boxes of cigars as he could carry home in case US President Donald Trump tightens regulations on visitors to the communist-run island again. Mr. Segal, […]

Over 50 Countries Will Attend Cuba’s Habanos Cigar Festival

Over 50 Countries Will Attend Cuba’s Habanos Cigar Festival

Over 50 Countries Will Attend Cuba’s Habanos Cigar Festival Representatives from over 50 countries will participate in the 19th Habanos Cigar Festival, the event organizer said Tuesday. This year’s festival, to be held in Havana from Feb. 27 to March 3, will see a number of star presentations, with the H. Upmann house which received […]

Obama Strikes a Conciliatory Note on Death of Brutal Dictator Fidel Castro

Obama Strikes a Conciliatory Note on Death of Brutal Dictator Fidel Castro

Obama Strikes a Conciliatory Note on Death of Brutal Dictator Fidel Castro US President Barack Hussein Obama’s offered a conciliatory condolence to Communist Cuba after the death of it brutal dictatior Fidel Castro. “While you may want to open up to Cuba, there’s no reason we should be opening up to Fidel Castro’s legacy of […]

Cuba, US Talking About Future of Bi-lateral Relationship

Cuba, US Talking About Future of Bi-lateral Relationship

Cuba, US Talking About Future of Bi-lateral Relationship Cuba and the United States held talks in Washington their 1st meeting on long-term bi-lateral economic ties despite the US-led financial and commercial embargo, said the island country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Both delegations discussed commerce and future investments as well as other issues on economic and […]

US Rock Band “Jane’s Addiction” to Give Concert in Cuba

US Rock Band “Jane’s Addiction” to Give Concert in Cuba

US Rock Band “Jane’s Addiction” to Give Concert in Cuba The iconic American rock band Jane’s Addiction will join the list of celebrities visiting and performing in Havana when they give a concert there Friday. The influential Californian band will participate in the Habanarte Festival, said a release from the island’s Ministry of Culture, cited […]

American’s Can Now Travel to Cuba

American’s Can Now Travel to Cuba

American’s Can Now Travel to Cuba $AAL, $JBLU, $CCL For the 1st time in more than 50 years, a scheduled commercial flight from the United States landed in Cuba last week. JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) flight 387 took off from Fort Lauderdale Airport at 9:45a Wednesday with 150 passengers aboard. The plane landed 51 mins later at the […]

Cuba Tourism Booming

More than 2 million tourists have visited Cuba this year, state media said Wednesday, putting the country on track for a record number of visitors bringing badly needed cash to an economy facing a sharp reduction in subsidized oil from its chief ally, Venezuela, AP reported. Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said visitor numbers were running […]

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy Cuban President Raul Castro Friday said a “reduction in Oil imports”, falling prices of traditional exports, along with other financial restrictions caused a “tense and stressful” economic situation that will bring limitations in 2-H of Y 2016. Speaking to the lawmakers of Cuba’s parliament, Castro said […]

Steven Machat (I-FL), “I can get things done.”

Steven Machat (I-FL), “I can get things done.”

Steven Machat (I-FL), “I can get things done.” Steven Machat, 64 anni, former Democrat, former Republican, now Independent, has thrown his “hat in the ring”  in a bid to unseat once Presidential hopeful and incumbent Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) from the US Senate. The dashing entertainment mogul, social activist, educator/author vows to overcome political divisions and […]