The United States government recently ordered a halt to American cruise ship stopovers in Cuba, affecting the island’s tourism industry and its economy.
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Several people were seen detained as protest for better conditions for teachers turned violent, with demonstrators clashing with police guards in Havana on Thursday.
Police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters as around 45,000 people gathered in the streets demanding from the government to solve education system’s issues.
Protesters also call for municipalities to pay the debts owed to them and protest against making history, physical education and arts classes optional.
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As Cuba celebrates its 500th anniversary this year, Havana commemorates a French-artist, who is largely unknown in his native France, who immortalized the birth of Havana in his painting of the “First Mass”. Considered a father of Cuban art culture, Jean-Baptiste Vermay also founded the first art school on the island.
Residents of Havana’s Chinatown, once the biggest in Latin America, dream of recovering their neighbourhood’s past glory.
Cuba opens its annual tourism fair in Havana amid a worsening relationship with the United States under President Donald Trump, whose new restrictions on US travel and remittances to the Caribbean island nation could hurt its tourism sector.
More than a kilometer of a coastal sidewalk in Havana is turned into an art gallery as part of the city’s XIII Biennal arts event, which is expected to bring together some 500 Cuban artists and 300 more from around the world. The project named ‘Behind the Wall,’ comprising works of more than 60 artists, is one exhibit in the month-long event.
Some 300 activists march in Havana to demand an animal protection law, in the first independent demonstration to take place in Cuba in years.
Havana’s first ever five-star hotel, the Gran Manzana, seduces wealthy Asian and European tourists, who, from the rooftop swimming pool, get a view over the picturesque capital.
Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union’s last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo and suffragist Susan B. Anthony born. (Feb. 15)
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A rare and powerful tornado hit several neighborhoods in Havana on January 27, killing at least three people, injuring 172 and leaving part of the city in the dark.