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Idaho Potato Commission opening doors to Cuba

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was recently part of a delegation of 35 Idahoans, including Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, who traveled to Cuba to meet with government officials to discuss trade opportunities between Cuba and Idaho. The Commission focused primarily on ways to sell fresh and/or processed Idaho Potatoes into Cuba as potatoes are an important staple in the Cuban diet. Read More

Mountaire farms to start exporting chicken meat to Cuba

By the end of this month, Mountaire Farms will be shipping container loads of chicken to Cuba, despite U.S. trade restrictions on the country. Delaware joins 38 other states currently exporting to Cuba, which is located just 90 miles off the coast of Florida. Read More

Cuba to export cables to Latin America

Cuba is investing in its iron-and-steel industry to export high added value products to Latin America and the Caribbean, like electric and telephone cables. Read More

Cigar production up in Las Tunas province

The manufacture of exportable cigars continues to grow in Cuba's eastern Las Tunas province, despite the lack of experience of local cigar makers in this activity Read More

Cuba Strengthens Tourist Ties with Germany

Cuba is taking actions to strengthen tourist ties with Germany, as part of efforts to increase tourist arrivals in the Caribbean Island. Read More

ALBA Summit Creates New Model for Latin American Integration

The Fifth Summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) finished Sunday with important agreements to form a new model of integration for Latin America. Heads of state from Bolivia, Nicaragua, Cuba, and Haiti left Venezuela today after signing several strategic agreements and establishing a formal organizational structure for ALBA. Read More

Spanish court favors Havana Club rum in Bacardi claim

The provincial court of Madrid, the Spanish capital, rejected Bacardi's claims over the property of the Havana Club Rum. A Havana Club International Incorporated enterprise report says that the Spanish institution ruled against a suit filed by the famous Bacardi rum company over the property of the Havana Club brand in Spain. Read More

World, Cuba firms to Bolivia Fair

The central Bolivian city of Cochabamba welcomes about 750 companies from over 20 countries, among them Cuba as debutant, to attend starting today an important trade fair. Read More

Cuba not Alone in US-WTO Challenge

Eight countries supported Cuba s demands over the US failure to comply with decisions of the World Trade Organization s (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB). Read More

Cuba protests bank's decision on service

Cuba on Wednesday protested the decision by an Austrian bank recently bought by a U.S. consortium to stop serving Cuban customers. Read More

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