Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network

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By Christopher Gillette

Cuba's railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of Latin America.

Cuba's Ministry of Tran...

NBS News: Nestle to Create 2,900 Jobs in Latin America With New Factories



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BBC News: How Cuba's growing internet is fuelling new businesses

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By Natalie Sherman

BBC Business reporter

As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging. But the problems many of the companies hope to address are also a reminder of how far the island has to go. Bernardo Ro...

The Telegraph: Google launches in Cuba as first foreign internet company

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By Cara McGoogan 27 APRIL 2017  Google has become the first foreign internet company to launch a service in Cuba, raising hop...

Latin America Goes Global: Viñales, Cuba: where tourism is creating a private business boom

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Viñales is a typical rural town in western Cuba, with horse-drawn carriages and roving vendo...

Latin American Post: Cuban coal shipment marks first export to US in 60 years 17 Jan 2017

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The first Cuban export to the United States in 60 years will be marabu coal. Despite the Washington-imposed blockade that currently restricts most of the island’s exports, an agreemen...

BBC News: Cuba says 'yes' to English as tourism flourishes 4 Jan 2017

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As Cuba slowly opens up its economy to the rest of the world, more and more Cubans are learning English. The Cuban government has made proficiency in English a requirement for all high school and university students. As Will Grant reports from Havana, ...

The Next Web: Google signs deal with Cuba to store data in-country

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As far as the Internet goes, few countries are as isolated as Cuba.   It’s got one of the lowest Internet penetration ...

The Points Guy: 10 Essential Things To Know Before Your First Trip To Cuba 9 July 2016

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by Lori Zaino


Upon returning from her second three-week visit exploring Cuba, TPG Contributor Lori Zaino explains everything you need to know before heading there. All phot...