Google Becomes First Foreign Internet Company in Cuba

TODAY CUBA - Google’s servers started running in Cuba this Wednesday, April 26, making the technology giant the first foreign Internet company on the Caribbean island. “I think this will be very important for Cubans,”...

Russia Ready to Invest $1.35 Billion in Cuba’s Thermal Power Plants

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia and Cuba signed a contract for the construction of the power units in Cuba last year. Under the deal, Russia is expected to be involved in the construction of four 200-megawatt units at two power plants. "The amount of investments...

Cuban Hotel Becomes First to Operate Under US Brand

HAVANA - A large "Four Points by Sheraton" sign has gone up outside the Havana hotel that this week becomes the first in Cuba to operate under a U.S. brand since the 1959 revolution. The...

Cuba in urgent need to scrap dual-currency system: expert

TODAY CUBA NEWS - HAVANA - Cuba should implement its plan to abolish its complex dual-currency system as soon as possible, Cuban expert Joaquin Infante Ugarte said over the weekend. In an interview published in...

Cuba enacts new foreign investment law

CUBA NEWS - HAVANA, Cuba's new Foreign Investment Law went into effect on Saturday in a bid to attract more foreign capital for development. The law, approved the island's parliament in March, is among some...

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