US, Cuba Finalize Deal on Flights; US Airline Battle Begins

US, Cuba Finalize Deal on Flights; US Airline Battle Begins

By Alexander Britell Let the commercial aviation battle for Cuba begin. The US and Cuba have officially finalized their landmark air service agreement, paving the way for the imminent launch of regularly-scheduled commercial flights. “We are excited to announce the availability of new scheduled air service opportunities to Cuba for U.S. carriers, shippers, and the traveling … Read more

Cuban and American Pediatricians Collaborate in Historic Gathering

Cuban and American Pediatricians Collaborate in Historic Gathering

A delegation of US pediatricians co-led by Dr. Stephen Berman of Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) and the Colorado School of Public Health, travelled to Havana to establish relationships with local physicians and collaborate on ways to improve child health in both countries. The delegation was co-led by Dr. James Perrin of Harvard University and … Read more

U.S. Commercial Flights to Cuba Are About to Become Official

U.S. Commercial Flights to Cuba Are About to Become Official

In December, the United States and Cuba reached a bilateral agreement to establish scheduled air services between the two countries. Next week the two nations will sign a formal agreement to resume one-way commercial air traffic. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin are … Read more

California Winemakers Travel To Havana for Symposium

California Winemakers Travel To Havana for Symposium

Earlier this week, about 100 California winemakers, producers and distributors participated in the first-ever California Wine Symposium in Havana in hopes of reviving the presence of California wines on Cuban dining tables. The two-day event that began on Feb. 1 was organized by the California Wine Institute, associations of Sonoma and Napa Valley wine producers … Read more