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We don't need gifts from the Empire," growled Fidel Castro, in a calculated rebuff to Barack Obama following his historic March visit to Havana.
For example, renters have to report passport information and length of stay for their visitors to the government in a timely manner and the Cuban government can tax renters as high as $300 per month irrespective of whether or not they have house guests.

The Cuban government estimates the U.S. embargo has cost the island more than $125 billion over the half-century that it's been in place.
As a college student in 2002, I was lucky to be part of a small group of Americans who gained legal passage to Cuba through a little-known educational byway.
When the Soviet Union dissolved in the 1990s, Cuban agriculture had to learn how to make do with what skills and crop inputs were available to them.
The federal government has grounded the latest bid from JetBlue Airways to provide a direct flight between Boston and Cuba. ... The Cuban and US governments agreed to resume commercial air travel between the long-hostile nations earlier this year.

Despite Cuba's unique governmental situation, the island's economic exposure to commodity shocks mirrors that of its Latin American neighbors.
American doctors will teach their Cuban counterparts how to treat their patients with problems such as cleft lips or palettes, facial and hand deformities and burn scars, and reconstruction from breast, head or neck cancer procedures.
Several US-based charities have said the Cuban government is refusing to let them fly in aid, while the US government's international development department, USAID, told The Sunday Telegraph that they have not sent any relief to Cuba - despite sending ...
Despite trade and travel embargoes with Cuba since the 1960s, the Twin Cities started sister city relationships with two towns in 2003 - Bloomington with Caibarien and Normal with Remedios.
Thursday, in preparation for the holding of the 71st UN General Assembly on October 26, the Ambassador of Cuba in Haiti, Luis Castillo Campos, presented at a press conference the report on the damage caused by the economic, commercial and financial ...
The Cuban government has imposed somewhat of a tax on American dollars, tacking on an additional 10 percent to the typical 3 percent exchange fee, netting us only 87 cents on the dollar.
When Southwest Airlines begins direct service Dec. 12 from Tampa to Havana, it will be cheaper and easier for locals to visit Cuba.
With little fanfare, the U.S. government recently amended regulations to allow Cuban government officials and members of the Communist Party to benefit from the softening of sanctions, including receiving cash remittances and other perks.
The little-known directive has raised concerns among South Florida Cuban Americans who are intimately aware of the Castro's government past success spying on the United States government. But others feel that the United States could and should share a ...
President Barack Obama's new 12-page directive on trade and travel to Cuba, widely heralded for its elimination of limits on Americans' purchases of cigars and rum, contains a largely unnoticed provision that has alarmed Cuban-Americans in South Florida.
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said it's dangerous for the United States to considering sharing intelligence with a country that is so closely ...

