Latest Havana Stories

2014-07-25 23:05:50

New graduates of Cuba's Latin American Medical School include 879 international students from 28 countries. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 MEDICC announced diplomas went to 1,382 new MDs in Havana on July 23 at the Medical University of Havana’s graduation ceremonies that also included graduates of the Latin American Medical School (ELAM). Of the 879 international graduates from 28 countries, 20 were US students completing six-year ELAM scholarships. Professors and hundreds of...

2014-07-22 12:27:13

Seven-day custom people-to-people tour with 36-year broadcaster allows American baseball fans insider access to the world of baseball in the US and Cuba NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For nearly five decades, Cuba was off limits to its US neighbor. For sport fans, witnessing a simple baseball game in Cuba has been an all-but-unattainable dream--until now. This December 12-18, Eric Nadel, expert broadcaster for the Texas Rangers, will accompany diehard baseball...

2014-05-12 12:29:33

Insight Cuba, the leading provider of people-to-people travel to Cuba receives special athletic license from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to allow Americans legal participation in the Havana Marathon and half-marathon; announces three exclusive tours surrounding the event NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marathon runners, who like to collect passport stamps along with their completion medals, can set their sights on the Marabana Havana Marathon and...

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...

2014-03-20 23:26:05

Havana Business Improvement District celebrates its 6th annual Earth Day Electronic Recycling & Document Shred-A-Thon and international recognition for past efforts. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Havana Business Improvement District (BID), dba On Havana Street, adds an element of sustainability to shopping in Aurora with its sixth annual Earth Day Electronic Recycling & Document Shred-A-Thon Event, noon to 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 19, 2014. On Friday, March 14, 2014, the...

2014-03-07 16:22:19

MIAMI, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amscot Financial, a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, is pleased to be a sponsor of the 37th Annual Calle Ocho festival, scheduled to take place on March 9th in the heart of Miami's Little Havana district. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060316/FLAMSCOTLOGO Organized by the Kiwanis of Little Havana, Calle Ocho is annually is one of the world's largest street festivals, held annually in South Florida. This...

2014-02-14 23:00:50

Havana BID Executive Director Gayle Jetchick and Secretary Michael Sheldon have been recognized as 2 of 7 “Movers & Shakers” in February’s Aurora Magazine. Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 In its February, 2014, issue, Aurora Magazine selected two Havana Business Improvement District (BID) Board Members among seven total people who, the magazine calls, “Seven plucky people you may not know that have a huge impact on everyone’s life in Aurora—including yours.”...

2013-12-30 16:20:57

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist Michael Becker brings culture-rich Cuba into our back yard with his one-man show HAVANA from January 9 to February 1 at Gallerie Sparta in West Hollywood. Michael and his camera traveled to Havana, Cuba with the Los Angeles Music Center to attend the Ballet Festival in 2010. During an exclusive Havana tour and private audience with the National Ballet of Cuba, Michael was given permission to photograph dancers rehearsing for the...

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2012-06-14 10:13:56

Symbol: SCHA6 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-15 06:23:03

Symbol: JAHA Group: Dicot Family: Convolvulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   JAJA Jacquemontia jamaicensis (Jacq.) Hallier f. ex Solered. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-19 04:31:01

Symbol: AGHA4 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   EUHA5 Eupatorium havanense Kunth   EUTE9 Eupatorium texense (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'