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.
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.
Today, Engage Cuba President James Williams released the following statement on the news of the U.S. Department of State's decision to change its Cuba Travel Advisory from Level 3, “reconsider travel,” to Level 2, “exercise increased caution.”
On August 16, the Congressional Research Service issued a memo to members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the impact of the staff reduction at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.
Of the medical tourism hotspots around the globe, Cuba remains the only one with a flourishing biotech industry, high reported statistics in population health, and advantageous geography.
In July 2018, Cuba’s National Assembly approved a new draft constitution, which will be subject to referendum by the people.
Today, the Senate passed its version of the farm bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, with a provision to allow federal market promotion dollars to be used for agricultural exports to Cuba.
Today in Harrisburg, prominent leaders from across the Commonwealth launched the bipartisan Engage Cuba Pennsylvania State Council.
Thursday, April 19 marked a historic transition of power in Cuba. Rather than seizing the moment as an opportunity to rebuild relations, the U.S. seemed further from Cuba than it had in decades.
"The ascension of President Diaz-Canel marks a historic generational change in Cuba. While many will speculate on what this change will mean, much is unknown. What we do know is that the future of Cuba is for the Cuban people to decide, and we should play a constructive role in the process."