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Homegrown Fashion Industry Bursts Onto Scene in Cuba

FASHION | By Andrea Rodriguez | Oct 17
Hundreds of private designers are turning out gauzy wedding dresses, brilliantly decorated bathing suits, linen pants and even uniforms for state businesses.

U.S. Removes Limits on Bringing in Cuban Rum, Cigars

By Michael Weissenstein | Oct 16
The Obama administration announced Friday that it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.

Is Cuba Ready for A Boom in U.S. Tourism?

Sep 3
The first scheduled U.S. commercial flight in decades has taken off to Cuba, and soon thousands of Americans will be traveling to the island every day.

Give 'Em A Hand :: Cuban Gay Chorus Mano A Mano Completes U.S. Tour in P-Town

MUSIC | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 15
Cuba's only gay men's chorus (so far) bring their first U.S. tour to a close in Provincetown after wowing audiences coast to coast. Check them out at Town Hall -- or give a listen to them online.

Airlines Race to Cuba

By Scott Mayerowitz | Jun 14
U.S. airlines prepare to resume their first regularly scheduled flights to Cuba in five decades.

New U.S.-Cuba Ties Fuel Bitter Havana Club Rum Trademark Fight

LEGAL | By Jennifer Kay | Jun 12
With his tuxedo loosened and her dress slightly askew, the couple unwinding with cocktails in a new U.S. ad for Bacardi's Havana Club evokes the openness and decadence of pre-revolution Cuba that many exiles have longed for.

Growing Pains for Fathom Cruises

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 10
Carnival's new Fathom brand cruises to Cuba and the Dominican Republic, launched in May, appear to be experiencing growing pains.

Cuba to Legalize Small and Medium-Sized Private Businesses

CORPORATE | By Michael Weissenstein | May 26
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.

Cuba Relents, Allows Cuban-Born Travelers on Historic Cruise

By Curt Anderson, Michael Weissenstein | Apr 22
Early Friday, Cuban state media announced the loosening of the maritime ban, and Carnival CEO Arnold Donald said in a statement that the trip would go forward May 1 from Miami.

Carnival's Fathom Sets Sail for Cuba This May

Mar 22
The world's largest cruise line is getting approval from Cuba to start running "cultural exchange" trips to the island starting in May.

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