Tag: Cuba

  • UPDATE: Where Cruise Lines Are Diverting Calls to Cuba Amid US Travel Restrictions

    UPDATE July 18: The original article stated that Azamara has not announced replacement itineraries for Cuba at this time. A correction has been made: Azamara has replaced its 2019 Cuba […]

  • Trump Administration Imposes New Travel Restrictions on Cuba, Banning Cruise Ships

    June 04: The US announced major new restrictions on US citizens traveling to Cuba on Tuesday, blocking the most common way Americans are able to visit the island — through […]

  • Narcotics Worth $90m USD Seized in Panama in Container From Cuba

    May 18: On Saturday, May 18, Panamanian authorities seized unspecified narcotics estimated to be worth $90m USD from a container at Puerto de Cristóbal, Colon. The container was marked as […]

  • Strikes Expected Worldwide May 1 (International Workers Day/Labor Day)

    May 01: Strikes, walk-offs, and some protests are expected to occur globally on May 1 (International Workers Day / Labor Day / May Day). These include, but are not limited […]

  • US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba

    April 05:The US Treasury Department imposed a new round of sanctions targeting Venezuela’s oil industry on Friday. The measures identified 34 vessels owned by Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA as “blocked property” […]

  • IUU fishing shootout

    Illegal fishing rapidly being recognised as a huge issue. Shootout At Sea: Dominican ‘Poachers’ Held After Exchanging Fire With Rbdf Vessel DOMINICAN poachers engaged the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in […]

  • Chinese ship carrying arms held

    Huge find by Colombian officials. Colombia detains Cuba-bound Chinese ship carrying arms Colombian officials have detained the captain of a Chinese ship bound for Cuba for illegally carrying explosives and […]

  • Cuba accused in refugee sinking

    Could raise tensions as US eases sanctions. Cuban Government Sinks Boat Carrying 32 Refugees, Including Children by FRANCES MARTEL The maritime horror that has become a centerpiece of the Cuban experience […]

  • North Korea Ship ‘Broke Arms Embargo’

    Panama says undeclared weapons cargo found on a North Korean ship is an “undoubted violation” of UN embargo on Pyongyang North Korea ship to Cuba ‘broke arms embargo Panama says […]

  • US Navy Goes Green

    According to US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, “Having energy independence in the United States is one of the most important things we can do from a security standpoint.” […]