Washington & Cuba IN THE NEWS

San Francisco Chronicle: Washington laments loss of ag trade with Cuba

The aisle of a Havana grocery store is lined with shelf after shelf of cheddar-flavored Pringles. At the deli counter, there are dozens of boxes of frozen fish sticks. Down another aisle, a brand of baby wipes fill the shelves. The produce section, meanwhile, is almost bare. A few bags of frozen fruits and vegetables sit in a glass case. 

San Francisco Chronicle: Lt. Gov. Owen, others, plan trade mission to Cuba

Lt. Gov. Brad Owen's office announced Friday that he is planning to lead a trade mission to Cuba in September. Ken Camp, Owen's chief of staff, said in an email that the trip is planned for September 4-10 and that more than a dozen people will be part of the delegation. 

Washington's Champions

  Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)   Cosponsor of  Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)

Cosponsor of Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act

  Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)   Cosponsor of  Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)

Cosponsor of Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act

  Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1)   Cosponsor of  Cuba Agricultural Export Expansion Act  

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1)

Cosponsor of Cuba Agricultural Export Expansion Act