Cuba regrets the death of three compatriots in an accident in Mexico

Cuba regrets the death of three compatriots in an accident in Mexico

The Cuban Embassy in Mexico regretted the traffic accident in Veracruz in which three compatriots lost their lives. “Our diplomatic mission informs that it is in constant communication with the competent authorities and is taking steps to contact the families of the victims in Cuba,” the diplomatic legation said in a statement. According to Mexican…

Cuban migrants attempt to force their way into the immigration offices of Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico

Cuban migrants attempt to force their way into the immigration offices of Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico

More than 400 migrants, among them many Venezuelans and Cubans, broke into the immigration offices in Ciudad Hidalgo (Chiapas), a Mexican city bordering Guatemala, reported several media outlets in the region. The migrants are desperate and fear that they will not to be attended to after the announcement of the cancellation of online appointments. This…

Cuban authorities seek to identify 35 Cubans stranded on the Poland-Belarus border

Cuban authorities seek to identify 35 Cubans stranded on the Poland-Belarus border

Cuban authorities are in contact with Poland with the aim of identifying 35 Cuban citizens who are stranded in the border area that separates Poland from Belarus, the Cuban Foreign Ministry informed on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Diplomats from the Cuban embassy in Poland are maintaining exchanges with Polish authorities in order to gather information…

Yunior Smith, a Cuban pro-government journalist, wants to seek asylum in the United States

Yunior Smith, a Cuban pro-government journalist, wants to seek asylum in the United States

Cuban television news system journalist Yunior Smith, known for his critical analysis of U.S. politics and reality, announced that he has reached the U.S. southern border, and will probably apply for political asylum. According to what he posted on his Facebook profile, he got tired “of plowing in the sand and decided to leave, to…

Copa Airlines to offer facilities to Cuban travelers following Panama’s transit visa requirement

Copa Airlines to offer facilities to Cuban travelers following Panama’s transit visa requirement

Panama’s Copa Airlines announced that it will be flexible with Cuban passengers who need to modify their travel plans after Panama announced a transit visa requirement for Cubans. Passengers who need to make changes to their travel plans can contact Copa Airlines and its reservations center or go to the company’s sales offices, the statement…

Mario Terán, the military man who killed Che Guevara, dies in Bolivia

Mario Terán, the military man who killed Che Guevara, dies in Bolivia

Mario Terán Salazar, the Bolivian military man blamed for the assassination of Ernesto Che Guevara in October 1967, died on Thursday, March 10, at the age of 80, in a military residence in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. At 7:15 Bolivian time, he passed away at the Military Social Security Corporation (Cossmil), according to…

More than 1,000 irregular migrants returned to Cuba so far in 2022

More than 1,000 irregular migrants returned to Cuba so far in 2022

So far this year, 1,020 irregular migrants have been returned to Cuba from the United States, Mexico and the Bahamas, according to data provided by the Cuban official press. So far, 22 return operations have been carried out, 12 by sea. The U.S. Coast Guard leads the maritime returns, although there have also been two…

Cubana de Aviación to resume flights between Havana and Holguín as of March 15

Cubana de Aviación to resume flights between Havana and Holguín as of March 15

Cubana de Aviación airline will resume domestic flights between Havana and Holguín as from next Tuesday, March 15, 2022, the company announced on its social networks. Flights will have two weekly frequencies, Tuesdays and Saturdays, departing from Havana at 10:30 in the morning. The return from Holguín will be at 1:30 in the afternoon. Interested…

Fire affects thermoelectric plant in Mariel, Cuba

Fire affects thermoelectric plant in Mariel, Cuba

The newspaper El Artemiseño reported through its Facebook page that on the night of March 7, 2022 a fire broke out at the Máximo Gómez Báez thermoelectric plant in Mariel. The Fire Brigade was mobilized throughout the province to minimize the damage in the shortest possible time. According to sources from the Ministry of Energy…

Small World: sending money from Europe and the United States to Cuba

Small World: sending money from Europe and the United States to Cuba

Many people are wondering how to send money from Europe, the United States or anywhere else in the world, to their families in Cuba. Since the suspension of Western Union services for many Cubans it has been difficult to be able to help their families with remittances. It is not always easy to send money…

Ciego de Avila community regrets 14-year-old girl run over by a train

Ciego de Avila community regrets 14-year-old girl run over by a train

The municipality of Ciego de Avila, head territory of the province of the same name, lamented Thursday the death of a 14-year-old girl who was run over by a train covering the Ciego de Avila-Baragua route. According to the Facebook group Accidentes, Buses y Camiones por más experiencia y menos víctimas (Accidents, Buses and Trucks…