Cuba Market Opportunities

Cuba Market Opportunities

MFA: Strategic opportunities for foreign exporters The negative effects of the US embargo and the coronavirus pandemic are hampering the possibility of economic recovery after a severe recession in 2020, when the Cuban economy saw a drop in GDP of 11.3%. The coronavirus crisis has paralyzed all major sectors of the Cuban economy – tourism, remittances, exports and investments. A gradual GDP growth of 2.7% is expected in 2021, and…

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Major Cities in Cuba

Varadero (Cuba)

Havana (Cuba) According to SIMPLYYELLOWPAGES, Havana is the capital of Cuba. The city is located on the northwest coast of the island, which is washed by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez and became the capital of Spanish Cuba in 1552. Now it is a major port city. Tourism began to develop here since the 1990s, when the…

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Cuba Healthcare and Money

Cuba Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera [2] Typhoid & Polio 3 – Eat Drink 4 – malaria no – Overview Medical care in Cuba does not correspond to Western European standards. Above all, the technical equipment, the hygienic conditions and the supply of medicines in Cuban clinics leave a lot to be desired. This also applies to the few special clinics intended for foreigners, in…

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Sights of Cuba

Sights of Cuba

Natural attractions of Cuba Most of Cuba is occupied by low, slightly hilly plains; mountain ranges and uplands, lower in the west and higher in the east, stretch along the coasts. In the extreme west, on the Guanaacabibes peninsula, a heavily eroded limestone surface with a peculiar karst relief stretches along the coast. To the west of Havana, the narrow ridge of the Sierra de los Organos stretches from 150…

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Cuba Culture and Traditions

Cuba Culture and Traditions

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION The Cuban cultural soul, a direct emanation of the ethnic one, is threefold: the native component, the Spanish one and that of the African slaves deported here are recognized. In the various spheres of Cuban cultural life one or the other prevails alternately, but it is the fusion of different influences that gives it shape and peculiarity. As often happens, religion is the sphere in which the…

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