Regret And Hope Define Latest Move By U.S. State Department To Expel Cuban Diplomats

Regret And Hope Define Latest Move By U.S. State Department To Expel Cuban Diplomats

Earlier this week, the most recent conflict between the U.S. and Cuba escalated to include the expulsion of 15 officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. A senior State Department official told reporters Tuesday the Cuban diplomats have seven days to leave the country. The announcement comes less than a week after the U.S. … Read more

Cuba’s Habanos SA Introduces New Cigar With Travel Humidor

Cuba’s Habanos SA Introduces New Cigar With Travel Humidor

Earlier this year, Habanos, S.A. announced a deal with China Tobacco Corporation to expand sales and production in China. Adding to the momentum behind the brand, Habanos, S.A today announced it will launch an exclusive cigar for the Duty Free and Travel Retail channels at the 31st edition of the Tax Free World Association World Exhibition & Conference at Cannes. … Read more

Annenberg Space for Photography Opens Cuban Photography Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography Opens Cuban Photography Exhibit

On September 9th, the Annenberg Space for Photography opened an exclusive exhibit called Cuba Is. The show is part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative presenting the work of Latino and Latin American artists in more than 70 museums and cultural institutions across Southern California. The Cuba Journal spoke with the exhibit’s curator, … Read more

Mission Log: Cuba’s Deep Seaweed Scene

Mission Log: Cuba’s Deep Seaweed Scene

By Beatriz Martínez-Daranas, Professor & Researcher, Center of Marine Research, University of Havana (CIM-UH). Originally published by NOAA. Seaweeds are among the most ancient organisms on Earth. When we are looking at the display during our remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dives, we are anxious to discover what is the maximum depth where seaweeds can live. … Read more

Carnival Adds Five Additional Cuba Voyages in 2018

Carnival Adds Five Additional Cuba Voyages in 2018

Carnival Cruise Lines has added five more voyages onboard Carnival Paradise, departing out of Tampa, with extended calls in Havana in 2018. Citing strong demand, the new voyages include three five-day cruises to Havana and Cozumel or Key West departing February 17, July 2 and September 5, 2018; a six-day sailing calling at Havana and Grand Cayman departing August 26, 2018; and … Read more