Why the U.S. Approval To Build Tractors in Cuba is Important

Why the U.S. Approval To Build Tractors in Cuba is Important

It is likely the first American manufacturer to open shop in Cuba since the 1959 revolution. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) approved co-owners Horace Clemmons and Cuban-born Saul Berenthal to build a factory at the port of Mariel (a tree trade zone west of Havana). The factory is intended to … Read more

U.S. Agriculture Department Plans Cuba Office

U.S. Agriculture Department Plans Cuba Office

At a conference of the American Coalition of Agriculture to Cuba on Thursday, U.S. Secretary for Agriculture Tom Vilsack indicated plans to open an office in Cuba to promote trade. “There are a number of preliminary matters that have to be addressed before trade can be re-opened and before the embargo is lifted,” according to … Read more