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GIVE AMERICANS FREEDOM TO TRAVEL TO CUBA!

It is long overdue to end the travel restrictions to Cuba. It is no justification to single out a country for an embargo just because it is small, economically weak, and lacking strategic minerals. So lets stop bullying our tiny neighbor Cuba! And for the United States to restrict free travel of its own citizens does certainly not improve freedom in [...]

CUBA: !VIVA LA REVOLUCION!

Cuba is today celebrating the Triumph of the Revolution on January 1, 1959. [...]

CITIZENS ALLOWED IN HOTELS IN CUBA

The Chicago Tribune reports that the new government under Fidel’s brother Raul, has lifted a ban on Cubans to stay at [...]

CUBANS FINALLY TO GET CELLPHONES

The first dramatic move of the post Fidel regime seems to be the introduction of cellphones for ordinary citizens in [...]

BY HERSHEY TRAIN ACROSS CUBA

You can still take the Hershey Train on a 60 mile ride across the island of Cuba. But you can’t be in a hurry, since the ride is likely to take 3 to 4 hours and if you are unlucky it will not make it all the [...]

SARATOGA, HAVANA’S NEW LUXURY HOTEL

Cuba has many old traditional hotels, but as so much else in this impoverished country, most of them do not live up to international luxury standards. Therefore the Saratoga Hotel is a rather welcome addition to the Cuban hotel [...]

CUBA THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT

An estimated 40,000 U.S. residents visited Cuba last year. The Los Angeles Times writes about how Americans are defying the U.S. government’s travel ban on [...]