Cuba (Portuguese pronunciation:[ˈkuβɐ]) is a town and municipality in the District of Beja in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,878, in an area of 172.09km².
It is historically known in Portugal as being the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. (In: Mascarenhas Barreto "Colombo Português: Provas Documentais"), and a statue honouring him can be seen on the city centre.
The current mayor (since 2013) is João Português. The municipal holiday is Monday after Easter.
Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):
... fringe benefits” such as furnished accommodation and paid holidays to Cuba ... The benefits included “flights so that they can return to Cuba for holidays, furnished accommodation, food and clothing, transport, internet, cell phones and extra money to make landline calls to Cuba”.
Pretoria - Trade unionSolidarity will be continuing with filing court papers against the Department of Water and Sanitation over its decision to deploy Cuban engineers in South Africa... “Part of their remuneration is extensive fringe benefits that include flight tickets for holidays in Cuba, furnished accommodation, food and telephone costs.
Disappointed holidaymakers say they're still waiting to receive thousands of pounds back after their holidays were cancelled but have been unable to get in touch with the company ...Customer Neil is another person waiting for thousands back after he paid £5,000 of his £8,000 family holiday to Cuba in February of this year that was also cancelled.
A hotel worker who used a customer's credit card to pay for a £1,459 holiday to Menorca has been spared prison for a second time. RebeccaWaterfall, 31, previously scammed a travel agent she worked for to the tune of £22,000, offering friends discounted holidays to destinations including Cuba and Switzerland.
"We run businesses, we can't go on holiday and then come home and self isolate for 10 days." ...The UK's largest tour operator, Tui, is currently offering holidays to amber countries such as Cuba, Barbados and Antigua, and to some Greek and Spanish islands ... And the price of holidays for next year have gone up already.
Most of us recognize the above heading as an international distress signal ... May 1, or May Day, is not only a distress signal, but is also observed by many countries as a time to pay tribute to workers, and also observed as an important political holiday in communist countries such as China, North Korea, Cuba and the former Soviet Union countries.
Afshar and Grinspan are two of some 300 journalists who have been placed in the 2021 reporting corps across more than 200 American newsrooms ...Riley ... CONTRIBUTED ... Lautaro Grinspan, working in Little Havana in 2019, helping cover the community’s celebration of el Día de San Lazaro, a religious holiday that honors Cuba’s African and Catholic traditions.
As the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately harms underprivileged people globally, Cuba's "people over profit" approach has been saving many lives - both on the island and abroad ... why Cuba is such an interesting case ... Banking on individual responsibility among its well-educated citizens, Cuba shifted to a "new normal" at the year-end holiday season.
Many will also create bespoke itineraries for families who want a package holiday with a difference... Where will your pound go furthest? Holidays will open up... Cuba may also be reopened to tourists this summer, and visitors can build their own holiday by staying in a choice of family-run B&Bs in a mix of city centre, coastal and rural locations.
It comes at a time when many people in Cuba are forced to wait in line for hours to buy basic goods and as authorities continue to navigate a decades-old U.S ... Yaffe, who is also the author of "We Are Cuba! ... "By summer, people are going to be pretty desperate to go on holiday and I think Cuba that nominates itself as an ideal destination.
Over the past 12 months, many of us will have had to cancel travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic. Airlines have endeavored to take a lenient, flexible approach towards cancellations in the circumstances ...OWG commenced operations last December ... The new airline planned to fly directly to Cuba from November, in partnership with Hola Sun Holidays.
1 of 14. Ben Affleck and Ana De Armas. In January, the Bollywood called it quits after 10 months together. Affleck, 48, and de Armas, 32, were romantically linked in March 2020, when they were spotted together on a trip to Cuba, followed by a holiday in Costa Rica. The couple were also spotted spending time together during the pandemic ...ImageCredit ... AP.