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Cuba Initiates Evacuation of Nationals Stranded in Crisis-Hit Haiti

Cuba Initiates Evacuation of Nationals Stranded in Crisis-Hit Haiti

The long-awaited evacuation of Cuban nationals who have been stranded in Haiti since February is now underway. The evacuees are being transported by bus to Cap-Haitien in the north, due to the closure of Port-au-Prince airport. From there, they will board a flight operated by Sunrise Airways to return to Cuba. The Cuban Foreign Ministry…

ETECSA Rolls Out New March 2024 Promotion: Get Five Times Your Recharge Value Plus 25GB Bonus

ETECSA Rolls Out New March 2024 Promotion: Get Five Times Your Recharge Value Plus 25GB Bonus

In the realm of telecommunications, staying connected with family and friends, regardless of where they are in the world, is more than just a convenience—it’s a necessity. Recognizing this, ETECSA, Cuba’s primary telecommunications provider, has introduced an enticing offer for its international recharge service, valid from March 20 to 31, 2024. This new promotion not…

Cuba to Allow Euthanasia Once Government Deems Conditions Ready

Cuba to Allow Euthanasia Once Government Deems Conditions Ready

In December 2022, Cuba’s National Assembly approved a sweeping new Public Health Law that formally recognizes citizens’ right to die with dignity. According to Dr. Taymí Martínez Naranjo, an influential member of both Cuba’s Council of State and the National Assembly, this legal provision paves the way for the future legalization of euthanasia on the…

Get Double the Internet with ETECSA’s New Nauta Home Promotion

Get Double the Internet with ETECSA’s New Nauta Home Promotion

ETECSA, Cuba’s national telecommunications company, has introduced an exciting new promotion for its residential Nauta Home internet service. From February 12th to 29th, 2024, customers can get a 50% discount on extra hours beyond their contracted monthly plan. This allows internet users to stay connected for longer periods at half the standard hourly rate. The…

Cuban Emigrants Flood Consulates With Passport Applications Under New Regulations

Cuban Emigrants Flood Consulates With Passport Applications Under New Regulations

Since Cuba eased passport regulations in July 2023, over 119,500 Cuban emigrants have applied to renew their passports at consulates abroad. The new rules extend passport validity to 10 years, eliminate burdensome biannual renewal requirements, and reduce fees, driving a surge in demand. High Demand Strains Consular Resources According to Laura Pujol Torres, head of…

Cuba Postpones Fuel Price Hike After Alleged Cyberattack

Cuba Postpones Fuel Price Hike After Alleged Cyberattack

The Cuban government has delayed a planned over 500% increase in fuel prices that was scheduled to take effect on February 1st, 2023 due to an alleged “cybersecurity incident,” a government official announced on Wednesday. Earlier this month, authorities had announced the price hike as part of a series of measures aimed at decreasing the…

Pirulí Cubano: A Sweet Legacy Bridging Continents

Pirulí Cubano: A Sweet Legacy Bridging Continents

The journey of the pirulí, a quintessential Cuban treat, begins with an inspiring story of cultural fusion and innovation. This beloved candy’s roots trace back to a Basque immigrant, José Arechavaleta, who embarked on a life-changing journey from Gordexola, Spain, to Cuba. Seeking prosperity in the New World, Arechavaleta found himself at the heart of…

ETECSA’s New Promotion To Recharge Your Mobile Line In Cuba From Overseas

ETECSA’s New Promotion To Recharge Your Mobile Line In Cuba From Overseas

ETECSA has launched a new promotion for recharging your mobile line in Cuba from overseas between January 25th and January 31st, 2024. What The Promotion Includes If you receive an international recharge from abroad between 500 CUP and 1,250 CUP, you will get five times the balance added to your main account. In addition, if…

Centenarian Cuban Grandmother Reunites with Family in the U.S. Thanks to Humanitarian Parole

Centenarian Cuban Grandmother Reunites with Family in the U.S. Thanks to Humanitarian Parole

Victoria Domínguez Guzmán, a 100-year-old grandmother from Camagüey, Cuba, was finally able to embrace her family in Nebraska after being granted humanitarian parole in the United States. Her emotional reunion took place on January 20, 2023 when Victoria landed at Miami International Airport on a flight from Camagüey, according to a report by Cubanos por…

Dofimall: The Pioneer of B2B E-Commerce in Cuba

Dofimall: The Pioneer of B2B E-Commerce in Cuba

Dofimall has emerged as a trailblazing platform that is spearheading the growth of online B2B commerce in Cuba. As the country’s largest wholesale e-commerce marketplace, Dofimall is transforming procurement and empowering Cuban businesses. The Origins of Dofimall Dofimall was founded in 2022 as an initiative between China and Cuba to facilitate digital trade. The company…

Countries Offering Visa-Free Access to Cubans in 2024

Countries Offering Visa-Free Access to Cubans in 2024

The ability to travel freely is desired by citizens across the globe. For Cubans, visa requirements have historically limited their mobility abroad. However, recent policy changes have expanded visa-free options for Cuban passport holders. This article provides an up-to-date guide to countries offering visa-free entry or visas-on-arrival to Cubans in 2024. Overview of Visa Policies…

Intercontinental Baseball Series with Cuban Freedom Team Cancelled after Pressure from Cuba and Colombia

Intercontinental Baseball Series with Cuban Freedom Team Cancelled after Pressure from Cuba and Colombia

The much anticipated Intercontinental Baseball Series, set to take place in Barranquilla, Colombia from January 26th to February 1st, 2024, has been abruptly cancelled due to pressure from the Cuban government and its allies in Colombia. Background on the Intercontinental Baseball Series The series was organized by Edgar Renteria’s Team Renteria USA and was to…