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The Havana Reporter

The Havana Reporter No.12/ Sep 27, 2019Cuba´s strategy to cope with the reinforced U.S. blockade is among the highlights of this year´s 12th issue of The Havana Reporter, published September 27.

This issue features President Donald Trump´s latest restrictions regarding family remittances to Cuba, as part of a policy implemented by previous U.S. administrations.

In contrast, the progress that the Caribbean island and the European Union have made in their relations is also discussed in light of the Second Joint Council, recently held in Havana. At the meeting, the visiting delegation reaffirmed its rejection of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act and its willingness to continue expanding cooperation in several sectors.

The cultural pages bring the reader details of the successful performances given by Cuban dancers and musicians in Panama and the United States, respectively. Another article focuses on the films that will represent several Latin American countries at the next Oscar Awards.

Additionally, this issue takes a look at the results of the Lima 2019 Para Pan American Games and covers the first female baseball commentator in Cuban history.


The Havana Reporter No.12/ Sep 27, 2019Cuba´s strategy to cope with the reinforced U.S. blockade is among the highlights of this year´s 12th issue of The Havana Reporter, published September 27.

This issue features President Donald Trump´s latest restrictions regarding family remittances to Cuba, as part of a policy implemented by previous U.S. administrations.

In contrast, the progress that the Caribbean island and the European Union have made in their relations is also discussed in light of the Second Joint Council, recently held in Havana. At the meeting, the visiting delegation reaffirmed its rejection of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act and its willingness to continue expanding cooperation in several sectors.

The cultural pages bring the reader details of the successful performances given by Cuban dancers and musicians in Panama and the United States, respectively. Another article focuses on the films that will represent several Latin American countries at the next Oscar Awards.

Additionally, this issue takes a look at the results of the Lima 2019 Para Pan American Games and covers the first female baseball commentator in Cuban history.


The Havana Reporter No.11/ Aug 30, 2019Details of the upcoming school year in Cuba and the country´s economic strategies  in the face of the tightened blockade  by the Trump Administration are among the highlights of this year´s 11th  issue of  The Havana Reporter, published August 30.

Meanwhile, the cultural section brings the reader information on the Friends of Jazz Festival, which Santiago de Cuba will host again this September, and pays tribute to Cuban musician Juan Formell and Bayamo´s Wax Museum.

The dengue epidemic in the Americas, Colombian President  Iván Duque’s first year in office and the recent political resistance in Puerto Rico, which led to the ousting of its governor, are also covered.

In regards to sports, this issue features an analysis of the Pan American Games medal table, comparing the results of the recent Lima 2019 Games to those of Toronto in 2015.


The Havana Reporter No.10/ Jul 30, 2019Details of the latest session of Cuba's Parliament, including the approval of a new electoral law and the island's challenges at the current Pan American Games in Lima are among the highlights in this year´s tenth issue of  The Havana Reporter, published July 30.

The recent visit to Cuba by representatives of the U.S. foundation Pastors for Peace is also featured in this edition.

Other articles focus on Cuba's clean energy programs, the tourism industry as well as the island's cultural life, including a new film about Cuban women's struggle for their rights.

This issue also brings the reader details of Cuba's largest summer fair.

Recent social demonstrations in Costa Rica and the shadows of Chile’s development are discussed in this number too.


The Havana Reporter No.9/ Jun 27, 2019The renewed solidarity of  U.S. organizations and public figures with Cuba in spite of the Trump Administration´s increased hostility is one of the featured topics of this year´s ninth issue of The Havana Reporter, published June 27.

Highlights of this month’s edition also include the growing relations between Cuba and the European Union as well as the preparations to celebrate Havana´s 500th anniversary next November.

The upcoming Caribbean Festival in Santiago de Cuba, where various cultural expressions converge, is outlined in the cultural pages of this issue, which also brings the reader details of a new Cuban film: Habana Selfies.

Another article discusses the situation that Afro-descendants are facing in Latin America while the economic pages report on Cuba’s efforts to expand national production and trade relations.

What are the host Peru´s prospects at the Pan American Games beginning July 26?

The answer to this question can be found on the sports page, including an article on Cuban handball teams and their goals for the Lima 2019 games.


The Havana Reporter No.8/ May 30, 2019Details of two major events in Cuba, the 2019 International Tourism Fair and Havana´s 13th Visual Arts Festival, are among the highlights of this year´s eighth issue of The Havana Reporter, published May 30.

This edition also offers articles on Cuba´s new economic goals, its informatization program and the island´s participation in the upcoming Pan American Games to take place in Lima, Peru.

Prensa Latina News Agency is also featured on the occasion of its 60th anniversary, which will be celebrated on June 16.

The growing hostility of U.S. President Donald Trump against Cuba, as well as the situation of health care in Latin America and the Caribbean are also discussed in this issue.

Other articles focus on a park dedicated to Caribbean heroes, a monument inaugurated in Havana in late April, and Panama´s political scene following its recent elections.