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 »
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 »
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 »
The EU and Cuba have met and are seeking a deal to normalize relations. This news article first appeared in The Independent. An agreement was also achieved to give 50 million euros the agriculture sector in Cuba. “Federica Mogherini has met Cuban president R... More »
Caught between a rock and a hard place discusses the potential for Cuban-American talks and economic change: this article by Peter Koenig first appeared the Global Research website. Foreign investment to be sure, is needed in sectors such as communication te... More »
As anyone knows, telephone communications with Cuba has been both expensive and problematic. Phone connections have been of extremely low quality. The news of direct telephone connections not routed through a third country will probably begin some time t... More »
Craig Offman, writer for the Globe and Mail explores one issue holding up the talks between the US and Cuba. Property rights and compensation for properties and businesses confiscated during the Cuban Revolution are going to be a long and complicated problem ... More »
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