Two weeks after the ferocious storm plowed across the eastern tip of the island, schools were back in session and construction materials and heavy equipment from Venezuela and Japan had started to arrive, helping Cuban government efforts to clear roads ...
The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) hailed the latest efforts by the U.S. government to reduce barriers between the U.S.
The Cuban government has temporarily suspended the issuance of new licenses for private restaurants, popularly known as paladares, and has intensified the scrutiny of those already operating in Havana, warning owners that they must obey established ...
Both the U.S. Treasury's Office Of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) have announced new amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and Export Administration ...
This Directive takes a comprehensive and whole-of-government approach to promote engagement with the Cuban government and people, and make our opening to Cuba irreversible. In December 2014, following more than 50 years of failed policy, ...
People in the United States who enjoy smoking Cuban cigars celebrated Friday. The U.S. government ended its restriction on cigars, a tobacco product made in Cuba. The U.S. did the same for the alcohol called rum. Both are two well-known products from ...
"The Cuban government is addressing some of the business aviation issues; however, it is not accustomed to having general aviation and it is trying to streamline the process for itself and operators," said Kathy Self, director of compliance for ...
It's been suggested to him that that would be one option to fight against what he sees as the U.S.-sanctioned, illegal use by a cruise line of his family port in Cuba, which was confiscated by the Cuban government in 1960. But while he feels strongly ...
As the Federal government announces today new amendments to the Cuba regulations, the Lafayette International Center is inviting Acadiana residents to a ...
The Cuban government has temporarily suspended the issuance of new licenses for private restaurants, popularly known as paladares, and has intensified the ...
Members of Congress and legal scholars have raised questions whether President Barack Obama's Cuba policies violate the Helms Burton Act of 1996, which ...
That is the cigar brand owned by the Cuban government. And if you are a cigar aficionado, then you probably know this already - you might be seeing a lot more of them in the U.S.
It's already been said that hotels and more tourism sites will be built in Cuba. These add-ins could surely affect the very sheltered country that is Cuba. Though the Cuban government has to give the go ahead on these said hotels, their will definitely ...
When direct commercial flights began in August, federal air marshals were not allowed on them by order of the Cuban government. No TSA personnel can be stationed at the Cuban airports. All of the local airport employees for the U.S. carriers are being ...
The Cuban government decided that some of the lyrics in one of the group's songs did not line up with communist philosophy, and banned the group from performing.
STILL WORKING FOR THE CITY - Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, moved to Jersey City after the Cuban ...
The revolutionary government and working people of Cuba provided an opposite example - how the working class in power can organize socially, mobilizing their full human and material resources, and not leaving anyone to fend for themselves.
Because high-end Cuban cigars can sell for more than $100 apiece outside Cuba, every U.S. traveler can now legally bring back many thousands of dollars of Cuban products, potentially generating hundreds of millions of dollars in new annual revenue for ...
A slowdown in the growth of federal revenues, as well as rising government spending, pushed the U.S. deficit up in the 2016 fiscal year for the first time since 2011, reversing the trend of falling deficits as the economy recovered in recent years.
This Directive takes a comprehensive and whole-of-government approach to promote engagement with the Cuban government and people, and make our opening to Cuba irreversible. In December 2014, following more than 50 years of failed policy, ...
People in the United States who enjoy smoking Cuban cigars celebrated Friday. The U.S. government ended its restriction on cigars, a tobacco product made in Cuba. The U.S. did the same for the alcohol called rum. Both are two well-known products from ...
Meanwhile, spirits giant Pernod Ricard has partnered with the Cuban government to produce a Cuban-made Havana Club rum for several years.
In September 1993, the Cuban government authorized self employment in more than 100 occupations, primarily those related to transportation, home repair, and personal services.
Southwest Airlines has released launch dates and an introductory fare for its first nonstop flights between the United States and Cuba. The Dallas-based carrier said Thursday it plans to begin twice-daily flights from Fort Lauderdale to Varadero on Nov ...
Rubio said he wants change in the U.S. policy, but only if the Cuban government also offers change. Obama's efforts have all been one sided with no concessions from Cuba, he says. Democrats like Murphy, particularly in Florida, have followed Obama's ...
And Saul Berenthal, co-founder of Cleber - an Alabama company that has submitted a proposal to the Cuban government to manufacture light tractors and construction equipment in Cuba's Mariel Special Economic Development Zone - said the company ...
But Cuba is taking small steps in that direction. Before Fidel Castro overthrew the old Cuban government in 1959, a very small percentage of the population owned most of the land and business.
Soon after Luz dropped, the MC's performance at the now-defunct Icon Nightclub was abruptly canceled. Despite talks of "neutralizing ties," Rodriguez affirms it's because the club owners didn't like his harsh lyrics against the Cuban government, such ...
President Obama pulled in his usual haul of lavish but thoroughly impractical foreign gifts in 2015, including a Saudi package valued at $522,972 and his first-ever presents from Cuba's government, the State Department disclosed on Wednesday. Two top ...
Its imposition in 1962 was mainly a reprisal towards the new communist-led revolutionary government aimed at weakening their economy and thus, hopefully, their ability to stay in power.
Besides winning the United States's enthusiasm, this new generation of leaders will enlist foreign capital and at least a sector of Cuban American capital by reassuring them that the government will maintain total control over the state, the mass media ...
Cuba successfully implemented its hurricane preparedness strategy, which includes a rigorous evacuation scheme, and managed to avoid any loss of life.
Mirta Kaulard, resident coordinator of the United Nations Development Program in Cuba, said the U.N. also is coordinating with the Cuban government to offer humanitarian aid. On Thursday, helicopters carrying Cuban authorities and journalists arrived ...


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