Prince Charles and his wife Camilla landed in Havana yesterday afternoon. After attending a wreath-laying ceremony to honour the memory of Cuba´s National Hero, Jose Marti, in Plaza de la Revolucion, they will have a full schedule of official events during their three-day Cuba visit. In this post, we tell you more about their packed Cuba itinerary.
This Sunday, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales will be touching down in Havana for a historic, ground-breaking visit. Accompanied by his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall he will spend three days in the island, touring natural areas, discussing climate change and renewable energy, exploring opportunities for trade and British investment (especially in the areas of tourism) as well as generally strengthening bilateral ties between both island nations.
The New York soccer team Cosmos travelled to Cuba this week to play a game against the island for the first time in years. The U.S team arrived in Havana last Sunday ahead of the game on Tuesday, making them the first professional American sports team to play a game with the Caribbean island in 16 years.
As a direct effect of the thawing of Cuba-U.S. relations, the first direct flight in decades, connecting New York to Havana has been announced to take off on 17th March 2015. A Boeing 737-800 will be linking the two cities again with a weekly frequency while an additional charter flight connecting Florida to Cuba's capital will also start operating.
Cuba's iconic capital city of Havana has been declared one of the New7Wonders Cities of the World after worldwide voters cast their decision to include the emblematic Caribbean city in the top seven. Joining Havana were Doha, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz, Beirut, Durban and Vigan.
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