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.
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.
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.