Google Toolbar Now Available In Cuba

Google Toolbar Now Available In Cuba

Google announced yesterday a Spanish-language toolbar for Cubans.  The new toolbar, or barra de busqueda, streamlines Internet searching and bookmarking.   In August of last year, Google made its Chrome web browser available in Cuba so people can search “faster and safer,” according to Pedro Less Andrade, the company’s director of public government and political affairs … Read more

Cuba Tourism Rose 14.2 Percent in the First Quarter of 2015

Cuba Tourism Rose 14.2 Percent in the First Quarter of 2015

Above: Varadero Beach in Cuba By Cuba Journal Cuba’s tourism sector is surging so far in 2015, according to the newest data from the country’s National Statistical Office (ONE). The Caribbean island received 995,670 international tourists in the first quarter of 2015, up 14.2 percent from the same period in 2014. The biggest increases came … Read more

Cuban Food History

Cuban Food History

Cuban cuisine is a fusion of Native American Taino food, Spanish, African, and Caribbean cuisines. Some Cuban recipes share spices and techniques with Spanish and African cooking – and some Caribbean influence in spice and flavor adds to the complexity of the island nation’s food tradition. The result of this confluence is a unique and … Read more