No business in the world would continue a strategy that has failed for 55 years.
It’s time Congress tries a new policy toward Cuba.
Engage Cuba VP Jim Bialick explains what a provision in the 2018 Farm Bill will do for farmers and U.S.-Cuba relations.
Engage Cuba President James Williams on the BBC discussing the significance of MLB's historic deal with Cuba allowing Cuban baseball players to join U.S. teams without defecting.
Today, President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law with a provision that will allow U.S. agricultural producers to use federal market promotion dollars for agricultural exports to Cuba. This is the first law to repeal part of the U.S. embargo on Cuba in nearly 20 years and lays the groundwork for comprehensive trade between the United States and Cuba.
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Expanding markets has long been a priority for our agricultural producers. A historic provision in this legislation gives them a much-needed win in their desire to trade with Cuba.
Today, Major League Baseball signed a deal with the Cuban Baseball Federation that will allow U.S. major league teams to sign Cuban baseball players living in Cuba.
Four years ago, President Obama announced the most significant changes in U.S.-Cuba policy in more than 50 years. Despite President Trump’s efforts to undo Obama-era engagement policies, the comparative progress is undeniable. [Photo: Getty Images]
Today, in a speech at the Freedom Tower in Miami, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced over two dozen new additions to the State Department's "Cuba Restricted List." [Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters]
James Williams explains why he founded Engage Cuba, what the coalition is currently focusing on, and why Engage Cuba’s work is more important now than ever.
On Thursday, Sep. 6, the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Western Hemisphere Subcommittee held a hearing on U.S.-Cuba policy. Witnesses from State Department Bureaus of Western Hemisphere, Diplomatic Security, & Medical Services; the Health Incident Task Force; and GAO testified before the subcommittee.
Today, a bipartisan group of over 60 agriculture associations, businesses, and elected officials across 17 states urged leadership of the House and Senate Committees on Agriculture to include a provision in the 2018 farm bill that the Congressional Budget Office determined would save $690 million over 10 years.