Regattas, Parades of Sail and Receptions Are Planned For This Sailing Rally To Cuba

Regattas, Parades of Sail and Receptions Are Planned For This Sailing Rally To Cuba

On May 15, over 50 participants will travel to Cuba aboard their personal vessels and charter boats to participate in a series of events designed to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Marina Hemingway International Yacht Club and mark Waterway Guide’s 70th Anniversary. Waterway Guide is hosting the rally that departs from Key West, Florida (May … Read more

New Survey Illustrates U.S. Travelers’ Engagement With Cuba’s Private Sector

New Survey Illustrates U.S. Travelers’ Engagement With Cuba’s Private Sector

A new survey of recent American travelers to Cuba, conducted in March 2017 by Public Opinion Strategies in conjunction with Cuba Educational Travel, illustrates the effectiveness in former President Obama’s policy of directing U.S. engagement towards Cuba’s private sector. RELATED: How to Define Cuba’s Private Sector Key findings include: U.S. travelers are supporting the Cuban private … Read more

Cubans’ Embrace Of Baseball Is About Culture And Opportunity

Cubans’ Embrace Of Baseball Is About Culture And Opportunity

Cuban baseball players’ contributions to the U.S. major league baseball (MLB) defies explanation. The island nation’s phenomenal success in baseball starts for Cubans at an early age. In Havana, atop roofs and through chain-linked fences, a dozen spectators – half of them mothers – typically gather to watch and cheer as their young boys, mostly … Read more

Visiting U.S. Senators Express Support for Engagement with Cuba

Visiting U.S. Senators Express Support for Engagement with Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday met a delegation of US Congressmen led by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Thad Cochran (R-Miss) who were visiting Cuba. Judging by comments expressed by the congressional delegation, Castro appears to want to continue working on improved ties with Washington despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s vow to reverse direction. … Read more