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    Want to Do Business in Cuba? All Roads Lead to Raúl Castro’s SonLaw

    Want to Do Business in Cuba? All Roads Lead to Raúl Castro’s Son-in-Law Things are changing rapidly in Cuba, and people from around the world are eager to get in on the action. Wait until they meet their new partner. September 30, 2015 Michael Smith Propaganda outside Mariel, a new base for private investment. The […] Continue reading

    Se reúne Castro con congresistas de EEUU, gobernador de NY

    Se reúne Castro con congresistas de EEUU, gobernador de NY El senador Patrick Leahy encabezó el grupo de legisladores convocados a la misión de Cuba ante la ONU, todos partidarios de levantar las sanciones a Cuba. Martinoticias.com septiembre 26, 2015 El gobernante cubano, Raúl Castro, de visita en Nueva York para hablar ante la Asamblea […] Continue reading

    Raúl Castro to address U.N. General Assembly for first time

    Raúl Castro to address U.N. General Assembly for first time Castro scheduled to speak Monday afternoon Condemnation of the embargo a Cuban priority A meeting between President Obama and Castro likely BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com The table is set for the United States and Cuba to make headlines as Cuban leader Raúl Castro makes his […] Continue reading

    SC Line adds shipping service from Port Everglades to Cuba

    SC Line adds shipping service from Port Everglades to Cuba By Doreen Hemlock Sun Sentinel Cargo shipping line adds Cuba service from Fort Lauderdale Now, two shipping companies service Cuba from Port Everglades In another sign of growing U.S. links with Cuba, shipping company SC Line has started up service between Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades […] Continue reading

    Cuba – Cutting Property Claims Down To Size

    Cuba: Cutting Property Claims Down To Size Jose Gabilondo – Professor of Law, Florida International University Posted: 09/22/2015 4:34 pm EDT Updated: 09/22/2015 4:59 pm EDT Until Cuba and the U.S. began restoring diplomatic relations last December, the status of legal claims against Cuba for expropriated property seemed moot. Not anymore. Like Freddie Krueger, the […] Continue reading

    US, Cuba to resume mail service, agreement on commercial flights

    US, Cuba to resume mail service, agreement on commercial flights The US and Cuba should be able to transform their new diplomatic relationship into a deeper commercial partnership before the end of the year, with direct postal service to begin. By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — The United States and Cuba […] Continue reading

    Port Manatee should temper Cuba dreams, expert says

    Port Manatee should temper Cuba dreams, expert says BY MATT M. JOHNSON mjohnson@bradenton.com September 17, 2015 Updated 9 hours ago PORT MANATEE — The editor of a Cuba-focused business and economics newspaper is urging Port Manatee officials to temper trade expectations for the communist island nation, despite the resumption of diplomatic ties with the U.S. […] Continue reading

    Cuban President Raúl Castro Will Reportedly Visit the United States

    Cuban President Raúl Castro Will Reportedly Visit the United States BY TAYLOR WOFFORD 9/15/15 AT 2:27 PM Cuban President Raúl Castro will speak before the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on September 28, according to multiple reports. Castro’s visit will mark the first time a president of Cuba has publicly set foot […] Continue reading

    En la prisión vi lo que me faltaba por ver

    “En la prisión vi lo que me faltaba por ver” “Me pusieron a trabajar en la nevera de Alan Gross cuando todavía estaba preso, ¡aquello parecía una fábula!” lunes, septiembre 7, 2015 | Frank Correa LA HABANA, Cuba.- Alexander Guillén barre el parque de Mañanima, en Jaimanitas, con un viejo escobillón que trae de su […] Continue reading

    Miami archbishop says pope’s visit will help bring Cubans together

    Miami archbishop says pope’s visit will help bring Cubans together BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@MiamiHerald.com Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski, who will be leading his third pilgrimage to Cuba for a papal visit this month, says it’s no accident that Pope Francis chose to go to Cuba before a three-city visit to the United States. With the […] Continue reading

    Few Americans booking new Cuba cruises – Survey

    Survey: Few Americans booking new Cuba cruises CRUISE LOG Gene Sloan, USA TODAY 5:07 p.m. EDT September 2, 2015 The thaw in relations between the USA and Cuba has set off a race among cruise companies to start up sailings between the countries. But so far, few Americans are booking the trips, according to a […] Continue reading