Here’s the U.S. Approved List of Goods Eligible to Import from Cuba Today

Here’s the U.S. Approved List of Goods Eligible to Import from Cuba Today

The U.S. embargo against Cuba remains in place – it can only be removed by U.S. Congress – yet former President Obama used executive authority to modify certain aspect of the embargo including importation rules for goods produced by independent Cuban entrepreneurs. Goods and Services Eligible for Importation from Cuba In accordance with the policy … Read more

A Definition of the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba

A Definition of the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba

Since the 1960s, the U.S. has maintained an embargo against Cuba through various laws, regulations, and presidential proclamations that restricts trade, travel, and financial transactions. Key legislation related to the embargo includes the following: • Trading with the Enemy Act of 1917 (TWEA). TWEA granted the President broad authority to impose embargoes on foreign countries … Read more

Obama Declares “Whole-of-Government” Approach to Cuba, Irreversible Actions

Obama Declares “Whole-of-Government” Approach to Cuba, Irreversible Actions

U.S. President Obama made a significant statement today about the U.S. government’s approach to Cuba as well a further loosening of Embargo restrictions. Here is the President’s statement: Today, I approved a Presidential Policy Directive that takes another major step forward in our efforts to normalize relations with Cuba. This Directive takes a comprehensive and … Read more