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U.S., Cuba to Sign Aviation Accord

Post on February 15, 2016, 11:57 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The United States and Cuba will sign a civil aviation agreement in Havana on Tuesday, opening the door for U.S. airlines to begin offering scheduled service between the two countries for the first time since the early 1960s. Beginning Tuesday, commercial passenger and cargo airlines will have a 15-day window to submit applications to serve Continue Reading…

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U.S. Eases Restrictions on Financing Exports to Cuba

Post on February 3, 2016, 4:16 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it was removing major impediments to contact between the United States and Cuba by lifting restrictions on American financing of exports to the island nation and relaxing limits on the shipping of an array of products, from tractors to art supplies. The revised rules that will take effect on Continue Reading…

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New U.S. rules allow financing of some exports to Cuba

Post on January 28, 2016, 1:23 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The United States approved a wider range of commerce with Cuba on Tuesday, making it easier for U.S. companies to film movies, finance exports and do business with the Communist government on public infrastructure projects. The latest changes come as Washington and Havana move closer toward normal relations, having restored diplomatic relations last year after Continue Reading…

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Cuba v. Bacardi Over ‘Havana Club’ Rum Trademark, La Isla Prevails

Post on January 18, 2016, 3:17 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

People who think Intellectual Property Law is boring, or doesn’t matter should reconsider.  A two-decades-old battle over who has the right to use the Havana Club trademark in the United States played out quietly at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week with the decision that the rightful owner is a Cuban government company. Continue Reading…

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Cruisin’ to Cuba From Miami

Post on January 14, 2016, 4:03 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

At least three U.S.-based cruise lines have Cuba in their sights and have been advertising itineraries that leave from PortMiami this winter and spring. But with the clock ticking, none of them has received a green light from Cuban authorities to visit Cuban ports, and two of them don’t have berthing space at PortMiami. Still, Continue Reading…

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Cuban Americans: “Obama Not So Horrible After All”

Post on January 7, 2016, 2:13 pm by admin 0 Comments

Cuban Americans around the United States, at first wary of President Barack Obama’s recognition of the Castro government, now strongly support it. And for the first time, an absolute majority support lifting the U.S. embargo against the island, according to a new opinion poll released Thursday. But while generally favorable toward the president’s Cuba policy, Continue Reading…

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