MarketWatch: Is Now a Good Time to Book Flights to Cuba

MarketWatch 

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/is-now-a-good-time-to-book-flights-to-cuba-2018-07-17?mc_cid=b4b5cec037&mc_eid=23af3a5094

There has been a significant decline in tourism since this decision, said Gabrielle Jorgensen, director of public policy at Engage Cuba. “Americans should know that Cuba is still a viable option, and that the regulations did not change as much as many people think,” Jorgensen said.

 

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.”