Nico has a problem. The small, turquoise bungalow he runs as a B&B in the far east of Cuba is not getting noticed. 

Bought last year by Canadian benefactors for Nico and his wife to run – and the Canadians to use as a refuge from the harsh Calgary winter – the business in Baracoa needs promoting. 

Help could be on its way, though. On Thursday Air B&B, the American home rental service, announced that it was beginning operations on the island. As a result people like Nico will be able to advertise his B&B to a potentially enormous market, and fill his home with intrepid explorers...

Recent Articles

Date Title
4/28/15 U.S. lawmakers seek to bar new travel to Cuba
4/27/15 Cuba’s removal from terrorism list may prove more symbolic than business-friendly
Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald
4/27/15 Pope Francis will have unusual clout in Cuba
Andres Oppenheimer, The Miami Herald
4/27/15 Texans hoping to turn U.S.-Cuba thaw into cold cash
Alfredo Corchado, The Dallas Morning News
4/27/15 Awaiting Cuba's thriving tech industry to boom
James Barrood, The Star Ledger
4/24/15 Elections in Cuba: Fine, as long as we win
The Economist
4/24/15 Look inside Airbnb’s listings in Cuba
Carolyn Said, SF Gate
4/23/15 Republicans won’t challenge Cuba’s removal from terrorism list
Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald
4/23/15 Farm-state senators introduce bill to ease ag sales to Cuba
Naked Politics, The Miami Herald
4/23/15 Cuba’s Financial System: evolution and challenges given the expansion of the private sector Files
Jessica León Mundul, From the Island
4/22/15 Vatican Confirms Pope Will Stop in Cuba Stop En Route to US
4/21/15 New York's Andrew Cuomo become 1st US governor to visit Cuba post-detente
4/20/15 Cuomo leaving for Cuba on Monday in trade mission with reps from JetBlue, MasterCard, Pfizer, Chobani
Glenn Blain, NY Daily News
4/20/15 U.S. cancer institute, software firm reach deals in Cuba
Daniel Trotta, Reuters
4/20/15 Cuba slowly begins to rejoin the global financial system
Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald
4/20/15 Cuban opposition men concede defeat in local polls
4/20/15 These 5 Facts Explain the Economic Upsides of an Opened Cuba
Ian Bremmer, Time
4/17/15 No Cigar: Obama's Cuba Critics Are Dead Wrong
Ted Galen Carpenter, The National Interest
4/16/15 Top GOP, Democratic Consultants to Push Congress to End Cuba Embargo
Byron Tau, The Wall Street Journal
4/14/15 Spaniards keen to invest further in Cuba before US lifts trade embargo
Juan Jesus Aznarez, El Pais
4/14/15 Statement on Cuba’s Removal from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism Files
Cuba Study Group
4/13/15 After Historic Cuba Meeting, Obama Has Hurdle of Delivering
The Washington Post
4/10/15 US and Cuba just held the highest-level meeting in more than 50 years
Reuters, Business Insider
4/10/15 Obama, Castro shake hands as U.S., Cuba seek better ties
Matt Spetalnick and Dave Graham, Reuters
4/10/15 Removal of Cuba from Terrorism List Will Result in Modest Easing of Trade Sanctions Files
Stephen Propst, Hogan Lovells LLP
4/10/15 Delisted in Havana: Taking Cuba Off the State Sponsors of Terrorism List
William LeoGrande, Foreign Affairs
4/9/15 U.S. business leader optimistic on lifting Cuban embargo
Daniel Trotta, Reuters
4/9/15 Obama set to test engagement doctrine with Cuba in Panama
Kevin Liptak, CNN
4/9/15 How secret poll in Cuba was done
Glenn Garvin, The Miami Herald
4/9/15 Amid Cuba thaw, Americans flock to 'forbidden island'
4/8/15 Uncle Sam Just Wants to Make Friends
Christopher Sabatini, Foreign Policy
4/8/15 State Dept. recommends removing Cuba from terrorism list
Elise Labott, CNN
4/8/15 Cubans Eager for More Clarity on Doing Business With U.S.
Randal Archibold, The New York Times
4/8/15 Poll shows vast majority of Cubans welcome closer ties with U.S. Files
Joshua Partlow and Peyton M. Craighill, The Washington Post
4/8/15 Lengthy to-do list for US, Cuba to re-establish full diplomatic ties
4/7/15 Cuba says United States will not receive special benefits
The Washington Post
4/7/15 U.S. Sec. of State Kerry to Meet With Cuban Counterpart at Summit
NBC News
4/7/15 Coding for a More Open Cuba
Kejal Vyas, The Wall Street Journal
4/7/15 Obama says would move fast to take Cuba off terrorism sponsor list
4/7/15 Two Cubans struggle to win election as opposition candidates
Daniel Trotta, Reuters
4/6/15 Cuba-US Warming Held Up by Listing of Cuba as Terror Sponsor
4/6/15 Cuban dissident briefly detained in Panama ahead of Summit
Andrew V. Pestano, UPI
4/6/15 Current Record
4/5/15 Cuba's Fidel Castro makes rare appearance after 14 months
4/1/15 This Is What It’s Like Using the Internet in Cuba
4/1/15 Cuba delegate reports 'civilized' talks on rights with US
4/1/15 Poll of Cuban-Americans shows support for new Cuba policies growing
Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald
4/1/15 Cuba: Foreign Investment and Salaries Files
Julio A. Diaz Vazquez, From the Island