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U.S. airlines are not giving up on Cuba after all

April 29, 2017 |

Only weeks after two small U.S. airlines announced plans to cut back service to Cuba, four major carriers have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation to take over the routes to the island nation.

Behind the revolving door of flight plans is an effort by the nation’s biggest…


L.A. Times – Business

Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead in Car

April 21, 2017 |

Tragedy for Cuba Gooding Jr.: The Oscar-winning actor’s father, soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., was found dead in his car on a Los Angeles street Thursday afternooon, NBC reports. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that emergency workers were unable to resuscitate the 72-year-old after he was found slumped over the…
Newser

TMZ

Cuba Gooding Sr. Dead at 72, Possible Overdose

April 20, 2017 |

Cuba Gooding Sr., a popular soul singer and father to the Oscar winner, was found dead Thursday in the San Fernando Valley … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us Cuba Gooding Jr.’s dad was slumped over in his silver Jaguar, parked on…

TMZ.com

Condoms an Integral Part of the Process at Cuba Winery

April 4, 2017 |

The sweet smell of fermenting fruit fills the streets around the modest Havana home where Orestes Estevez and his family fill glass jugs with grapes, ginger, and hibiscus, then slip a condom over each glass neck to start the unusual process of winemaking in a land famed for rum. From…
Newser

More airlines cut service to Cuba

March 18, 2017 |

Only six months after U.S. carriers began operating regular commercial flights to Cuba, Frontier Airlines and Silver Airways have become the latest airlines to cut service to the island nation.

The news comes after JetBlue and American Airlines both announced plans in the last two months to reduce…


L.A. Times – Business

Why Aren’t US Tourists Flocking to Cuba?

February 18, 2017 |

It seems Cuba isn’t the hot-spot tourist destination US airlines thought it was going to be when they started offering flights to the communist nation for the first time in half a century last year. It started in November when American Airlines announced it was reducing its service to Cuba,…
Newser

JetBlue joins American in scaling back service to Cuba

February 11, 2017 |

When the Obama administration announced an agreement last year to allow regularly scheduled flights into Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years, major U.S. airlines stumbled over each other to get access to the island nation.

But now JetBlue says it is reducing its service to Cuba, becoming…


L.A. Times – Business

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Divorce High School Sweetheart

January 20, 2017 |

Cuba Gooding Jr. has filed to divorce wife Sara Kapfer after more than 22 years of marriage. TMZ reports the filing is a years-later response to Kapfer’s own 2014 filing for legal separation. People reports that the two were high school sweethearts; they married in 1994 and have three children….
Newser

CNN

Intimate portraits of Cuba

December 29, 2016 |

When London-based fashion photographer Salvatore di Gregorio was invited by Cuba’s minister of culture to shoot a photo essay in December 2015, he was intent on capturing the country’s celebrated comparsas: the flamboyantly dressed performers who have become the face of carnival throughout the Caribbean and South America.
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