A Cuban Dance Company Celebrates Art and Diplomacy in the U.S.

A Cuban Dance Company Celebrates Art and Diplomacy in the U.S.

Based in Havana, Malpaso Dance Company brings Cuban contemporary dance into the 21st Century by collaborating with top international choreographers and nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography. Malpaso Dance Company is an associate company of Joyce Theater Productions. The company’s core artistic vision is led by resident repertory choreographer and artistic director Osnel Delgado . … Read more

Trump’s Cuba Negotiator Has Ties to the Island Nation

Trump’s Cuba Negotiator Has Ties to the Island Nation

In December, Trump announced that Jason Greenblatt will be his “special representative for international negotiations.” He is believed to be Trump’s negotiator for all matters Cuba. Greenblatt has worked with Trump as the executive vice president and chief legal officer for all of the president’s businesses for at least the past two decades. Greenblatt said … Read more

Cuba’s Cubay Rum Brand Seeks Joint Venture Partner

Cuba’s Cubay Rum Brand Seeks Joint Venture Partner

Every year Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment prepares a tome of investment opportunities available to foreign investors. The recently published 2016 Portfolio of Opportunities for Foreign Investment offers insights into the priorities and limitations for foreign investment from Cuba’s point of view. The document identifies Cuba’s Cubay rum brand as a potential partner … Read more

Exporting to Cuba in 2017

Exporting to Cuba in 2017

Cuba’s economic transition is creating a lot of interest from suppliers and exporters eager to capitalize on a recently opened society. The island nation’s large modernization needs in infrastructure, stagnating investment rates, low agricultural output, a lack of internal supply in consumer segments and a booming tourism industry create a wide variety of export opportunities … Read more

How to Define Cuba’s Private Sector

How to Define Cuba’s Private Sector

The Cuban private sector currently includes three primary components that are authorized by the Cuban government: (1) self-employed entrepreneurs known as cuentapropistas, (2) agricultural cooperatives and private farmers, and (3) nonagricultural cooperatives. RELATED: Meet the Faces of Cuba’s Private Sector Cuentapropistas: Cuba has authorized 201 categories of legal self-employment for individuals. However, many of these … Read more