US House of Representatives Votes to Maintain Cuba Travel Restrictions

US House of Representatives Votes to Maintain Cuba Travel Restrictions

By the Cuba Journal staff The United States House of Representatives has voted to retain restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens. The House voted 247-176 to retain the restrictions, which was included in a bill involving transportation funding. According to a report in the Telegraph, the provision “would block new rules issued in … 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