Prensa Latina: Pennsylvania Joins Coalition against US Blockade to Cuba

Prensa Latina

http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=29402&SEO=pennsylvania-joins-coalition-against-us-blockade-to-cuba

With that step, the territory becomes the 18th state in this country to join Engage Cuba, a coalition based in Washington DC that is dedicated to promoting legislation to eliminate the economic, commercial and financial blockade that has been imposed on the Caribbean country for more than 55 years old.

 

 

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Cuba Trade Pushed in D.C.

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2018/jun/08/cuba-trade-pushed-in-d-c-20180608/?mc_cid=b2c1b9d8ca&mc_eid=23af3a5094

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn was joined by Crawford, a Republican from Jonesboro. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., were also panelists. The event was held at the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery. Engage Cuba, a coalition of businesses and groups that wants the embargo lifted, also participated.
 

 

 

Newburgh Gazette: Diaz-Canel is Cuba's New President as Raul Castro Steps Aside

Newburgh Gazette

http://diaz-canel%20is%20cuba%27s%20new%20president%20as%20raul%20castro%20steps%20aside%20newburgh%20gazette%20http//newburghgazette.com/2018/04/19/diaz-canel-is-cubas-new-president-as-raul-castro-steps-aside/

The new makeup of the government "bends slightly toward the side of reform and change", said James Williams, president of Engage Cuba, a Washington-based coalition of companies that wants to life the USA embargo against Cuba. 

Miami Herald: How One Republican Held Up the U.S. Senate Over Cuba Travel Policy

Miami Herald

http://amp.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/cuba/article209606669.html?__twitter_impression=true

James Williams, the president of Engage Cuba, a public policy group that lobbies for closer Cuba ties, said the delay tactics used by Flake are similar to legislative maneuvering used for years by pro-embargo lawmakers like Rubio and New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.

On Cuba Magazine: USA: Reactions to the New President in Cuba

On Cuba Magazine

https://oncubamagazine.com/noticia/eeuu-reacciones-encontradas-frente-a-nuevo-presidente-en-cuba/

Engage Cuba, a coalition of US companies and organizations seeking to improve relations with the island, said in a statement on Thursday that the new generation leadership in Cuba represents an opportunity for the United States to "reimagine" its policy in the 21st century "to promote better the change we would like to see.”
 

Bloomberg: Curtain Falls Cuba's Castro Era With Selection of New President

Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-19/castro-era-ends-as-cuba-s-first-post-revolution-leader-steps-up

The new makeup of the government “bends slightly toward the side of reform and change,” said James Williams, president of Engage Cuba, a Washington-based coalition of companies that wants to lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba. “How far they will go remains to be seen.”

ABC News: How the End of the Castro Era Affects US Travel to Cuba

ABC News

https://abcnews.go.com/International/end-castro-era-affects-us-travel-cuba/story?id=54570504

"Individual U.S. travelers to Cuba are the primary customers in Cuba's private sector, so these regulations have had the opposite of their intended effect," according to Gabrielle Jorgensen, director of Public Policy at Engage Cuba, a coalition of businesses and organizations lobbying to end the U.S.'s Cuba embargo.

El Nuevo Herald: Cuba Has a New President, but is it the End of the Castro Era?

El Nuevo Herald

http://www.elnuevoherald.com/noticias/mundo/america-latina/cuba-es/article209254209.html

Those who support the approach to Cuba, believe that the United States should take advantage of this historic moment to "show leadership and participate constructively," said James Williams, president of Engage Cuba. "If the United States leaves Cuba and does not lead, we can be sure that our adversaries in China and Russia will fill the void, and the loser will be the Cuban people.”