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# havana - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean
# Cuba
# Cuba

Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean

Jan 29th 2020, 9:21 AM 15,460 Views 6 Comments

An initial tsunami warning following the earthquake was lifted.

# havana - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies
# Havana
# Havana

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

May 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 9,835 Views 6 Comments

The death toll is now 111.

# havana - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Cuba plane crash black box found 'in good condition'
# Havana
# Havana

Cuba plane crash black box found 'in good condition'

May 20th 2018, 10:55 AM 7,519 Views 1 Comment

An audit is to be carried out on the Mexican company that leased the aircraft involved in the crash.

# havana - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges
# Havana
# Havana

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges

May 19th 2018, 6:39 PM 13,612 Views 11 Comments

The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.

Three women in critical condition and over 100 dead in Cuba plane crash
# Havana
# Havana

Three women in critical condition and over 100 dead in Cuba plane crash

May 19th 2018, 6:58 AM 12,020 Views 1 Comment

The three women, who were pulled from the wreckage, are the only survivors of yesterday’s plane crash.

# havana - Friday 18 May, 2018

Many feared dead after Cuban airliner carrying 104 passengers crashes
# Cuba
# Cuba

Many feared dead after Cuban airliner carrying 104 passengers crashes

May 18th 2018, 8:10 PM 56,575 Views 28 Comments

A military officer old reporters that there appears to have been only three survivors, who remain in critical condition.

# havana - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff
# Expelled
# Expelled

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:33 PM 8,336 Views 9 Comments

Those affected have exhibited physical symptoms including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headaches and difficulty sleeping.

# havana - Friday 16 June, 2017

Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba
# Rewind
# Rewind

Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba

Jun 16th 2017, 8:21 PM 18,232 Views 53 Comments

Of course, that’s not the whole truth – in reality he’s restricting travel and trading with Cuba.

# havana - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up
# Cuba
# Cuba

Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up

Nov 30th 2016, 12:06 PM 12,607 Views 80 Comments

Ireland’s ambassador to Mexico Sonja Hyland was in attendance in Havana last night.

# havana - Monday 2 May, 2016

PHOTOS: US cruise ship arrives in Cuba for the first time in 40 years
# Havana Ball
# Havana Ball

PHOTOS: US cruise ship arrives in Cuba for the first time in 40 years

May 2nd 2016, 5:09 PM 19,476 Views 41 Comments

The Adonia crossed the Florida Straits overnight – 53 years after they were blocked during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

# havana - Monday 28 March, 2016

Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?
# The Revolution
# The Revolution

Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?

Mar 28th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,623 Views 118 Comments

A total of 1,278 Cuban medics fled to make use of a US parole programme for doctors in 2013 alone.

# havana - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Delirious scenes as the Rolling Stones play to half a million fans in Cuba's first mega-concert
# Rockin In The Free World
# Rockin In The Free World

Delirious scenes as the Rolling Stones play to half a million fans in Cuba's first mega-concert

Mar 26th 2016, 7:27 AM 18,696 Views 37 Comments

Until recently rock music was banned in the communist island state.

# havana - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money
# Havana Laugh
# Havana Laugh

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money

Mar 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 46,104 Views 84 Comments

BoI has a relationship with a US bank – which makes things a little complicated. But this sounds ridiculous…

# havana - Friday 9 January, 2015

Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba
# Havana
# Havana

Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba

Jan 9th 2015, 10:05 PM 11,120 Views 33 Comments

it’s part of the moves to normalise ties between the two countries.

# havana - Saturday 12 July, 2014

So, how are we getting on with Cuba these days?
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

So, how are we getting on with Cuba these days?

Jul 12th 2014, 10:45 AM 11,313 Views 40 Comments

Pretty well, it turns out…

# havana - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba?
# Irish Music
# Irish Music

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba?

Apr 26th 2014, 10:33 AM 11,713 Views 22 Comments

Alexander Suarez Mendez is one of about 20 adults in Cuba learning the uilleann pipes.

# havana - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?
# Smoking
# Smoking

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?

Mar 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 10,848 Views 10 Comments

Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?

# havana - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Cooking with tobacco: it’s a thing now apparently
# Cigar Cuisine
# Cigar Cuisine

Cooking with tobacco: it’s a thing now apparently

Mar 10th 2013, 9:30 AM 7,437 Views 15 Comments

Tobacco sauces, spreads and tobacco salt for use in any dish – two years of trial and error lead to cigar-infused menu in Cuba. But would you eat it?

# havana - Monday 18 February, 2013

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Feb 18th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,110 Views 13 Comments

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

# havana - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Chavez recovering after 'successful' cancer surgery
# Chavez
# Chavez

Chavez recovering after 'successful' cancer surgery

Dec 12th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,762 Views 29 Comments

The Venezuelan president flew to Havana, Cuba, for surgery on Monday after revealing his cancer had returned.

# havana - Monday 19 November, 2012

Colombian rebels announce cease-fire
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian rebels announce cease-fire

Nov 19th 2012, 8:30 PM 3,482 Views 7 Comments

The top negotiator for the group announced the unilateral cease-fire before heading into peace talks.

# havana - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm
# Sandy
# Sandy

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Oct 30th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,431 Views 14 Comments

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

# havana - Sunday 8 July, 2012

In pictures: archive photos of Cuba's Havana from the early 1900s
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From The Daily Edge
# Cuba

In pictures: archive photos of Cuba's Havana from the early 1900s

Jul 8th 2012, 2:00 PM 9,484 Views 18 Comments

Street vendors, mounted police, and walking on the Malecon…

# havana - Monday 4 July, 2011

Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuban cancer treatment
# Venezuala
# Venezuala

Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuban cancer treatment

Jul 4th 2011, 4:17 PM 215 Views 2 Comments

The Venezuelan president arrives home after four weeks in Cuba, where he underwent emergency surgery.

# havana - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Where is Hugo Chavez?
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Where is Hugo Chavez?

Jun 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 461 Views 6 Comments

The Venezuelan president reappeared on Twitter on Friday, but he hasn’t been seen in public for two weeks after undergoing surgery in Cuba.

# havana - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez
# Remote Control?
# Remote Control?

Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:42 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

Just who is pulling the strings in South America’s largest oil producer, while Hugo Chavez recovers from surgery in Cuba?