Cuba Plans First UNESCO Global Geopark

Cuba Plans First UNESCO Global Geopark

The Cuban government has announced plans to apply for the first Global Geopark in Viñales, Cuba. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  (UNESCO) designates Global Geoparks according to established criteria. Viñales, the main tourism site of the Western province of Pinar del Rio, was previously declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. … Read more

Cuba’s Habanos SA Inks Agreement To Expand Cigar Sales In China

Cuba’s Habanos SA Inks Agreement To Expand Cigar Sales In China

According to Xinhua, China National Tobacco Corporation and Cuba’s cigar maker Habanos S.A. signed a letter of intent at the end of July to increase Cuba’s cigar exports to China. China National Tobacco Corporation General Manager Ling Chengxing and co-presidents of Habanos S.A., Inocente Nunez and Luis Sanchez-Harguindey, signed the document in Havana. According to … Read more

Here’s What Trump’s White House Chief Of Staff Said About Guantánamo Base In Cuba

Here’s What Trump’s White House Chief Of Staff Said About Guantánamo Base In Cuba

It appears the new White House Chief of Staff may have some ideas about Cuba that contradict President Trump’s policy towards the island nation. U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice for White House chief of staff, retired Marine General John Kelly, was one of the military’s longest-serving commanders before Trump named him secretary for the Department … Read more