MW Urbanos: application for real-time monitoring of buses in Havana

MW Urbanos: application for real-time monitoring of buses in Havana

This Thursday, October 6, MW Urbanos app was presented by the Ministry of Transportation (Mitrans). The novel APK provides details on the Cuban capital’s public transportation system, bus routes and stops, and interchange points between origins and destinations. The Apklis repository (the “Cuban Google Play”) contains a download link for the application. Móvil Web Urbanos…

Number of Cubans emigrating to the U.S. rises again

Number of Cubans emigrating to the U.S. rises again

Some believed that the latest figures meant a decline in the number of Cubans arriving in the United States, especially with Nicaragua as the point of departure, but the US Customs and Border Protection Department has just updated the information for the month of July… and it comes with surprises. Last July, 20,496 Cubans were…

Blackouts announced in Havana in “solidarity” with the rest of Cuba

Blackouts announced in Havana in “solidarity” with the rest of Cuba

The Cuban capital will begin to suffer the terrible blackouts, just like (or almost like) the rest of the country. This was announced this Friday at an economic meeting in Havana. Starting next week, the Cuban capital will begin to suffer scheduled blackouts of 4 hours duration, every three days. The blackouts are scheduled to…

Blind, autistic boy dies in Havana due to ambulance delay

Blind, autistic boy dies in Havana due to ambulance delay

The complaint of mother Maritza Barrios went viral this week. Several social media users shared her despair. Barrios felt desperate and helpless as she saw her son, who is blind and autistic, lying on a stretcher waiting for an ambulance to drive him to the hospital. People who sympathized with the situation contributed to share…

Cuban “Charada”: Do you know the meaning of the 100 numbers of “La Bolita”?

Cuban “Charada”: Do you know the meaning of the 100 numbers of “La Bolita”?

Charade is, in Cuba, a list of 100 numbers whose first 36 meanings were taken from the Chinese charade. The remaining ones are a living body, with meanings that come from the Cuban imaginary and history. Widespread meanings of the “la Bolita” numbers 1. Horse, sun, inkwell, Fidel Castro, camel, small fish. 2. Butterfly, man,…

Omar, the Cuban promise payer, will arrive at El Cobre accompanied by the band Buena Fe

Omar, the Cuban promise payer, will arrive at El Cobre accompanied by the band Buena Fe

Omar Quintero Montes de Oca, known in Cuba and the world as the promise payer, is getting closer every day to his destiny at El Cobre Sanctuary, in Santiago de Cuba, and has invited the group Buena Fe to accompany him. According to what the Guantanamo group announced on its Facebook page, Omar contacted them…

These are the main scams for Cubans who tried to travel abroad in 2021

These are the main scams for Cubans who tried to travel abroad in 2021

Documentary fraud is a phenomenon that alerts the Cuban Ministry of the Interior (MININT), due to the almost half a thousand papers that have been seized from Cuban travelers that turned out not to be legitimate and false. As explained in the Round Table, January 20, the Head of Identification, Immigration and Foreigners Departmen of…

Cuban actor Alejandro Cuervo proposes to his girlfriend

Cuban actor Alejandro Cuervo proposes to his girlfriend

Cuban actor Alejandro Cuervo surprised his girlfriend Arletis Rodriguez and proposed to her during a show he offered on the night of Monday, February 14 at the Tropicana cabaret, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day. After congratulating all those in love, the artist asked his girlfriend to come on stage: “Well, as I am one…

Young Cuban man murdered in the neighborhood of Luyanó, in Havana

Young Cuban man murdered in the neighborhood of Luyanó, in Havana

The young Cuban Andy Rencurrel, 30 years old, was stabbed to death last Friday, February 11, in the neighborhood of Luyanó, belonging to the Havana municipality of Diez de Octubre. According to the independent media 14yMedio, neighbors of the neighborhood said that Andy was installing cables for satellite dishes and that he was stabbed in…