This Company Is Adding Two New #Cuba Resorts – Via


By the Caribbean Journal staff

A leading Asian resort company is in the midst of a major expansion in Cuba.

Archipelago International, the largest independent hotel company in Southeast Asia, is adding two resorts in Cuba, the company said.

Archipelago has already signed a management contract for the re-branded Grand Aston Cayo Las Brujas Beach Resort in Cuba, following a signing ceremony in Havana.

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#Cuba and #China come together to create an #AI Institute – Via Auca +


Cuban academics and scientists collaborate with the University of International Studies of Hebei, China, with the objective of create an Artificial Intelligence Institute, together with the University of Camaguey.

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Legislation To Lift #Cuba Travel Restrictions Introduced In Congress – Via / #UnBlockCuba


A bipartisan group of senators, led by Patrick Leahy (D-VT), today introduced legislation that would lift all restrictions on travel between the United States and Cuba. The bill, known as the “Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2019,” has 45 co-sponsors, among them four Republicans.

The bill is identical to one that was introduced in the House of Representatives last week by Massachusetts Democrat James McGovern and Minnesota Republican Tom Emmer.

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#Cuba trying to attract tourists and investors even as U.S. clamps down – Via @TB_Times

HAVANA – Just after noon on a Thursday, a bomb left in an ashtray ripped through the lobby of the Hotel Copacabana. A metal fragment shot out like a ninja throwing star, as a medical examiner later described it, and struck Fabio Di Celmo, slicing through his jugular vein.Di Celmo, 32, an Italian-born businessman who lived in Canada, died before reaching the hospital.

He “was in the wrong place at the wrong time,” former CIA agent Luis Posada Carriles later told a journalist.Posada Carriles claimed to be the intellectual author behind the fatal 1997 bombing and other attacks in Cuba. He said his goal was to “create a scandal” and scare off tourists.For more click HERE