3 Key Elements Of Amendments To Cuba-Related Sanctions In Q1 2015

3 Key Elements Of Amendments To Cuba-Related Sanctions In Q1 2015

While President Obama has started the process to remove Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, other immediate changes to the US’s Cuba sanctions policy are already having an impact.  On January 15, the US Treasury Department and US Commerce Department issued amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and the Export Administration … Read more

Airbnb Opens For Business In Cuba

Airbnb Opens For Business In Cuba

Last week Airbnb become one of the first U.S. companies to establish a local presence since President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro announced in December that they would restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years of tension.  Presently, there are about 1,000 listings concentrated mostly in Havana.  Called casas particulares, average room rates … Read more

Cuban Food History

Cuban Food History

Cuban cuisine is a fusion of Native American Taino food, Spanish, African, and Caribbean cuisines. Some Cuban recipes share spices and techniques with Spanish and African cooking – and some Caribbean influence in spice and flavor adds to the complexity of the island nation’s food tradition. The result of this confluence is a unique and … Read more