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Cuban plane crashes, kills 8 troops on board, military says

Cuban plane crashes, kills 8 troops on board, military says CARAMBOLA, Cuba — A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said. Cuba’s military said in a statement that the Soviet-made AN-26 took off from the Playa Baracoa airport outside Havana […] Continue reading

Over 50 injured in Cuba road accident

Over 50 injured in Cuba road accident Society 20.03.2017 | 09:51 HAVANA, 20 March (BelTA – Xinhua) – At least 55 people were injured in a serious traffic accident outside the city of Bayamo in eastern Cuba. The accident happened on Sunday morning when the driver of a passenger bus lost control of the vehicle […] Continue reading

ONE ISRAELI KILLED AND EIGHT INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENT IN CUBA

ONE ISRAELI KILLED AND EIGHT INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENT IN CUBA BY LAURA SIGAL FEBRUARY 25, 2017 11:24 According to Israel Radio, the injured, all in their 60s, suffered from minor to moderate injuries. One went though surgery overnight. One Israeli, named as 70-year-old, Nahum Heinken from Gadera, was killed and eight others were injured […] Continue reading

Winnipeg couple on vacation in Cuba killed in ambulance crash

Winnipeg couple on vacation in Cuba killed in ambulance crash Dario Balca , CTVNews.ca Writer @DarioBalca Published Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:44PM EST Last Updated Sunday, January 8, 2017 8:45PM EST A Winnipeg family is mourning the loss of a couple killed in an ambulance crash while vacationing on the island of Cayo Coco, Cuba. […] Continue reading

It Is Not Because Fidel Says It, It Is Because I Believe It

It Is Not Because Fidel Says It, It Is Because I Believe It / Somos+, Arlenys Miranda Mesa Somos+, Arlenys Miranda Mesa, 21 December 2016 — December 3rd was the ceremony in Santiago de Cuba after the death of Fidel Castro and the procession of his ashes across the entire Cuban archipelago. I sat down […] Continue reading

Un descarrilamiento de tren en La Habana deja 43 personas heridas

Un descarrilamiento de tren en La Habana deja 43 personas heridas DDC | La Habana | 16 de Septiembre de 2016 – 13:42 CEST. Al menos 43 personas resultaron heridas el jueves al descarrilarse en La Habana un tren que cubría la ruta entre la capital y Bayamo, informó la televisión estatal. La locomotora, que […] Continue reading

Cuba Beckons, but U.S. Airlines and Passengers Face Hurdles

Cuba Beckons, but U.S. Airlines and Passengers Face Hurdles As regular flights get under way, carriers cope with incompatible technical systems and travelers will find most wireless devices and credit cards won’t work By SCOTT MCCARTNEY Sept. 7, 2016 1:37 p.m. ET Just a short hop from Florida, flying to Cuba should be easy. But […] Continue reading

Traffic Accidents – The Fifth Highest Cause of Death in Cuba

Traffic Accidents: The Fifth Highest Cause of Death in Cuba / Iván García . Iván García, 11 July 2016 — Fernando, owner of a private business to the east of Havana, bought his ancient black Moskvitch during the difficult years of the Special Period, when the proprietor, a national labour hero, found himself obliged to […] Continue reading

Cuban classic cars – a dying breed?

Cuban classic cars: a dying breed? Andrew English, motoring correspondent 27 JUNE 2016 • 4:53PM Cuba’s roads are crowded with Fifties Americana due mainly to US sanctions. But as things change politically and economically, is Cuba about to lose a charming part of its heritage? Visitors to Cuba return with stories of the dance music, […] Continue reading

New Victory cruise line plans trips from Florida to Cuba

New Victory cruise line plans trips from Florida to Cuba Arlene Satchell Sun Sentinel Another cruise line sets its sights on Cuba A new cruise line based in Miami hopes to offer trips from Florida to Cuba. Victory Cruise Lines Ltd. is awaiting approval from the Cuban government, President and CEO Bruce Nierenberg said in […] Continue reading

Cuba Needs a Safe Nationwide Highway

Cuba Needs a Safe Nationwide Highway May 8, 2016 Vicente Morin Aguado HAVANA TIMES — “Three dead in road accident at Jatibonico. The crash also injured 28 people and took place when a bus carrying tourists, heading to Trinidad, collided with a truck” – Juventud Rebelde article, April 3, 2016 That was the last major […] Continue reading

Cuba for sale – ‘Havana is now the big cake – and everyone is trying to get a slice’

Cuba for sale: ‘Havana is now the big cake – and everyone is trying to get a slice’ Property developers are queuing up to pounce as Cuba opens its doors to the world. Proposals for Havana’s old harbour are described as ‘Las Vegas meets Miami in the Caribbean’. So can the city cope with the […] Continue reading

Traffic accident in eastern Cuba leaves four dead, 34 injured

Traffic accident in eastern Cuba leaves four dead, 34 injured Source: Xinhua 2016-01-21 07:09:04 HAVANA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — A passenger bus turned over Wednesday in eastern Cuba with an initial result of four dead and 34 injured, state media highlighted. Dr. Luis Pina, chief of surgery at the Provincial Hospital Saturnino Lora, reported that […] Continue reading

