Raul Castro Braces Cuba for Slower Growth

Raul Castro Braces Cuba for Slower Growth

In his concluding statement at the year-end-session of Cuba’s closed-door National Assembly, Raul Castro lamented that the recent electoral victory of the Venezuelan opposition to the Socialist President Nicolas Maduro would negatively affect Cuba’s economy in 2016. As a result, growth is expected to be 2%, half of Cuba’s stated growth rate in 2015. The decline in oil … Read more

Is Cuba the New El Dorado?

Is Cuba the New El Dorado?

Exploring Cuba’s economic opportunities By Anne-Sophie Gidoin Op-Ed Contributor To catch 2 Billion USD in foreign investment per year, the Caribbean’s biggest island has equipped itself with an engaging legal framework.  The remedies available in case of disputes against local entities reinforce the attractiveness of this 11 million individuals-market. Cuba seeks foreign investment in the … Read more

How To Study Abroad in Cuba in 2016

How To Study Abroad in Cuba in 2016

Cuba’s relatively low crime rate and national priority on education has resulted in a surge in interest for study abroad opportunities for Americans. The island nation’s tropical climate and stunning architecture add to the allure for students seeking a unique experience without having to travel thousands of miles from home. President Obama’s announcement that the … Read more

New Program Fosters Academic Partnerships with Cuba

The NAFSA (Association of International Educators), the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education, announces the NAFSA Cuba Engagement Initiative, a new program designed to promote sustainable partnerships between U.S. and Cuban academic institutions. The planned initiative consists of two related projects that will lead to sustainable academic partnerships and mobility between the United States … Read more