World Food Program’s (WFP) representative to Cuba, Laura Melo, has praised the cooperation and support extended by Cuban government to UN projects on the island. “We appreciate Cuba’s cooperation from 1963 to now and we have always enjoyed excellent working relationships”, the United Nations official told Cubaplus.
The 33rd Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2015) ran from the 2nd to the 7th of November. Showing off the best of its exportable goods and services, Cuba proved that its economic, commercial and social development are safe bets for the future.
One of the fabulous things about supporting the AMBI Gala is that you are not only giving to a worthy cause, but you have the opportunity to meet some fascinating individuals. Take Ben Soave, for example. Here, we have a gentleman who has a spent a lifetime helping others—and he isn't finished.
In this year´s newer version this traditional Cuban fishing tournament, tourism and sport are combined, forming one of the largest events of its kind. Cuban authorities predict that the participation at this 65th edition will be a record in the history of the tournament.
The Pan-American Dog Show held recently at Havana’s Monte Barreto Eco-friendly Park provided a unique opportunity for the exhibition of diverse breeds of dogs, allowing Cuban families to socialize and share their knowledge about animal care and exchange tips on how best to look after them.
Nautical activities rank among the most attractive and important programs offered by the Cuban tourism industry, which is why The Havana Reporter was distributed at the annual International Boat Show held in Miami last month. The newspaper, which covered this and its regular topics, was well received by most of the thousands of people who attended the February 12-16 event.
Attendees will include exclusive Habanos cigar distributors from around the world, national and international personalities, businessmen, producers and plastic artists, among others, who will have the pleasure of tasting some of the new brands that Habanos S.A. will launch in 2015. They can discover or rediscover the roots and secrets of the Habanos culture in Cuba, a centuries-old tradition.
In September 1979 it became known to the world with the 6th Summit Conference of Heads of State or Government of the Non-Aligned Movement. Today its involvement is much more solid, as evidenced by its hosting of the Second Summit of the State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in January 2014.
The presence of more than two thousand businesspeople from across 60 countries at Havana´s 32nd International Fair (FIHAV 2014) endorsed Cuba´s desire to increasingly take part in the world economy and demonstrated international support towards this objective. The Fair, which took place from November 2 to 8, was the perfect venue not only for entrepreneurs already established on the Island but also for new potential associates attracted by the opportunities presented by the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) and the new Foreign Investment Policy.
Skillful fishermen from 16 countries experienced a swell of emotions as they competed in the 62nd Ernest Hemingway International Marlin Fishing Tournament. This year's event was held, as usual, just off the coast of Havana, in a new development that strengthens the current state of the island's marine recreation.
The Ernest Hemingway International Billfish Tournament, the oldest tourism-sporting event of its kind in the world and a must for adventuresome fishing fans seeking excitement, is held every year along the Cuban coastline.