Why There’s Big Potential for US-Cuba Trade in This Sector

Why There’s Big Potential for US-Cuba Trade in This Sector

By the Cuba Journal staff As relations between the United States and Cuba continue to show signs of improvement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a report expressing the potential for mutually beneficial agricultural trade and resultant economic growth. The report points to the benefits of the resumption of normalized economic relations with Cuba, … Read more

Guantanamo Bay’s Epic History and Uncertain Future

Guantanamo Bay’s Epic History and Uncertain Future

Guantanamo Bay Naval Station (GTMO), the oldest overseas US navy base, is at the top of Cuba’s list of matters to resolve as US-Cuba negotiators try to normalize diplomatic relations. The 45-square-mile outpost symbolized America’s resolve to oppose Soviet intrusion in our hemisphere – and more recently serves as a modern haven for mysterious methods … Read more

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Travel To Cuba

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Travel To Cuba

by Cuba Journal Staff A new poll by University of South Florida (Sarasota-Manatee) researchers shows that Americans overwhelmingly support the idea of traveling to Cuba for tourism. The poll shows 91 percent of respondents support lifting travel restrictions to Cuba and a slightly higher margin say the Cuban embargo should end. Another remarkable finding is … Read more

Why This Firm is Urging Caution on the Cuba “Gold Rush”

Why This Firm is Urging Caution on the Cuba “Gold Rush”

By the Cuba Journal staff Jones Lang LaSalle – has warned U.S. investors to hold off on investing in Cuba, according the firm’s latest report. The firm advised investors that even with President Barack Obama’s recent easing of sanctions, integration with Cuba will take time, even after the trade embargo is lifted. “When the [normalization] … Read more