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 StrategiesĀ 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