The Havana Reporter No.8

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Havana´s Remarcable Street Characters

Published on: Culture
Havana´s Remarcable Street Characters

Havana has been home to many wellknown ‘characters’. They were and still are very famous, like The Gentleman of Paris, The Macorina, The Marquise and Cat Moustache.

International Nuclear Physicists Meet in Havana

Published on: Health & Medicine
International Nuclear Physicists Meet in Havana

The uses of nuclear physics in anticancer treatments were the focus during the meeting on medical applications of the fifth generation of particle accelerators, which recently took place at Havana’s Hotel Nacional.

Direct Cuba-U.S. Postal Service: Mutually Beneficial

Published on: Cuba
Direct Cuba-U.S. Postal Service: Mutually Beneficial

After having been interrupted for 48 years, the reestablishment of the direct postal service between Cuba and the United States on March 16 represents a beneficial measure for the two countries, with a positive impact on the communication and exchange between U.S. and Cuban citizens.

Phantom Carnival Cruises Coming to Cuba

Published on: Tourism
Phantom Carnival Cruises Coming to Cuba

The Phantom cruise company, part of the U.S. Carnival group will, having sailed from Miami, arrive in Cuba for the first time next May 1, amidst the rapprochement between Washington and Havana after announcing the reestablishment of diplomatic relations and the recent official visit to the Island by President Barack Obama.

Young People Protect Turtles in Biosphere Reserve

Published on: Health & Medicine
Young People Protect Turtles in Biosphere Reserve

Almost thirty years after its inauguration, the biosphere Reserve of the Guanacahabibes Peninsula showcases Cuba’s endemic wildlife and also offers ways to conserve it.

Cuban Artists on Architecture

Published on: Culture
Cuban Artists on Architecture

Works by over 50 Cuban artists connected with architecture are part of the exhibition “La madre de todas las artes” (The Mother of All Kinds of Art), which is on display at the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center located in a Havana colonial building.

Peace Efforts Prevail over War in Colombia

Published on: Cuba
Peace Efforts Prevail over War in Colombia

The government of Colombia and the country’s largest guerrilla uphold their willingness to reach a definite peace agreement in 2016, despite the differences that prevented them from reaching it on March 23 as it had been agreed.

FITCuba 2016: A New Beneficial Meeting for Trips

Published on: Tourism
FITCuba 2016: A New Beneficial Meeting for Trips

Scheduled for May 3 to 7 in Havana, the 36th International Tourism Fair, FITCuba 2016, will be a very good opportunity for the Cuban Tourism Industry to strengthen the travel market and boost a sector that is this year likely to exceed the increase registered in 2014.

Recognition for Cuban Youth Development Gains

Published on: Cuba
Recognition for Cuban Youth Development Gains

International organizations and experts have recognized Cuba in the area of youth development and the leading role played by this age group in the implementation of public policies intended to respond to their needs.