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Obama administration loosens Cuba embargo with new measures

posted on January 29, 2016 at 4:31 PM

U.S. travel to Cuba has exploded since Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro declared detente in 2014. But U.S. hopes of building wider trade between American businesses and Cuba's private sector have been largely frustrated by Congressional... Full Story

Obama lays out his final year's presidential course

posted on January 15, 2016 at 1:39 PM

Obama lays out his final year's presidential course
The president delivered his final State of the Union this week, laying out a plan for his final year in office. One of Obama’s priorities will be building a global coalition that he says will be helpful in diffusing conflicts and building economies. Full Story

Cuban Trade Discussions Come to Senate Committee

posted on April 24, 2015 at 3:29 PM

Cuban Trade Discussions Come to Senate Committee
Praising recent action by both countries, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week became the first U.S. governor to visit Cuba since the thaw in relations with the communist island nation. And while Cuomo, Empire State business leaders and Cuban... Full Story

Market to Market (March 6, 2015)

posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:48 PM

Market to Market (March 6, 2015)
Full Program: Spring is just around the corner, but winter continues its assault on America. Frigid relations with Cuba thaw, “sweetening” prospects for expanded trade. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

U.S. Producers Look to Sweeten Relations with Cuba

posted on March 6, 2015 at 6:47 PM

U.S. Producers Look to Sweeten Relations with Cuba
Less than three months after President Obama announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, the business sector is actively sniffing out avenues of commerce between the former adversaries. Full Story

U.S. allows imports of privately produced products from Cuba

posted on February 13, 2015 at 12:59 PM

The Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a potentially important loosening of the half-century trade embargo on the communist island. Full Story

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink

posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:17 PM

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink
President Obama launched his 2015 legislative agenda this week to a Congress controlled by Republicans for the first time in his tenure. Full Story

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)

posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)
Full Program: Hand out the cigars, President Obama normalizes relations with Cuba. A faith-based effort in the Heartland aims to ‘feed a man for a lifetime...’. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba
This week marked one of the most significant policy shifts toward an adversary in over half a century, as the U.S. announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. Full Story

Holy cow! Bovine quadruplets born on Cuba farm

posted on September 20, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Holy Cow! A Cuban dairy farmer says one of his cows has given birth to four healthy calves, a highly rare occurrence. Full Story

Cuba Modifies Agriculture Laws

posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:24 PM

The new law published Tuesday allows farmers to lease more acres and allows farmers to build homes on leased land. Full Story

Despite Embargo Cuba Imports Daiquiris from US

posted on May 15, 2009 at 8:05 PM

MIAMI (AP) — Jugs of daiquiri mix. Gourmet nuts. Rolls of newsprint. Not exactly humanitarian aid, but still among the items sold to Cuba under an agricultural waiver carved out of the decades-old U.S. trade embargo. Full Story

US Farmers, Ranchers Push for Greater Cuba Access

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The farm lobby is using President Barack Obama's easing of some travel restrictions to Cuba as an opportunity to push for increased sales of rice, meat, vegetables and other goods to the island nation. Full Story

US Farm Sales to Cuba Rise

posted on February 13, 2009 at 8:02 PM

HAVANA (AP) - Cuba spent a record $710 million on U.S farm imports last year, a 61 percent increase over 2007, as hurricanes destroyed much of the country's farms, a leading trade research group said Wednesday. Full Story

For First Time in Decades, Cuba to Purchase Seed Potatoes from U.S. Growers

posted on August 3, 2007 at 8:08 PM

BISMARCK (AP) - North Dakota will ship 100 tons of seed potatoes to Cuba, marking the first time the communist country has bought U.S seed potatoes in decades. Full Story
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