Category Archives: Normalization of Relations

Senate Farm Bill Contains Amendment to Enhance Trade With Cuba

June 19 (Radio 570 WNAX) South Dakota – The farm bill passed by the Senate Ag Committee includes an amendment that would enhance agricultural trade between the United States and Cuba. It authorizes the USDA Market Access and Foreign Market … Continue reading

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U.S.-Cuba: Between Backing Down and the Willingness to Better Links

By Martha Andres Roman, Washington (PL) One year after President Donald Trump’s decision to reverse much of the rapprochement with Cuba, two realities finally emerge: the backward step in links and the interest of many sectors to improve them. The … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania state senator wants U.S. to open up to Cuba for trade

He said that it should be a good market for U.S. farmers. WRITTEN BY BETH BRELJE, Reading Eagle HARRISBURG, PA — MONDAY JUNE 18, 2018 The Engage Cuba Coalition, an advocacy group working to open trade and travel between the U.S. and … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Endorse Measure on Agricultural Trade with Cuba

Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Democrat Heidi Heitkamp announced today that the Agriculture Committee of the Senate approved an amendment introduced by her and Republican John Boozman to increase access of U.S. agricultural products to the Cuban market. The two … Continue reading

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Misconceptions of Cuba

Opinion: The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington) – Weds, June 13, 2018 In response to Tom Horne’s letter of June 3 (“Sandinista Lisa”), my wife and I recently experienced a wonderful People to People trip to Cuba and came away with new … Continue reading

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Cuba Says Cause of Illness in US Diplomats Remains a Mystery

Cuba said it remained ready to work with the United States to determine what, if anything, was causing the illnesses after its own investigation had uncovered no evidence of foul play. June 11 (teleSUR) Cuba said on Sunday it remained … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Joins Coalition against US Blockade of Cuba

Washington, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) Prominent leaders of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania launched today the bipartisan Pennsylvania State Council-Engage Cuba, aimed at seeking support for closer ties with the island, and the end of travel and trade restrictions. With … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Calls for Ending the Ban on Agricultural Credits to Cuba

Washington, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Republican Senator John Boozman called today to lift the ban that prevents U.S. banks and private companies from offering credit for agricultural sales to Cuba. The legislator from Arkansas, who participated yesterday in a panel … Continue reading

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U.S. Congressman Highlights Need for Agricultural Trade with Cuba

By Martha Andres Roman Washington, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Republican Representative Tom Emmer considered necessary today a bi-directional agricultural trade between Cuba and the United States, at a time when the North American agricultural community faces great challenges. With depressed … Continue reading

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US Legislators Advocate for Greater Agricultural Trade with Cuba

Washington, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Four Republican legislators highlighted in this capital the importance of greater agricultural trade between Cuba and the United States and the need to reverse Washington’s failed policy toward the island. Senator John Boozman (Arkansas) and … Continue reading

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