Category: Travel

Travel to Cuba Now that Castro is Dead

Fidel is gone and so are your travel plans to Cuba What will change in Cuba now that the retired but still symbolically powerful Fidel Castro has finally died? Wait and see is probably the most accurate answer. That’s because what will mostly affect Cuba’s relations with the United States and, by extension, Canada, is… Read more »

Obama Speaks in Havana

On Tuesday March 22, 2016 Obama made a speech at Havana’s Grand Theater announcing a new era of Cuban-American relations and arguing for more economic freedom in Cuba. It marks the first visit to Cuba by a sitting US president in nearly a century and it is another indication that travel to Cuba will now… Read more »

Tampa Rays Play Exhibition Game in Havana

The Tamp Rays, the Major League Baseball team, played an exhibition game on March 22, 2016, against the Cuban National Time. President Obama and his family, the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, and a few retired baseball stars, including Derek Jeter, attended, in addition to Cuban President Raul Castro and other Cuban officials. Admission to… Read more »