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Cuba is pursuing more open economic policies while amending many old ones to integrate with the global economy. ... The delegation will introduce to Cuban investors HCM City's business climate and some key projects in transportation, infrastructure development, education, healthcare and hi-tech ...
Some form of partnership or cooperation with Cuban entities is likely to be required. Cuba, which has been largely dependent on cheap oil imports from Venezuela, is trying to refurbish its ageing energy infrastructure as it opens up to the wider world. Gas is seen as a natural option while it pursues ...

In total, Cuba has received the equivalent of more than $1.2 billion in loans from Iran since 2005. With this financing, Cuba has begun to make critical investments in the rehabilitation of Soviet-era infrastructure. Iran is funding some 60 projects, ranging from the acquisition of 750 Iranian-made rail cars to the ...
To pull Cuba from its economic morass, he must introduce urgent reforms to eliminate economic distortions such as the use of two national currencies and inefficient state industries. He must also attract private foreign investment to generate new exports and rebuild Cuba's decaying infrastructure, and allow ...
Cuba cannot afford the infrastructure upgrade to make home DSL "available, accessible, and affordable for all" and if they could it would require an enormous investment in obsolete technology. But, could they provide widespread 3G mobile? Doing so would require more base stations and more backhaul ...
The embargo forced Cuba into a series of dependent relationships – most recently with Venezuela – and also helps to explain severe under-investment, reflected visibly in crumbling infrastructure. But nor are Cuban policymakers blameless – and mismanagement has exacerbated long-term structural ...

“If the doors are flung wide open, lots of folks in Cuba are worried that they'll simply be overrun.” It's not just the sheer number of people that are of concern, Struck says, but the infrastructure needed to house, feed and entertain them. “Instead of mangrove swamps on shores, you may have a hotel,” Struck ...
In September 2016, Russia announced a new package of commercial agreements in which it will finance $4 billion in development projects focusing on energy and infrastructure, and Cuba will begin exporting pharmaceuticals to Russia. Most recently, as Venezuelan oil shipments to Cuba have ...
Starting in July 2015, Etecsa began to set up public Wi-Fi access in parks, plazas, commercial centers and other sites, and today operates more than 500 hotspots around the country. Due to limited infrastructure, most Cubans have no internet access at home, a service so far provided exclusively to a small ...
Located just 140 km east of the capital Havana, Varadero has fully recovered from the impact of Hurricane Irma, which lashed Cuba's northern coast in September, the ministry said. Expanded hotel infrastructure has helped to increase visitor numbers, with the latest property to open being the Iberostar ...
28 (Xinhua) -- A new U.S. cruise docked Thursday here in its bid to promote Cuba as one of its most important destinations in the Caribbean despite a serious setback in bilateral ties. The ship ... Cuba plans to implement a broad program of port infrastructure development aimed at increasing cruise tourism.
The palace now houses a permanent exhibition of historical European links to Cuba. She then went on to a youth club, which is partly financed from Europe. Later in January, a delegation from the E.U. Investment Bank will visit Cuba, looking for ways to further expand trade and infrastructure projects.
The relations between CARICOM and Cuba are an example of independence, courage and concerted action, are developed on the basis of solidarity, brotherhood and collaboration in the areas of Scholarships, Education, Health, Sports, Culture, Infrastructure, Technical Assistance, and also for confronting ...
North Korean diplomats' recent visits to Cuba and Venezuela come days before the U.S. military started practice strikes on North Korean nuclear sites. But despite U.S. tensions with Cuba and Venezuela, the Russians are deepening their footprints with investments in infrastructure and other projects.
... the highest, hit the Cuban northern coast along which it moved westward damaging hard several provinces, though most of the island's territory suffered Irma's bashing. Since then, Cubans have been working hard to recover from the damages and reconstruct partially or fully destroyed infrastructure.
Today, public policies regarding labor rights, state sector wages, freedom of cultural creation, infrastructure and education curricula and teacher salaries are all wrong. The national housing policy is a vicious cycle whereby the State doesn't have resources and it prevents the Cuban people and the private ...
escambray today, cuba, cruise lines international association, cuban tourism Cuba seeks to implement a large program of port infrastructure targeting cruise activities in different ports of the country. (Photo: PL). The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) began yesterady a two-day meeting in Havana ...

