Find local rhythms and tourist sites in Old Havana

HAVANA - In some destinations, tourist areas are...life. But visitors who wander through Old Havana ? Habana Vieja, as locals call it...de Marti, a boulevard that divides Old Havana from Central Havana. The Prado itself...

Exiles are returning to Cuba for pope's visit

HAVANA - When Fidel Castro staged a first, failed attempt to overthrow the Cuban...despair," said Serantes' great-niece, Frances Serantes Gomez, who flew to Havana on Friday on a trip of 250 mostly Cuban-Americans organized by the archbishop...

Fort Gordon, Savannah River Site funds remain in revised defense spending bill

...Tim Scott of South Carolina, who visited the prison two weeks ago, said it is a perfect site because it's hours away from Havana and is surrounded by mountains, water and desert."To consider a domestic location is, in my opinion, the worst decision...

Airbnb offers authenticity and a few challenges in Havana

HAVANA - In the two months since Airbnb started...My $42-a-night Airbnb was in Old Havana, where many buildings just off the tourist...who lists two Airbnb properties in Central Havana, checks "e-mail every day so we can...

Cuba dissidents not invited US Embassy event

...flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, vividly illustrating how U...politicians who visit dissidents during trips to Havana.That presented a quandary for U.S...to mark the reopening of the embassy on Havana's historic waterfront. Inviting dissidents...

Orlando Hernandez feels pain in Havana

HAVANA -- Cuban defector Livan Hernandez on Saturday...playing in the Latin American Stadium" in Havana, said Orlando, who boasts a lifetime record...Cuba's best teams, the Industriales of Havana, as well as the national team that traveled...

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At the Movies: 'Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights'

...Baby in the corner in "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights." For that, you can be thankful...prim, studious American who moves to Havana in 1958 with her parents (Sela Ward...just feel the music." Never mind that Havana is on the verge of revolution - these...

Odds and Ends

...Great Falls man heard from people like the English cigar fan who sent two Havanas. "They were $12 cigars and they were good," Breuning said. "You can't get good Havana cigars like that out here." He also got a birthday note and a few more...

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...and better benefits. Humidors hold water If you're serious about your cigars, and you want a humidor that will keep your Havanas in optimum condition, you could spend $8,000 or a few bucks, according to Cigar Aficionado magazine. Cigar Aficionado...

After 50 years, big changes coming to Cuba tourism

HAVANA - U.S. tourists are roaming the streets of Old Havana, listening to lectures on Art Deco architecture and meeting...Francisco that included a guided architecture tour of Havana.The new Treasury Depart ment rules have not yet been...