Obama’s Last Days and EU Competition May Drive Some Final U.S. Deals in Cuba

Obama’s Last Days and EU Competition May Drive Some Final U.S. Deals in Cuba

According to reports, the White House has stepped up efforts to secure deals for U.S. companies seeking to get established in Cuba. What’s at stake is a potential reversal of President Obama’s detente with Cuba in the wake of threats by President-elect Trump to reverse the policy of engagement with the island nation. General Electric, … Read more

Newly Relaxed Rules Address Trade and Commerce with Cuba

Newly Relaxed Rules Address Trade and Commerce with Cuba

Trade and commerce are the focus in Obama’s most recent relaxing of rules pertaining to doing business in Cuba. Bolstering trade and commercial opportunities and the growth of Cuba’s private sector are the main priorities of the Obama administration’s plan to make his changes “irreversible.” Export-related transactions the U.S Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) … Read more

What is Cuba, Inc?

What is Cuba, Inc?

By the Cuba Journal staff Philippe Pouletty had a proposal for a vaccine to treat chronic Hepatitis B. His idea was to work with the Cuban government to float a company on Euronext, with the government as shareholder, according to Reuters. But it’s a little too soon for these kind of “capitalist proposals,” as Pouletty … Read more