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Cuba > Financial

Cuba

How To Open A Bank Account In Cuba

Tuesday June 23, 2020 (14:06:07)

There’s no denying that getting set up as an expat in Cuba can be a complex experience. There are numerous restrictions on foreigners, especially in terms of finding property, so getting settled there is far from easy. However, if you can’t resist the pull of eclectic architecture, live music and breathtaking beaches, a move to Cuba is well worth the initial effort.   more ...

Cuba > Living

Cuba

How To Learn The Language In Cuba

Tuesday June 23, 2020 (11:25:26)

Cuba is an intriguing country in which to live and work, with an interesting recent history in which politics has dominated every aspect of life. If you are intending to live and work in Cuba, whether as an English teacher or in another sector, one of your first priorities will be to consider the ease with which you are able to communicate: how fluent do you have to be in the local language, for example? We will look at your best options as an expat in Cuba below.   more ...

Cuba > Property

Cuba

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Cuba

Monday May 04, 2020 (08:37:37)

Cuba isn’t the easiest place to move to as an expat, with a huge range of restrictions surrounding foreigners and property. However, to those who are willing to make the leap, Cuba has a lot to offer, from eclectic architecture to incredible live music and breathtaking beaches. Cuba may have a rocky past, but many are willing to look past this, and to instead lose themselves in the country’s rich culture and relaxing atmosphere.   more ...

Cuba > Moving

Cuba

How To Apply For A Visa In Cuba

Wednesday March 11, 2020 (11:41:20)

If you’re entering Cuba as a tourist, you will need to obtain a tourist card before you travel. This can be done through your nearest embassy or consulate. There is a mandatory airport tax of 25 Cuban Pesos, a fee that should be included in the cost of your flight ticket. If you are unsure whether this fee has been included in your ticket cost or not, you should check with your airline provider or travel tour agency as soon as possible.   more ...

Cuba > Working

Cuba

How To Find A Job In Cuba

Monday January 27, 2020 (19:20:24)

Cuba is a fascinating country, and its Caribbean situation and friendly population make it an appealing choice for a visit – but you may find that working on the island is a more challenging prospect than in other parts of the Caribbean and in practice, may prove next to impossible. Cuba is very slowly starting to privatize but its economy still faces a number of hurdles to overcome.   more ...

Cuba > Working

Cuba

Working Visas In Cuba: Your Rights And Responsibilities

Monday July 01, 2019 (17:29:33)

Sometimes we expats find ourselves in situations that are not quite what we’re used to. Often, we see notable differences between many aspects of life when we move from country to country, and it can be hard to keep track.   more ...

Cuba > Property

Cuba

Renting A Home In Havana: A Short Guide

Monday April 01, 2019 (16:21:42)

The first challenge for expats when moving to a new country is finding a place to live. This can be a daunting task if you’re not familiar with the country and are unsure how and where to look. We compile informative guides to help you with these issues, and in this article, we’ll be looking at how to go about renting a home in Havana, Cuba.   more ...

Cuba > Living

Cuba

Hoping For Havana? A Short Guide To Cuba

Monday November 12, 2018 (15:19:56)

The Caribbean was the stage on which last acts of the Cold War played out, and while the curtain has not quite fallen on the decades-old stand-off, Cuba’s part is nearly over.

Just 90 miles from the United States, the socialist state has been far removed from the world stage thanks to an embargo that lasted nearly 50 years.   more ...

Cuba > Living

Cuba

Cuba - Expat Heaven Or Hell?

Thursday December 15, 2016 (20:34:57)

The death of Fidel Castro sent political shockwaves through the Americas as the the figurehead of Cuba’s revolution slipped into the history books. The socialist state he fought to found has already changed much in recent years, with the country’s Marxist philosophy softening. The death of the revolution’s leader is just one further step toward the opening up of this secretive island state.   more ...

Cuba > Links

Cuba

Cuba - Recommended Blogs

Tuesday November 22, 2016 (16:50:06)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Cuba and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...



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