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  1. Cuba Is Importing Workers to Help It Build Hotels FasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    French construction group Bouygues is employing more than 100 Indian laborers to work on a hotel it is building in Cuba, breaking a taboo in the Communist-run country on hiring foreign labor in order to meet increased tourism demand. The Cuban government removed a key barrier to hiring foreign workers with the passage of a 2014 foreign investment law that authorized "special regulations" concerning foreign workers under "exceptional circumstances."

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  2. Indians help build Cuba hotels as foreign labor ban weakensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Peninsula

    By Marc Frank French construction group Bouygues is employing more than 100 Indian laborers to work on a hotel it is building in Cuba, breaking a taboo in the Communist-run country on hiring foreign labor in order to meet increased tourism demand. The Cuban government removed a key barrier to hiring foreign workers with the passage of a 2014 foreign investment law that authorized "special regulations" concerning foreign workers under "exceptional circumstances."

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  3. Indians arrive in Cuba to build hotels as foreign labor ban weakensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Christian Science Monitor

    French construction group Bouygues is employing more than 100 Indian laborers to work on a hotel it is building in Cuba, breaking a taboo in the Communist-run country on hiring foreign labor in order to meet increased tourism demand. The Cuban government removed a key barrier to hiring foreign workers with the passage of a 2014 foreign investment law that authorized "special regulations" concerning foreign workers under "exceptional circumstances."

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  4. Stanford grad McLachlin finds bronze on beach volleyball tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... highest beach volleyball finish of the season Sunday, finishing third on the NORCECA Continental Tour in Varadero, Cuba. Americans Betsi Metter and Kelley Larsen earned their fourth medal of the year, and second silver, in the women's competition. ...

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  5. Feature: Cuba looks to attract tourists to island's eastern regionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Xinhuanet

    The thawing of the Cuba-U.S. relations is giving a boost to tourism of the Caribbean island known for its crystal clear sea, white sand, vintage cars, mojito cocktail and cigars. Now the island wants to benefit from this opportunity and fully develop its tourism by diversifying the destinations beyond the famous Varadero beach and the capital Havana.

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  6. Tourism ban withers as commercial flights to Cuba resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    A bipartisan measure to lift travel restrictions has advanced in the U.S. Senate but faces rough going before a Congress with strong anti-Cuba sentiment. The embargo has been whittled away anyway through executive orders issued by President Obama to restore relations with Cuba after five decades of separation between the two countries.

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  7. The Diary: Why Boris is not standing and what scared folk in the Greenock cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Sunday Herald

    But how do they get the piano in the lift, wonders Iain Talman of Helensburgh who spots this sign in a hotel lift in Varadero, Cuba. SO Boris is not standing.

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  8. CUBA: American Airlines Announces Sale On Flights To CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Cigar Aficionado

    American Airlines has announced that it will continue until July 11 a sales promotion for flights to Cuba. The flights begin September 11, and tickets are now being sold through November 15, 2016.

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  9. American Airlines to offer flights to Cuba out of Charlotte this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WSOCTV

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  10. Coalition of Travel Agents Forming to Request Investigation by the...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Travel Industry Wire

    American Airlines' recent announcement that it will begin flights to Cuba in September has resulted in numerous passengers calling to cancel their air tickets on approved air charter flights to Cuba. American Airlines' recent announcement that it will begin flights to Cuba in September has resulted in numerous passengers calling to cancel their air tickets on approved air charter flights to Cuba.

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  11. Flights to Cuba Are Officially On Sale - for Under $300Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Flights aren't yet available to Havana, but travelers can start in Cienfuegos, two hours east of the Cuban capital. As promised by a recent ruling of the U.S. Department of Transportation, regularly scheduled flights from the United States to Cuba are set to commence this September.

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  12. Cuba to build the largest tourist facility in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  13. Reports from Cuba: Habaneros comment on 'The Wonder' of their cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Babalu Blog

    From Miraflores, south of Havana, Sergio comes twice a week with his wheelbarrow to the dump on Calle 100 in Marianao to pick up old junk that he later sells for a few pesos in a traveling fair in the slums of La Vibora. Among the things he has for sale are a book with a red cover about the external debt signed by Fidel Castro, a crumpled police novel by Daniel Chavarria, three faded blouses, two cut-up pairs of jeans and some carpentry tools.

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  14. Cuba hopes detente will finally break curse on investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Twenty years ago, a Canadian developer won the right to build golf courses and condominiums across 2.5 miles of lush green ridgeline and crescent beaches lapped by the emerald waters of the Florida Straits just 65 kilometres from Havana. Year after year, the plan failed to materialise.

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  15. Cuba's Hoping Better U.S. Relations Lead to More Foreign InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Skift

    As long as the U.S. trade embargo remains in place, tourism and economic development will be stymied. And then there are the issues of the Cuban government itself when it comes to doing business on the island.

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  16. Canadian developer breaking ground on $1.4 billion Cuba luxury hotel and golf resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The London Free Press

    JIBACOA, Cuba -- Twenty years ago a Canadian developer won the right to build golf courses and condominiums across 2.5 miles of lush green ridgeline and crescent beaches lapped by the emerald waters of the Florida Straits just 65 kilometres from Havana. Year after year, the plan failed to materialize.

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  17. Cuba hopes detente will finally break curse on investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Twenty years ago a Canadian developer won the right to build golf courses and condominiums across 2.5 miles of lush green ridgeline and crescent beaches lapped by the emerald waters of the Florida Straits just 40 miles from Havana. Year after year, the plan failed to materialize.

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  18. Coming soon: American Airlines commercial service to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    American Airlines' first commercial flight to Cuba is scheduled to take off from Miami International Airport on the morning of Sept. 7 - pending Cuban government approval.

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  19. Golf Melia Cuba next huge event set for Varadero Golf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Examiner.com

    The third edition of the Melia Las Americas Golf Cup at Varadero Golf Club just wrapped up to glowing reviews and now organizers are taking registrations from men and women golfers for the eighth edition of the Golf Melia Cuba tournament that is on the fun-in-the-sun schedule for Oct. 19-22. "There were 81 players from around the world playing in four divisions during the Melia Las Americas Golf Cup," said Reynaldo Leon Diaz, sales director for the entire Melia chain of hotels in Cuba.

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  20. Frontier gets OK to operate Philadelphia-to-Cuba flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | ABC 27

    The Obama administration has granted permission for the first U.S. airlines to start the first scheduled flights to Cuba in more than five decades - and flights from Philadelphia to Cuba could begin in the fall. The Department of Transportation said Friday that six airlines have been selected for routes to nine Cuban cities other than Havana.

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