Daughter of Scarborough man who died in Cuba questions resort’s safety policies

Daughter of Scarborough man who died in Cuba questions resort’s safety policies Lifeguards absent at the beach, witnesses said By Laura Fraser and Michelle Cheung, CBC News Posted: Oct 08, 2015 6:12 PM ET Last Updated: Oct 08, 2015 6:12 PM ET The daughter of a Scarborough man who died at a Cuban resort says […] Continue reading

Petróleo vs agua – a un paso de la catástrofe

Petróleo vs agua: a un paso de la catástrofe Tercera reportaje investigativo sobre la contaminación de acuíferos en Cuba, perteneciente a la saga “¿Cáncer por altos niveles de metales en embalses?” martes, agosto 25, 2015 | Ernesto Pérez Chang LA HABANA, Cuba.- De todas las fotos que se han tomado del exuberante paisaje de Bacunayagua, […] Continue reading

En tres años – 133 muertos, 2 454 heridos

En tres años: 133 muertos, 2 454 heridos Es hora de que se les permita a los camioneros comprar ómnibus y que sus cooperativas compitan con el transporte estatal viernes, abril 24, 2015 | Augusto Cesar San Martin LA HABANA, Cuba. — La vieja camioneta Dodge con capacidad para 17 personas sentadas es abordada por […] Continue reading

4 Die, 16 injured in accident in central Cuba

4 Die, 16 injured in accident in central Cuba Published February 01, 2015 EFE Four people were killed and 16 others injured when a truck flipped over on a highway in Sancti Spiritus, a province in central Cuba, state media reported. The accident occurred Saturday on a road that leads to Trinidad, the capital of […] Continue reading

Dozens of French tourists hurt in Cuba road accident

Dozens of French tourists hurt in Cuba road accident AFP Forty-one French tourists and two locals were injured in Cuba when their bus hit another vehicle and overturned, media reports and diplomatic sources said Tuesday. The accident occurred Monday afternoon as the tour bus was returning to Varadero from an outing in Santa Clara to […] Continue reading

The Traffic Police and Accidents in Guantanamo, Cuba

The Traffic Police and Accidents in Guantanamo, Cuba October 4, 2014 Rosa Martínez HAVANA TIMES — Professional drivers, and particularly the drivers of private vehicles, often complain about the steep and frequent fines that traffic police give them everywhere, forcing many of them to spend long periods of time without being able to work (as […] Continue reading

Nearly 500,000 Cubans are self-employed

Nearly 500,000 Cubans are self-employed Published August 25, 2014 EFE The number of workers in Cuba’s private sector continues to rise, so by the end of July there were 471,085 people working for themselves, according to official data released Monday. Almost 70 percent of those “autonomous” workers had no previous employment, Trabajadores, the publication of […] Continue reading

Terror en las carreteras: Una niña muerta y 32 heridos al volcarse un camión de pasajeros

Terror en las carreteras: Una niña muerta y 32 heridos al volcarse un camión de pasajeros Posted on 13 agosto, 2014 Por Daniel Benítez La ola de accidentes trágicos que embate las carreteras cubana cobró este martes la vida de una niña de ocho años y 32 heridos tras volcarse un camión de pasajeros en […] Continue reading

Widow of Cuban Dissident Appeals for Outside Investigation Into His Death

Widow of Cuban Dissident Appeals for Outside Investigation Into His Death Former Spouse of Oswaldo Paya Tells ZENIT She Has Proof He Was Murdered Havana, Cuba, May 13, 2014 (Zenit.org) Ivan de Vargas Cuban Ofelia Acevedo, widow of dissident Oswaldo Paya, who died in unclear circumstances, asked that an international investigation be opened to know […] Continue reading

Five killed in Cuba road crash

Five killed in Cuba road crash By Indo Asian News Service | IANS Havana, April 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 42 injured when a passenger vehicle overturned Monday in Cuba’s Holguin province, the country’s National Information Agency (NIA) said. The accident occurred when a dairy truck had a slight friction with […] Continue reading

At least 41 injured in bus crash in western Cuba

At least 41 injured in bus crash in western Cuba Published April 02, 2014 EFE At least 41 people were injured on Tuesday when a bus flipped over on a highway in the tourist zone of Soroa, in Cuba’s western Pinar del Rio province, government media reported. The accident occurred on the road linking the […] Continue reading

28 people injured, as school bus collides with truck in Cuba

28 people injured, as school bus collides with truck in Cuba HAVANA, November 3 (Itar-Tass) – Twenty-eight people have got injuries as a result of a road accident in central Cuba. The bus, which was trafficking schoolchildren, collided with a truck in Villa Clara Province, the Cuban state television reported on Saturday. The exact number […]

Fidel ‘frail’, but still the revolutionary of old

Fidel ‘frail’, but still the revolutionary of old October 31, 2013 16:56 IST Vice President Hamid Ansari discovers the iconic Fidel Castro in fine form during a rare 65-minute encounter. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana “The meeting was a gesture to India,” Vice President Hamid Ansari says, briefing reporters about his encounter with Fidel Castro […]