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Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel

Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel BY PATRICIA MAZZEI AND NORA GÁMEZ TORRES pmazzei@miamiherald.com In an overhaul of one of his predecessor’s signature legacies, President Donald Trump will redraw U.S. policy toward Cuba on Friday, tightening travel restrictions for Americans that had been loosened under President Barack Obama and […] Continue reading

High on Cuba policy proposal: restricting U.S. business deals with Cuba’s military-run entities

High on Cuba policy proposal: restricting U.S. business deals with Cuba’s military-run entities BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Cuban-American members of Congress have been pushing the Trump administration to restrict deals between U.S. companies and Cuban firms controlled by the island’s military, as part of the new Trump policy toward Cuba expected to be announced […] Continue reading

Embargo remains for some Cuba sectors, as trade grows slowly

Embargo remains for some Cuba sectors, as trade grows slowly December 3, 2016 at 2:42 PM EST AMY GUTTMAN: Visitors to Cuba may find the lack of modernization part of the country’s charm, but if Cuban farmers and American investors get their way, oxen that still till these fields may finally be replaced. Cuban-American entrepreneur […] Continue reading

Cuban diplomat takes to Twitter, says rapprochement with U.S. must continue

Cuban diplomat takes to Twitter, says rapprochement with U.S. must continue BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Josefina Vidal, Cuba’s chief negotiator in normalization talks with the United States, said Friday that Cuba has been “intensely” laying the groundwork so that the process of rapprochement that began under President Barack Obama will continue even after he leaves […] Continue reading

Texas faces business obstacles with Cuba, but airline access isn’t one of them

Texas faces business obstacles with Cuba, but airline access isn’t one of them By Conor Shine Follow @Conor_Shine cshine@dallasnews.com Aviation Writer Published: 03 September 2016 12:39 AM Updated: 03 September 2016 12:39 AM Starting this week, it is now possible to purchase a ticket online, go to a U.S. airport, board a plane and in […] Continue reading

American companies see potential in Cuba, but will need patience

American companies see potential in Cuba, but will need patience Relations are warming but the U.S. trade embargo is still in place, so investing in the country will be difficult. BY KATE LINTHICUM LOS ANGELES TIMES HAVANA — Chris Rosander was touring a mango grove in Cuba last year with a group of U.S. agriculture […] Continue reading

Obama is opening up trade with Cuba

Obama is opening up trade with Cuba Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press The Obama administration is loosening the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba with a new round of regulations allowing American companies to sell to Cuba on credit and export a potentially wide range of products to the Cuban government for the first time, officials said […] Continue reading

US-Cuba aviation deal allows 110 scheduled flights per day

US-Cuba aviation deal allows 110 scheduled flights per day Posted: Saturday, December 26, 2015 5:15 am | Updated: 5:15 am, Sat Dec 26, 2015. Associated Press HAVANA — The United States and Cuba have struck a deal to allow as many as 110 regular airline flights a day, allowing a surge of American travel to […] Continue reading

Here’s what could happen to Cuban cigar prices

Here’s what could happen to Cuban cigar prices by Erik Sherman AUGUST 23, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT If the US lifts its trade embargo with Cuba, how will the easy availability of Cuban cigars affect pricing? Here’s what could possibly happen. Forbidden pleasures are always the most pleasurable — and expensive. Last year, a cigar […] Continue reading

Florida cattle could graze on Cuban soil

Florida cattle could graze on Cuban soil U.S. businessman Dee Cross wants to help modernize small farmers’ operations in Cuba. By Donna Gehrke-White Sun Sentinel Nonprofit wants to ship Florida cattle to Cuba Cuba is trying to re-start its cattle production, now operating at a sixth of its former size As the founder of an […] Continue reading

Illinois firms race to establish foothold in Cuba

Illinois firms race to establish foothold in Cuba By Kathy Bergen Chicago Tribune When Cuba’s foreign minister raised his nation’s single-star flag outside its newly opened embassy in Washington last month, construction equipment giant Caterpillar did the same outside its Peoria headquarters. Caterpillar is one of a growing number of Illinois and Chicago-area companies, civic […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Investing Opportunities

Cuba’s Investing Opportunities Food, telecommunications, and tourism are likely to flourish as Cuba shows signs it will embrace change. Needed: data transparency and currency unification. By DIMITRA DEFOTIS Updated July 18, 2015 1:10 a.m. ET Emerging Markets With the stars and stripes about to be hoisted over the U.S. embassy in Havana for the first […] Continue reading

Will Stock Investors Ever Profit From a More Open Cuba?

Will Stock Investors Ever Profit From a More Open Cuba? BY LESLIE KRAMER Cuba once had a stock market, the La Bolsa de Valores de la Habana, which lasted from the 1920s until 1959, when the Cuban revolution ended private ownership in the country. The Havana exchange was, in fact, one of the largest stock […] Continue reading

Here’s a Glimpse into the Future of U.S. Private Investment in Cuba

Here’s a Glimpse into the Future of U.S. Private Investment in Cuba Mar 13, 2015 As the relationship between the United States and Cuba evolves, so does the potential for U.S. investment in the island nation. Dan Loney, host of the Knowledge@Wharton show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM channel 111 recently spoke on the […] Continue reading

American companies eager to invest in Cuba, but hurdles await them

American companies eager to invest in Cuba, but hurdles await them Published December 21, 2014 Fox News Latino WASHINGTON (AP) – Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels. And outside Orlando, Florida, Danny Howell just knows there […] Continue reading
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