Tourism to Cuba tanks 24% after Trump tightens travel ban

Business Aug 22, 2019

Tourism to Cuba tanks 24% after Trump tightens travel ban

Tourist arrivals to Cuba plunged 23.6 percent on the year in July, official data showed on Wednesday, confirming the blow dealt to the sector by the Trump administration's tightening of U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island. Data from the Statistics Office had already ...

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow

World / Politics Jul 24, 2019

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow

Venezuela's opposition, including representatives of its leader, Juan Guaido, has been in contact with Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its website on Tuesday. "We've been actively talking to representatives of Venezuela's political landscape — government, opposition figures, including J. Guaido's people, who are reaching ...

Russian air force plane lands in Venezuela, say witness and website

World Jun 25, 2019

Russian air force plane lands in Venezuela, say witness and website

A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuela's main airport, according to a Reuters witness and a website that tracks plane movements, three months after a similar arrival spurred a war of words between Washington and Moscow. Two Russian air force planes landed ...