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Ag to Trump – Help trade with Cuba

Ag to Trump: Help trade with Cuba January 28, 2017 8:00 am • By Agriculture Coalition(0) Comments On behalf of the undersigned U.S. agriculture, trade, commerce related businesses and associations, we urge you to continue to show your support for American agriculture by advancing the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba and building on the […] Continue reading

Cuba 2016 – The Visit of Barack Obama and Death of Fidel Castro

Cuba 2016: The Visit of Barack Obama and Death of Fidel Castro / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2017 — A spring rainstorm with light gusts of wind fell over metropolitan Havana on Sunday, March 20th, when at 4:30 PM Air Force One landed at the first terminal of the José Martí International Airport […] Continue reading

USA Rice Federation, more than 100 others push for ag trade with Cuba

USA Rice Federation, more than 100 others push for ag trade with Cuba Monday Posted Jan 16, 2017 at 3:38 PM “With less than one week until the Trump administration takes the reins, it’s important that the agricultural community voices its support for policies that will allow us to sell our crops and products in […] Continue reading

The One Who Left Ashes

The One Who Left Ashes / Miriam Leiva Cubanet, Miriam Leiva, Havana, November 29, 2016 – Fidel Castro died on November 25 at 10:29 p.m. and, according to his own will, his remains will be cremated, according to the brief statement read by Raúl Castro on Cuban television. at midnight. As a deceased person, the […] Continue reading

Death of Fidel Castro May Pressure Donald Trump on Cuba Promises

Death of Fidel Castro May Pressure Donald Trump on Cuba Promises President-elect could face pushback from some companies regarding his Cuba policies By FELICIA SCHWARTZ and CAROL E. LEE Updated Nov. 27, 2016 11:14 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — The death of Fidel Castro is putting unexpected pressure on President-elect Donald Trump to follow through on […] Continue reading

A new sponsor for Castro?

A new sponsor for Castro? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 3 de Octubre de 2016 – 09:51 CEST. The Castro regime is immersed in an intense propaganda and diplomatic offensive preparing its usual draft resolution in the UN General Assembly to condemn the US trade embargo against Cuba. This time, however, Havana harbors […] Continue reading

The European Union Includes The Detention Of Cuban Dissidents In Its Annual Report

The European Union Includes The Detention Of Cuban Dissidents In Its Annual Report / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 22 September 2016 — A report from the European Union details that in 2015 Cuba continued “arbitrary and short-term arrests of opposition members, activists and human rights defenders.” This situation that has led the bloc to communicate “on […] Continue reading

Texas ag embraces trade with Cuba

Texas ag embraces trade with Cuba Posted: Yesterday 11:43 a.m. In the push for free trade with Cuba, Texas has managed to sell rice and other states have sold soybean oil. In turn, we have bought some coffee, but what we really want are those Cuban cigars, John Block, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, said. […] Continue reading

Panama Papers show Cuba used offshore firms to thwart embargo

Panama Papers show Cuba used offshore firms to thwart embargo At least 25 companies in tax havens had Cuban links A brother of Raul Castro’s son-in-law appears in the leaked documents Cuba was at the heart of a deal to export Russian oil that involves a Lebanese company NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com The Cuban government […] Continue reading

Iowa farmer hosts top Cuba officials, gets cigars

Iowa farmer hosts top Cuba officials, gets cigars Kevin Hardy, kmhardy@registermedia.com 6:58 p.m. CDT June 3, 2016 But on Friday morning, Aaron Heley Lehman’s organic farm in Polk City played host to some of Cuba’s top governmental officials. “It’s just unbelievable,” Lehman said. He recently had cleaned up the yard and mowed the lawn in […] Continue reading

UK tobacco giant Imperial to make cigars in Cuba again as communist island- state opens for business

UK tobacco giant Imperial to make cigars in Cuba again as communist island- state opens for business By ETAIN LAVELLE FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 20:56 GMT, 4 May 2016 | UPDATED: 20:56 GMT, 4 May 2016 FTSE 100 tobacco giant Imperial Brands is eyeing up a return to Cuba to make high-end cigars now […] Continue reading

Vilsack allows agricultural checkoffs in Cuba

Vilsack allows agricultural checkoffs in Cuba By Jane Fyksen HAVANA, Cuba — As part of President Barrack Obama’s trip to Cuba to further normalization of relations, advance commercial and people-to-people ties, and express U.S. support for human rights in Cuba, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced several measures to foster further collaboration between […] Continue reading

Cuba’s sustainable agriculture at risk in U.S. thaw

Cuba’s sustainable agriculture at risk in U.S. thaw March 25, 2016 9.39am GMT Author Miguel Altieri Professor of Agroecology, University of California, Berkeley Disclosure statement Miguel Altieri does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations […] Continue reading

Florida farmers worry about Cuba organic growers

Florida farmers worry about Cuba organic growers Jeanette Leehr, Round Earth Media 4:11 p.m. EDT March 18, 2016 Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story did not make clear that opening a Department of Agriculture office in Cuba is a proposal that has not been approved. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When third-generation farmer […] Continue reading

Cuba’s development priorities in the new landscape

Cuba’s development priorities in the new landscape By Elena L. Pasquini @elenapasquini19 February 2016 Last month, the United States announced measures to further ease restrictions on Cuba — the latest in a series of amendments implemented since December 2014, when U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro divulged plans to resume diplomatic ties. […] Continue reading
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