A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has come together to co-sponsor legislation that would end the Cuban trade embargo. The bill is called the “Freedom to Export to Cuba Act” and would bring an end to all legal barriers for the U.S. to conduct business with Cuba. Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar says U.S. policy toward Cuba has been defined by …
U.S. Senate Republican Jerry Moran (more-ran) (Kansas) is calling for the United States to restore trade with Cuba. Moran recently reintroduced legislation to lift the trade embargo against Cuba.
House Agriculture Committee Examines American Agricultural Trade with Cuba The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to examine the potential for expanded agricultural trade between the United States and Cuba. Much of the conversation centered on the Cuba Agricultural Exports Act (H.R. 3687) and the potential for removing financing restrictions that have limited agricultural exports to Cuba.
Everett Griner talks about the politics behind trade with Cuba in today’s Agri View.