Roundup: Cuban journalists hail 19th CPC congress ... environmental protection policies with economic and infrastructure development.
Cuba and Guyana's civil aviation authorities granted regulatory approval ... reciprocal regulatory approval, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, ...
Last March, the reception the Cuban government afforded me and the throngs of U.S. government officials tending to President Obama's trip preparation showed the seriousness with which they took the visit; the Cuban government dedicated significant resources in terms of manpower and infrastructure to ...
But many of those routes were quickly canceled due to an oversupply of flights between the two nations, and the lack of tourism infrastructure in Cuba. President Donald Trump on Wednesday released a list of restrictions that make it more difficult for U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba. The restrictions went into ...
Though cruises from the US can continue, the new rules are 'disruptive' in terms of US-based lines' ability to invest in port infrastructure improvements, Arnold Donald, president and CEO, Carnival Corp. & plc, noted last June after President Trump announced his policy. As far as the impact of the US travel ...
A man repairs his car as tourists walk past in Havana, Cuba. ... key lodging infrastructure is lacking compared with other Caribbean destinations ...
During his visit to Cuba, Suresh Prabhu stressed on higher bilateral trade ... Energy, Bio Technology, Sugar and Infrastructure development.
“South Africa seeks cooperation in the areas of agro-processing, infrastructure development, mining, telecommunications and pharmaceutical ...
CUBA STANDARD — Cuba has received commitments for $2 ... about foreign investment, and that agricultural and infrastructure projects in the ...
Several attempts to assassinate Castro failed, acts of sabotage directed at Cuban infrastructure came to naught. To tarnish Cuba's image, US ...
India and Cuba have discussed ways to explore bilateral business ... tourism, renewable energy, bio-technology, sugar and infrastructure.
_ The deputy director of Cuba-Petroleo Company (CUPET), Roberto Suarez, said ... The company is also promoting oil infrastructure development projects, the ...
More than a decade ago, Cuba modernized its Soviet-era power plants ... across the island and upgraded the infrastructure of the grid itself.
Questions also continue to swirl around the Cuban government's ... infrastructure to develop a device capable of manipulating acoustics in the ...
Despite that, Cuban officials continued to woo American travelers. The government has sought to persuade visitors that its hotel infrastructure ...
The South African Government and Cuba have extended the SA-Cuba cooperation agreement in the field of water resource management and ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia will supply more than 1,200 tonnes of construction materials as humanitarian aid to Cuba, hit by devastating ...
... including Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America, American Cruise Lines, Pearl Seas, Virgin Voyages and Disney Cruise Line. Talks centered on Cuban ports and infrastructure issues, as well as the potential ...
Israel bombed six targets in Gaza with two "terror infrastructure targets" Thursday, injuring at least two Palestinians in the process. The attack was a response to mortar rounds fired by the Islamic Jihad militant group, the Washington Post reported. "The critical situation resulting from the air, land and sea ...
Lesson from Cuba: Disaster capitalism and socialist planning ... in the world, with all its infrastructure, industry and communications technology, ...
The new regulations add a new section 515.209 to the Cuban .... and related infrastructure equipment to be exported to Cuba, including to ...
And despite the country's near nonexistent online infrastructure, Airbnb quickly infiltrated. But even if Cuba suddenly became the new “it” ...
Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, has reintroduced the Cuban Airport ... is that little is known about Cuba's aviation security infrastructure.
While the winds have yet to reach tropical storm strength Cuba's poor housing infrastructure, including deteriorated buildings in the capital, are ...
According to the Arab diplomat, the Kingdom has contributed towards the development of Cuban infrastructure by giving loans via the Saudi ...
HAVANA, Cuba - Delegations from St. Petersburg and Tampa were in ... and the recovery of infrastructure and utilities during the aftermath.
A month after the Category 5 storm devastated central Cuba, official ... “No, we suffered damages that were too strong and the infrastructure in ...
The document establishes the main terms of the contract for the project to restore and modernise the railway infrastructure of Cuba. By the end ...
Venezuela's Maduro Arrives to Cuba With Hurricane Aid ... It left 10 dead and caused extensive damage to infrastructure and housing in the ...
HAVANA TIMES — As a result of the serious damage that Hurricane Irma has inflicted on our country's infrastructure, it's imperative that the ...
Over a week after the impact of Hurricane Irma to 13 of Cuba's 15 provinces, ... electro-energetic infrastructure, water supply, food production, ...
Cuba has announced plans to help its citizens recover from Hurricane ... infrastructure and other factors, the entire country has been affected.
The monster storm grazed the north east coast of the island on its way toward the Florida Keys. Cuba's crumbling infrastructure was no match ...


 

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