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  1. Regina family's dream vacation in Cuba turns to 'nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    ... we 'made a scene' and told other guests about what happened." When Morrison reached the Canadian embassy in Varadero, Cuba, they were told it would be best to retract their statement. After the less-than-relaxing winter getaway, Morrison said it's ...


  2. Regina family speaks out against Cuban resort after 'nightmare' vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... said the family contacted the Government of Canada's emergency consular services and the Canadian embassy in Varadero, Cuba. She said they were advised to retract their statement so they could retrieve their belongings and passport. In the end, ...


  3. The real Cuba lies beyond the resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2009 |

    For many Canadians, Cuba is a ray of sunshine during our bleak northern winters. After a morning of digging out from a snowstorm, who wouldn't dream of lounging on Varadero's white sands, frosty Cuba Libre in hand, or sipping a mojito in Havana at Ernest Hemingway's favourite bar, La Bodeguita del Medio? But travel beyond Varadero's famous beaches and Hemingway's haunts and you'll find a smaller, more laid-back city on the opposite side of the island.


  4. LOPEZ: Cuba open, not freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cavalier Daily

    On Nov. 22, 1963 French journalist Jean Daniel ate lunch with Fidel Castro in Varadero Beach, Cuba. He was delivering a message of potential reconciliation from President John F. Kennedy to the Cuban prime minister - "an indication," as Castro would recall, "of a desire to establish contacta to establish a certain kind of communication."


  5. Cuba: 'It's just like the Philippines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Philipine Reporter

    The author wearing a Che Guevara hat and that's Che's likeness on that building in the background, with his wife Nida VARADERO - "It's just like the Philippines," more than one Filipino has said on visiting Cuba. This Caribbean island of 11.2 million people, just off the coast of Florida, offers a small touch of home a little more than three hours' flight from Toronto.


  6. 5 things you need to know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Check out this story on A man watches an exhibition during the opening of the permanent exhibition of Sered Holocaust Museum on Jan. 26, 2016 in Sered, Slovakia. Nations around the globe will host events Wednesday to remember victims and survivors of the Holocaust in World War II.


  7. Planet Golf: Golf In CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Golf World

    It's not impossible to get to Cuba, even if you're an American. All you need to do is cite one of the 12 accepted reasons to get a visa.


  8. Edmonton travellers report 'disgusting' conditions at Cuban resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | GlobalNews

    Two Edmonton families are speaking out after experiencing what they describe as "disgusting" stays at the same resort in Cuba. Ben Giourmetakis, Cassandra Csizmadia, their 16-month-old son and three other family members stayed at the Memories Varadero resort in Cuba between Jan. 9 and 16, 2016.


  9. Charlottetown Airport numbers match recordRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | The Guardian

    ... non-stop flight to Orlando, Florida are very popular." Sunwing returns with a seasonal weekly service to Varadero, Cuba departing Charlottetown on Wednesdays beginning Feb. 17 for 13 weeks. In addition, Air Canada's Rouge begins flying non-stop, ...


  10. Cuba-US: time to lower the Swiss flag - and open banks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Swissinfo

    With Washington and Havana reopening embassies, another chapter of the Cold War comes to a close, together with half a century of Swiss diplomatic mediation. What role did Bern play amid two diverging world views which nearly obliterated the planet? And what could that role be within the current phase of the Cuban Revolution? "Due to its historic position and its experience, Switzerland is ideally positioned to accompany the current process of transition in Cuba," the Swiss foreign ministry told


  11. Reports from Cuba: 2,850 pesos for one night in VaraderoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Babalu Blog

    The scene is repeating itself lately at the Cubatur tourist office in the Habana Libre Hotel, with the authorization to allow payment in Cuban pesos for package tours focused on the Cuban market. The measure has not yet been extended to all places in the capital offering accommodation and trips to different destinations in the country, but in several provinces it has been in effect since the beginning of 2016.


  12. Airport's 2015 passenger travel nearly matches best-ever 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | CBC News

    ... WestJet's non-stop flight to Orlando ... are very popular." Sunwing will offer a seasonal weekly service to Varadero, Cuba, departing Charlottetown on Wednesdays beginning Feb. 17. Air Canada's rouge will fly non-stop to Toronto beginning May 2 ...


  13. What you read on from Jan. 10 to Jan. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... traffic on the Nunatsiaq News website. Napu Boychuk suffered a spinal cord injury Dec. 13 on the beach in Varadero, Cuba, when a strong undercurrent pulled him underwater. Napu, who lives in Toronto and is in his final year of a Bachelor of Fine ...


  14. Ocean by H10 Hotels to open new all-inclusive resort in Riviera MayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 |

    ... Ocean Blue & Sand in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Ocean Varadero El Patriarca and Ocean Vista Azul in Varadero, Cuba; and Ocean Casa del Mar in Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. Established in 2007, Ocean by H10 Hotels is a Joint Venture of H10 Hotels and ...


  15. Cuba travel: U.S. Cruise ships and scheduled airlines can't get there from hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 |

    ABC Charter Service' s leased American Airlines Flight 9451 departed Miami International Airport Havana bound Friday afternoon. ABC sends 16 flights a week to the Cuban capital usually packed with Cuban American visiting friends and families and U.S. citizens who vouched that they were traveling to the island for approved activities such as people to people and cultural exchanges allowed under relaxed travel restrictions.


  16. Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu marries 22-year-old former Miss RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 |

    Local tabloid Click said at the time that reliable sources confirmed a secret wedding had taken place, but said that it had been in the western Romanian city of Timisoara - where Mutu's partner is from. But now it has been revealed that the info was wrong, after Mutu recently published photos taken in the Cuban resort of Varadero, where he apparently signed the marriage documents alongside his partner.


  17. Oil price rout forces companies to slash $170 bln in projects from 2016-2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Reuters

    An oil pump is seen in Varadero, Matanzas province, Cuba, during an organized tour by the state-run Cuba-Petroleo , October 21, 2015. Oil and gas projects worth $380 billion have been postponed or cancelled since 2014 as firms slash costs to survive the oil price crash, including $170 billion of projects planned between 2016 and 2020, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said.


  18. Cuban Tourism: Are There Enough Beds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Babalu Blog

    One month before their trip, JosA MarA a, his wife and two sons from Valencia Spain made reservations through the internet for two rooms at the Hotel Riviera, which faces Havana's seaside drive, the MalecA3n. "There was no way to rent a car," says JosA MarA a as he sips papaya juice in the cafe of the Inglaterra hotel in the heart of Havana.


  19. How to tour Cuba beyond HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Cuba is one of the most exciting places in the world to visit right now, but too many people confine themselves to Havana. By day, it's a peaceful retreat full of waterfall hikes and colonial treasures; after dark, the music rolls on all night long.


  20. Direct flights resumed between Italy and Camaguey in CubaRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    HAVANA, Cuba -- With the arrival of 130 Italian travelers on January 1 at the Ignacio Agramonte International Airport in Camagey, Cuba, the link between that city and Italy one of the main countries sending tourists to this eastern province was resumed after over a decade without direct flights. After a stopover in Varadero, Matanzas, a Neos Airlines aircraft from Milan arrived in Camagey, where travelers were greeted with Cuban music and dance, the Cubasi website reported on Friday.