West Virginia & Cuba in the News

The Parthenon: Where Marshall Can Take You: Cuba

Seizing the opportunity offered by Marshall University to travel led second-year graduate student Bethany Buckner to Havana, Cuba, to study Latin American history. She mentions “visiting a farm-restaurant in the mountain region that was self-sustaining and finding out that they had Appalachian plants in their garden was the best part.”

Chicago Tribune: West Virginia business leaders eye Cuban opportunities

Miller, the senior scientist with Potesta and Associates, an environmental and engineering consulting firm based in Charleston and Morgantown, is anxiously planning a trip to Cuba, the island nation that has been isolated from the United States for more than 60 years.

West Virginia Record: WVU Law professor: Cuban baseball players vulnerable to human trafficking

Major international trade agreements between the United States and Cuba, especially pertaining to the rules that govern the pool of Major League Baseball players who reside from Cuba, are heavily going to affect the United States under the Trump administration, according to a law professor at West Virginia University.

West Virginia Gazette: West Virginia pilot helps group rescue cats from Guantanamo Bay

The caterwauling from the back of the twin-engine Cessna came from a crowd of unwilling passengers. Cats. There were 25 of them stashed in cat carriers bearing their names on strips of tape, among them Gomez, Groucho, Diablo, Droopy and Morticia.


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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-VA)   Cosponsor of  Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-VA)

Cosponsor of Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act