This article was published today on the EinNews website. Dorothy: “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” There are always risks for businesses when the decision is made to do business in a foreign country. Educating yourself on new laws, different... More »
Are US corporations and businesses ready for the inevitable Cuban business boom lurking in the not-so-distant future? Despite the continuing US embargo, companies such as Scotia, a Canadian banking giant, MasterCard, Sherrit International, Netflix and IDT Cor... More »
The port at Mariel Harbor about 40 kilometres west of Havana is set for infrastructure and massive development. Over 300 foreign companies have indicated interest in investing at the Port of Mariel Special Development Zone. This will bring in much-needed fore... More »
In the news today: Airbnb is now expanding its product to Cuba for Americans. This service is only available to Americans at the current time because tourists from other countries are able to travel freely to Cuba and book their own accommodation. This will... More »
Cuba is one of the southern destinations offering first class medical tourism facilities. It is a viable medical tourism destination with an excellent clinic/hospital located in Havana. Tens of thousands of Americans have actually traveled there in the past wi... More »
Property claims against Cuba are quite the “thorny” issue and a significant part of the ongoing discussions between Cuba and the US. Josefina Vidal, head of U.S. affairs in the Cuban Foreign Ministry called the compensation discussions “an extremely complicat... More »
Water supply, the delivery of water to homes and neighborhoods and the infrastructure required to deliver is a problem in some parts of Cuba. The Kuwaiti Development Fund has granted Havana 21 million dollars for a sewage and water supply project in Havana a... More »
Cuban software company DESOFT expects to expand its markets particularly in Latin America, though it does not discard the chance to do business with US companies, but no concrete proposals have yet been received. Desoft is Cuba’s major computer software compan... More »
Telecommunications issues between the US and Cuba has been a long standing problem. A deal has been signed early in March between ETECSA and a New Jersey IDT to restore direct telephone connections between Cuba and the US. A U.S. delegation visited Cuba this ... More »
In recent weeks many foreign ministers have been visiting Cuba to discuss their various relationships. This week, not only was the EU representative in Havana, but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was there as well. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavro... More »
As relations between the US and Cuba evolve, Canadian corporations and banks are moving into Cuba quickly. Scotiabank recently announced its return to the Island, with an office in Miramar. Scotiabank will be offering a wide range of correspondent banking ... More »
This press release comes from Gowlings’ announcement of its launch of services to its clients in Havana. Gowlings is pleased to announce the launch of its new Cuba Initiative in response to the expected economic growth and commercial activity in the Cuban mark... More »
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