AT&T Announces Roaming Agreement in Cuba

AT&T Announces Roaming Agreement in Cuba

AT&T has reached agreements for Cuba roaming and direct interconnection with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba (ETECSA). The deal continues to enhance AT&T’s global coverage for customers. “Cuba is a growing international calling destination for our customers,” said Bill Hague, executive vice president, AT&T Global Connection Management. “With this agreement, AT&T customers soon will be … Read more

A Great Cafe in Old Havana

A Great Cafe in Old Havana

Sure, you’ve had Cuban Coffee before, that sweet alchemy of spoonfuls of sugar and robust espresso. But have you had it in Cuba? Old Havana is increasingly filled with restaurants aiming to cater to travelers, but some stops are simply better than others. Some are for tourists, while others actually deliver something truly authentic. One … Read more

Cuba Approves First Scheduled Flights for American Airlines and JetBlue

Cuba Approves First Scheduled Flights for American Airlines and JetBlue

According to a report in the Miami Herald, American Airlines and JetBlue have received final approval from the Cuban government to begin commercial airline service to several airports on the island. JetBlue, with a flight scheduled to Santa Clara from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Aug. 31, will be the first regularly scheduled flight to … Read more

Here is the Largest Protected Biosphere in the Caribbean

Here is the Largest Protected Biosphere in the Caribbean

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (AHNP) (Spanish: Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt) is a national park in the Cuban provinces of Holguín and Guantánamo. The largest and best-conserved remnant of forested mountain ecosystems in the Caribbean, AHNP is widely considered to be Cuba’s most important protected area for its extraordinary biodiversity values. It is named … Read more

Here’s How to See the History of Cuban Dance in Virtual Reality

Here’s How to See the History of Cuban Dance in Virtual Reality

Director, Lucy Walker. Organic, spontaneous, sexy dances progress chronologically from Afro-Cuban Santería rumba through mambo, cha-cha-chá, salsa, breakdancing, and reggaeton. The broader history of Cuba is revealed in the moves. Palpable and transporting, this live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Televisión Cubana. How to Watch VR: VR … Read more

A Secret Cigar Shop in Havana

A Secret Cigar Shop in Havana

Havana does not lack for great cigar shops. But if you venture a bit further, you can find somewhere special, somewhere few travelers have been. Here, past the edge of Miramar, is a tiny cigar shop and smoking lounge inside the Marina Hemingway, a place where those without boats seldom head. It’s called Los Tres … Read more

Evaluating the Climate for Foreign Investment in Cuba

Evaluating the Climate for Foreign Investment in Cuba

Cuba announced in May the next step in its economic transition by allowing legal status for private businesses. Previously, the communist government permitted individuals to operate as self-employed workers under several hundred clearly-defined roles such as taxi driver. The latest announcement will likely take months to become law. “Private property in certain means of production … Read more