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Good Times for Cuban Tobacco

 05/30/2017 - 03:16
A worker at a tobacco factory in Havana, Cuba. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Cuba will close out this season's harvest of tobacco, one of its main export crops, with almost 30,000 tons of leaf and for the 2017-2018 season. Tobacco is the fourth-largest contributor to Cuba's GDP and employs more than 200,000 people.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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Spanish-Speaking Telecoms Meet in Miami to Discuss Challenges Ahead

 05/30/2017 - 02:40
The executive director of the Ibero-American Telecommunication Organization (OTI), Federico Gonzalez Luna, poses during an interview in Miami, Florida, USA, 29 May 2017. EFE / Ana Mengotti

The Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) on Monday started their closed-door meetings in Miami to discuss issues such as threats to freedom of expression, the US immigration policy and the regulation of online services like Netflix.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:30am
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Más de 2 millones de turistas americanos visitaran Cuba en 2025, según estudio

 05/11/2017 - 05:41
Turistas en La Bodeguita del Medio, La Habana, Cuba. Foto: Wikimedia

La relajación por parte del Gobierno de Estados Unidos de las restricciones para viajar a Cuba ha aumentado el número de viajeros estadounidenses, aunque las infraestructuras de la isla están todavía muy desfasadas. 

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 5:30am
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