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# havana - Monday 12 July, 2021

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests

Jul 12th 2021, 8:27 PM 10,717 Views 24 Comments

The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.

Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices
# Cuba
# Cuba

Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices

Jul 12th 2021, 7:23 AM 15,994 Views 16 Comments

Cuba is going through its worst economic crisis in decades.

# 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 15,566 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 9,844 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 7,528 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 13,627 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 12,050 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 56,582 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 8,339 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 18,240 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 12,618 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 19,485 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 25,681 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 18,720 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 46,158 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 11,126 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 11,333 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 11,762 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 10,937 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 7,479 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 7,119 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 3,766 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 3,486 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 7,439 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 9,689 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 219 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 473 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 215 Views 0 Comments

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