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Airbnb comes to Cuba in major expansion of US business on communist island

HAVANA - The popular online home-rental service...properties across the island, with 40 percent in Havana and the rest in tourist destinations such...ranging from small apartments in central Havana to multi-room beach houseswith top-notch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/airbnb-comes-cuba-major-ex
What Is It?

...Like many of our photos of old American cars, we lifted that photo of a 1957 Pontiac from pictures taken on the streets of Havana.As you know, the trade embargo with Cuba has kept new cars and parts from being imported from the United States, and so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-01/what-it
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-27/after-50-years-big-changes-coming-c
Don't start planning Cuban vacation yet

...won't be able to just hop on a plane to Havana. It remains illegal for most U.S. citizens...nonstop flights in February from Toronto to Havana. A nonstop flight on Cubana from Cancun to Havana during the same period is $410 and a trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/dont-start-planning-cuban-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/17/oth_216160.shtml
Other sports
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/27/mov_406025.shtml
Movies
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

HAVANA - Bookings to Cuba jumped 57 percent for...Washington said it would renew ties with Havana. In February, they were up 187 percent...predict, McDonald's claims a spot in Old Havana and Starbucks moves in on Cubita, the island's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame
Opened Cuba has much to offer global community

...I'VE OFTEN VISITED Miami and "Little Havana" and Hialeah, where my sister once lived...those in my own hemispheric back yard?In Havana, music fills the air. Mojitos are poured...morality and even faith. Who knew that Havana has a Martin Luther King Jr. Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/opened-cuba-has-
Players' union head: future spring games in Cuba possible

...Orioles played a spring exhibition in Havana against the Cuban national team in 1999...Triple-A affiliate on the island, the Havana Sugar Kings.Cuba and the U.S. have...major leagues. There were four teams in Havana. He was the MVP of something and he came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-28/players-union-head-futur
Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman to miss 2015 season after tearing ACL in left knee

...league teams visited Cuba before Fidel Castro's revolution in 1959, and the Baltimore Orioles played Cuba's national team in Havana in March 1999. Cuba's proximity, just 90 miles from Florida, makes quick trips possible."It is some place that would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-10/blue-jays-marcus-stroman