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Crawford advances excise tax bill to help restart Cuba exports

Arkansas Rep. Rick Crawford’s effort to restart trade with Cuba draws criticism from U.S.-Cuba experts. In a perfect world, the U.S. Congress and the Trump administration would agree the 57-year-old Cuban Embargo hasn’t worked and probably never will and remove … Continue reading

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If Trump reverses the U.S. Cuba policy, airlines and cruise lines could lose $3.5 billion

June 02–Cruise lines and airlines stand to lose $3.5 billion and more than 10,000 jobs over the course of President Donald Trump’s four-year term if the administration fully rolls back all of the United States’ Cuba regulations, according to a … Continue reading

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Report reveals the giant cost of rolling back on Cuba policies

It may not be economically viable for the Trump administration to achieve the political goal of rolling back Obama’s policies regarding rapprochement with Cuba. A report put together by Engage Cuba, an anti-embargo advocacy group, projects that a dismantling of Obama’s … Continue reading

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5 Cuba Music Tours to Book Before Possible Travel Tightening

The Trump administration is expected to announce changes in U.S.-Cuban policy in June, so the time to take that musical trip to Havana is now. Press reports in recent days have revealed that the Trump administration is expected to announce … Continue reading

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Chicago Harp Quartet to Perform in Cuba

Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Harp Quartet of Chicago, United States, will hold two concerts in Cuba along with the local Symphony Orchestra of Amadeo Roldán Conservatory, the Cuban Music Institute reported. The shows, scheduled for June 2-3, in … Continue reading

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World Final of Programming Competition in US, an Ovation for Cuba

Washington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) An ovation filled the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in the American town of Rapid City when the Cuban team of the University of Havana (UH) was Latin American champion in an international university competition of … Continue reading

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H-F Orchestra Plans Trip To Cuba

The orchestra at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will become one of the first school groups to visit Cuba when they travel there in 2018. HOMEWOOD, IL — The orchestra at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will become one of the first Chicagoland school … Continue reading

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Bringing ¡Cuba! To The Masses

Exhibition showcases island’s culture and biodiversity When the Obama Administration revived diplomatic relations with Cuba back in 2015, it provided the opening for the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to work on and eventually unveil ¡Cuba!, an exhibition that … Continue reading

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Samsung opens outlet in Cuba

[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics said it has opened on May 29 a brand shop in Cuba. The Korean tech giant said it has opened the brand shop under cooperation with a local retailer Cadena De Tiendas TRD Caribe. The shop … Continue reading

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Cuba Hosts Regional Congress on Zoos and Aquariums

Havana, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Biologists and specialists in the management of wildlife species in captivity are participating today in the 24th Latin American Congress on Zoological Parks and Aquariums, attended by delegates from 18 nations of the region and … Continue reading

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