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Marc Frank

Feb 14 2017

China piles into Cuba as Venezuela fades and Trump looms

HAVANA From buses and trucks to a $500 million golf resort, China is deepening its business footprint in Cuba, helping the fellow Communist-run state survive a crisis in oil-benefactor Venezuela and insulate against a possible rollback of U.S. detente. | Video

Feb 05 2017

In Cuba visit, Colorado governor sees government desire to work with Trump

HAVANA The governor of Colorado said on Sunday he believes the Cuban government wants to further improve relations with the United States under President Donald Trump, as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the Communist-run island nation.

Jan 25 2017

Cuban trade delegation visits U.S. as Trump ponders detente

HAVANA A Cuban trade delegation arrived in the United States this week to visit four states and six ports, even as the Trump administration pondered what to do with a fragile detente initiated by its predecessor.

Jan 18 2017

United States and Cuba complete deals as Trump era set to begin

HAVANA The Obama administration and Cuba continue to sign cooperation agreements this week, scrambling to complete negotiations on a range of issues with just days to go until Donald Trump is sworn in as U.S. president, potentially bringing a chill to relations.

Jan 17 2017

U.S.-Cuba detente supporters make last-ditch effort to sway Trump

HAVANA U.S. organizations that have worked closely with the outgoing Obama administration to improve relations with Cuba on Tuesday released a four-page letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him not to act rashly toward the Communist-run nation.

Jan 16 2017

Cuba, United States to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and other crimes

HAVANA Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering and other international criminal activities on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Jan 13 2017

Cuba’s Raul Castro meets with U.S. Chamber of Commerce president

HAVANA The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce met with Cuban President Raul Castro and in separate meetings with members of Castro's economic cabinet on Friday, as they prepare for the advent of a more hostile Trump administration next week.

Jan 12 2017

U.S. farmers ask Trump to stay the course on Cuba

HAVANA Dozens of U.S. farm and agri-business groups on Thursday urged President-elect Donald Trump to build upon progress made by the Obama administration in relations with Cuba, calling trade with the former Cold War foe particularly important at a time of a severe downturn in farm incomes.

Jan 12 2017

U.S. farmers ask Trump to stay the course on Cuba

HAVANA, Jan 12 Dozens of U.S. farm and agri-business groups sent President-elect Donald Trump a letter on Thursday asking him to maintain and build upon progress made by the Obama administration in relations with Cuba.

Jan 10 2017

Cuba, United States sign oil spill deal before Trump inauguration

Cuba and the United States agreed on Monday to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as they rush to conclude deals before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. | Video

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