Tag: Havana

One person dies and several people are trapped when a building collapses in Havana

One person dies and several people are trapped when a building collapses in Havana

Rescue efforts continued this morning despite heavy rainfall, as EFE was able to verify on site. According to the first reconstructions of the events, a small initial collapse was followed by another It also left members of the rescue teams trapped. The collapse, which occurred around 11:00 pm local time (03:00 GMT Wednesday), hit a […]

A minor died after a building collapsed in Havana

A minor died after a building collapsed in Havana

A girl died Monday from injuries sustained by a… to collapse in an old building Havana in which three other people were injured, official sources reported. “We deeply regret the death of the girl Ismary Orozco during a collapse that took place in Old Havana. Our condolences and support reach her parents and family during […]

What does it take for the government and the ELN to sit down to negotiate?

What does it take for the government and the ELN to sit down to negotiate?

The Government and the National Liberation Army (Then) made official Friday that both sides would resume peace negotiations in Cubaheld since 2019. The announcement was made in Havana for the high commissioner for peaceDanielo Rueda. The official, accompanied by other government officials, headed by the Secretary of State Allvaro LeyvacSenator Iván Cepeda, as well as […]

Cuban president admits rescue work after hotel explosion

Cuban president admits rescue work after hotel explosion

The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-CanelThis Saturday recognized the work of rescue and rescue teams who continue to search for survivors of the explosion that happened the day before at the Hotel Saratoga in the capital, which has left 25 people dead so far. “They are our heroes of these terrible hours”, The president wrote […]

Thirteen of the 51 hotel workers in Havana are still missing

Thirteen of the 51 hotel workers in Havana are still missing

Cuban state tourism group Gaviota explained this Saturday that of the 51 people who were at the Hotel Saratoga when it exploded, 13 are missing. Gaviota’s deputy in the western region of Cuba, Roberto Enríquez Calzadilla, explained in a press conference that the hotel was not open to the public and that he was preparing […]

Death toll in Havana hotel explosion rises to 18

Death toll in Havana hotel explosion rises to 18

The explosion happened around 10:50 a.m. and caused part of the building’s facade to collapse. The Cuban presidency raised this Friday to: 18 the number of deaths – including a child and a pregnant woman – in the strong explosion at a luxury hotel in the center of Havana. Likewise, it reported that “preliminary investigations […]

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