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Cuban cigars...the symbol of wealth

Cubans legendary cigars were long banned in the US…and now the White House is easing the sanctions on Cuban cigars and many American can’t wait to buy them legally. 828 more words

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To Cuba or not to Cuba Obama opens small business opportunities

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ), in collaboration with The Latino Institute, Inc. and Nicoll Davis & Spinella LLP will present this Thursday February 26th, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm a frank discussion of the new changes in policy by the Obama administration and the extent of diplomatic relations’ normalization between Cuba and the USA. 702 more words

Cuban cigar maker eyes 25-30% of U.S. market if embargo lifted

Cuban cigar-maker Habanos S.A. expects to immediately gain 25 to 30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the United States lifts its trade embargo and up to 70% of the market within a few years, the company said on Monday. 364 more words


Raul Castro Lays Out Cuba's Position re U.S. & Latin America, including Guantanamo

January 29, 2015
HAVANA TIMES — Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the III Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) on Wednesday in Costa Rica. 3,191 more words


8 Senators Introduce Legislation to Lift Cuba Travel Ban, Rep. Moore Sponsors 3 House Bills to Build our Relations with Cuba

Jan 29, 2015

By Arlette Saenz and Jeff Zeleny, ABC News

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today that would end the travel ban between the U.S. 483 more words


Raul Castro demands return of Gitmo before US, Cuba normalization efforts can continue

Daily Mail:

  • The Cuban president previously welcomed Obama’s normalization efforts but now says Gitmo must go
  • Both leaders announced December 17 they’d renew full diplomatic relations by reopening embassies…
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Fidel Castro: “I do not trust US, but talks needed for peace”

According to The Telegraph, retired Cuban president Fidel Castro appeared to lend his support to Cuba’s talks with US with a statement that addressed his longtime adversary for the first time since the two countries restored ties: 236 more words