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Obama All In on Cuba Before Visit, Travel to Cuba a Breeze

Post on March 15, 2016, 3:41 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The Obama administration punched a new series of holes in the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba on Tuesday, turning a ban on U.S. tourism to Cuba into an unenforceable honor system and paving the way for Cuban athletes to one day play Major League Baseball and other U.S. professional sports. Five days ahead of the Continue Reading…

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U.S. Commercial airlines in race for Cuba routes

Post on March 4, 2016, 1:33 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

U.S. airlines are looking to serve Cuba primarily from their large hub cities, with Havana being the most popular destination. At least eight carriers submitted applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation Wednesday outlining their desired routes. DOT is expected to award the contested Havana routes this summer. Flights to smaller cities could be approved Continue Reading…

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Rolling Stones Free Havana Concert

Post on March 3, 2016, 3:31 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

It’s safe to assume the Rolling Stones are the most well-traveled band of all time. They’ve been around for over 50 years and played countless shows in countless cities at just about every longitude and latitude imaginable. But because they formed in 1962, and not, say, 1952, they missed out on the chance to rock Cuba, which was communized in Continue Reading…

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Obama visit to Cuba draws mixed reactions from Cuban Americans

Post on February 18, 2016, 4:49 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The announcement Tuesday morning that President Barack Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the communist island in almost 90 years — part of an ambitious agenda to normalize relations — unleashed a flurry of reactions from the Cuban American community in the U.S., from harsh condemnation to open embrace. Obama made Continue Reading…

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Caterpillar Names Rimco Official Dealer For Cuba

Post on February 17, 2016, 3:09 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Caterpillar Inc. today announced that it has selected Rimco, a privately owned Puerto Rico-based company, to be the Cat dealer for Cuba. Currently, Rimco serves as the Cat dealer for Puerto Rico and the Eastern Caribbean. Upon easing of trade restrictions, customers in Cuba will be able to purchase Cat products through Rimco in accordance Continue Reading…

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On a Tweet and a Prayer

Post on February 16, 2016, 1:56 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

What happens when on world-famous chef challenges another to collaborate on a new restaurant in Cuba? They descend on Havana without a plan. Then a third top chef shows up and turns the dream into reality. On November 8, 2014, Mexican chef Enrique Olvera sent an impetuous tweet that ricocheted around the food world. Olvera Continue Reading…

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