New Survey Illustrates U.S. Travelers’ Engagement With Cuba’s Private Sector

New Survey Illustrates U.S. Travelers’ Engagement With Cuba’s Private Sector

A new survey of recent American travelers to Cuba, conducted in March 2017 by Public Opinion Strategies¬†in conjunction with Cuba Educational Travel, illustrates the effectiveness in former President Obama’s policy of directing U.S. engagement towards Cuba’s private sector. RELATED: How to Define Cuba’s Private Sector Key findings include: U.S. travelers are supporting the Cuban private … 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

There’s a Surge in D.C. This Week to Promote Cuba’s Emerging Private Sector

There’s a Surge in D.C. This Week to Promote Cuba’s Emerging Private Sector

Today, four Cuban private business owners will join U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) and a bipartisan group of other congressional leaders in a news conference on Capitol Hill to discuss how U.S. regulatory changes to Cuba sanctions are … Read more