A Concise Early History of Cuba

A Concise Early History of Cuba

Vulnerability is a powerful communication tool. In one 30 minute speech delivered in Cuba this month, President Obama pierced the theater of politics and forced a ligature between his own heritage and Cuba’s complex history by stirring emotions in Cubans that were seemingly inexpressible until a black US President suggested his muddled past is a … Read more

A U.S. Lawyer’s Perspective on Changes to the U.S. Embargo of Cuba

A U.S. Lawyer’s Perspective on Changes to the U.S. Embargo of Cuba

Since President Obama’s announcement in December 2014 of a change in policy towards Cuba, we have been a wild, legal ride. Both the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), plus the U.S. Department of State, have amended their regulations several times to remove many bureaucratic requirements that … Read more