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Tag: Havana

First U.S. Cruise in Decades Arrives in Havana

May 08, 2016 

¿A quién no le gustan las vacaciones? Well now there is a new cruise destination, Cuba. For the first time in 40 years a U.S. cruise ship crossed the Florida straits and pulled into the Havana Harbor. Travel limitations were recently restored after Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro lifted the travel ban. The Adonia….


The Rolling Stones To Play Havana

March 02, 2016 

The legendary British rock band The Rolling Stones announced that they will be playing a free concert in Havana on March 25th. This comes in the midst of an exciting month of events that exemplify the continuing thaw between the United States and Europe and the communist country. A few days before the concert, President….


The Broadway Hit “Rent” Comes To Cuba

December 02, 2014 

For the first time in over 50 years a Broadway show will be staged in Cuba. The show will be the Tony award winning musical Rent. The producers of the show, Nederlander Entertainment,  have been working for years with the Cuban National Council of Performing Arts to mount the show. American musicals were banned by the….


The Hemingways Return To Cuba

September 09, 2014 

Patrick and John Hemingway, the grandsons of legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, have traveled to Cuba on a scientific and diplomatic mission. They weren’t sent by the United States government, though they do hope to foster better relations between the two countries. The two men headed a team of marine biologists who hope to study the….