More Airlines Will Be Flying Between Canada and Cuba

More Airlines Will Be Flying Between Canada and Cuba

Above: Havana By the Cuba Journal staff Canada is expanding its air links with Cuba, according to a government statement. Canada’s Ministry of Transport, Lisa Raitt, announced an expansion of the Canada-Cuba Air Transport Agreement, which will allow for more airlines to operate between the two countries. The agreement builds on the 1998 Canada-Cuba Air … 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