Oregon & Cuba in the News

Statesman Journal: What warmer relations with Cuba mean for Oregon

The United States' newly thawed relationship with communist Cuba likely won't mean Oregonians buying Cuban cigars at Lancaster Mall any time soon. However, it might mean Cubans could start to see Oregon onions, pears and cherries appearing in hotels and restaurants.

Washington Times: Oregon ag looks to benefit from improved relations with Cuba

It’s too early to tell what will come from this week’s visit by President Barack Obama and his family to Cuba - both politically and economically - but one outcome could be increased agricultural sales of Oregon products to the island.

Oregon's Champions

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) Cosponsor of Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act 

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

Cosponsor of Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act 

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3) Cosponsor of Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3)

Cosponsor of Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4)  Cosponsor of Cuba Agricultural Exports Act

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4) 

Cosponsor of Cuba Agricultural Exports Act