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2014-04-22 08:23:23

Starting June 5, 2014 Cuba Travel Services will offer a new route to its current charter schedule, expanding its network to 6 cities throughout the island. CYPRESS, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cuba Travel Services, the leading authorized carrier service provider with offices in California and Florida, is now offering direct flights from Miami to Holguin, Cuba. Cuba Travel Services arranges flights operated by American Airlines and Sun Country Airlines to popular...

2014-04-10 08:27:11

Curator Pablo León de la Barra Investigates Contemporary Art Practices in Latin America in Exhibition of Artists from 16 Countries NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun, which marks the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features...

2014-03-30 23:04:57

Between April 1-4, HablaCuba.com hosts a special promotion called `Lo mejor viene en pares`, which offers 100% bonus for all international recharges to Cubacel mobiles. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 For all Cubans living outside their mother country, HablaCuba.com announces the launch of a new double bonus promotion, under the title `Lo mejor viene en pares`. The promotion is available between April 1-4 and doubles the mobile credit sent as international top up to Cubacel...

2014-03-09 23:02:29

Between March 11-14, HablaCuba.com, a brand of KeepCalling, hosts an energetic "doble bono" promotion for top ups to Cubacel, called "Atrapa tu Doble Bono." It offers 100% bonus for all international recharges to Cubacel mobiles. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 For all Cubans living outside their mother country, HablaCuba.com announces the launch of a new double recharge promotion, under the title "Atrapa tu Doble Bono." The promotion is available...

2014-02-27 23:37:17

HablaCuba.com announces a rate decrease for calls to mobiles in Cuba. Cubans from all over the world can now call their family and friends back home at 69.9¢/min. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 HablaCuba.com is happy to announce a rate decrease for calls to mobiles in Cuba. Cubans from all over the world can now call their family and friends back home at a lower rate. The new rate for calling a mobile in Cuba is 69.9¢/min instead of 79.9¢/min. Calling a mobile...

2014-02-11 20:22:00

In the cautionary tale, Cuba After Dark, B. White shows us why the forbidden so erotic. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new novel as well as a blog by debut author, B. White, explores the psychology of sexual fantasy. While the book, Cuba After Dark, explores fantasy through its two fictional characters, Don and Carrie Nightengale, the blog, The Psychology of Sexual Fantasy, takes a different approach -- an intellectual look at why people need fantasies. As part of the...

2014-02-10 16:25:11

Popular sun destination joins growing list of countries where Bell has reduced roaming costs thanks to ongoing negotiations with international telecom suppliers MONTREAL, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced significant decreases in its mobile roaming prices for consumers travelling to Cuba, including reductions in the cost of data, voice and text roaming, effective tomorrow. Part of Bell's commitment to lower roaming costs for Canadian consumers, the Cuba rate...

2014-02-08 23:02:35

Between February 10-13, HablaCuba.com hosts a special Valentine’s Day promotion called `De HablaCuba con amor`, which offers 100% bonus for all international recharges to Cubacel mobiles. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 For all Cubans living outside their mother country, HablaCuba.com announces the launch of the second double bonus promotion of the year, under the title `De HablaCuba con amor`. The promotion is available between February 10-13 and doubles the mobile credit sent as...

2014-01-31 23:24:48

English-language journal on Cuban health and medicine explores Cuba’s approach to promoting health from newborns to seniors Oakland, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The new issue of MEDICC Review on Health over the Life Span, takes a look at health issues, interventions, and the supporting health care and social structures necessary for wellbeing across a lifetime. Freely available online, MEDICC Review includes original research, features and commentary on Cuba’s population approach to...

2014-01-27 08:20:23

-- 22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer -- More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Cana MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun...


Latest Cuba Reference Libraries

Cuban pine, Pinus cubensis
2014-02-25 16:09:34

Cuban pine (Pinus cubensis) is the only native pine and is abundant on the island of Cuba especially in the eastern highlands of Sierra Nipe-Cristal and Sierra Maestra. The Cuban pine can also be found along the coastline in South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, and the Bahamas. This pine is also called the swamp pine. The Cuban pine can grow from 100 to 200 feet tall when grown in damp, sandy soil. The trunk is thicker at the bottom and sports a thick crown. The bark has scaly grooves that...

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

Zapata Rail, Cyanolimnas cerverai
2012-11-27 00:03:03

The Zapata Rail is the only member of the monotypic genus Cyanolimnus. It is overall a dark-colored rail bird. It has grayish-blue underparts, a red-based yellow bill, brown upperparts, white under tail coverts, and red eyes and legs. Their short wings make it almost unable to fly. It is endemic to the wetlands of the Zapata Peninsula in southern Cuba, where its only known nest was discovered in saw grass tussocks. There is not much known about its diet or its reproductive behavior, and its...

Cuban Black Hawk, Buteogallus gundlachii
2012-04-02 17:57:56

The Cuban Black Hawk, (Buteogallus gundlachii), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. This family includes eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is endemic to the island of Cuba, where it is only found along the coastal areas. The IUCN listed the Cuban Black Hawk as near threatened in 2008. The Cuban Black Hawk has traditionally been considered a subspecies of the Common Black Hawk, (B. anthracinus). Recent evidence, however, suggested it should be treated as a...

Coontie, Zumia pumila
2009-06-17 12:42:42

The Coontie (Zamia pumila) is a species of woody plant native to the West Indies and Cuba. It was the first species described for the genus. It is found in a variety of habitats that has well-drained sands or loamy soils. It prefers filtered light to partial shade. It is now isolated to central Cuba and the Dominican Republic. It was once abundant in southern Puerto Rico and Haiti, but are now extinct due to extensive land use. This plant has reddish seed cones with a unique sharp tip. The...

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