Cuba

U.S. must continue its engagement with Cuba

U.S. must continue its engagement with Cuba

A little over a year back, the United States re-established diplomatic relations with Cuba and eased the trade and travel restrictions that had been in place for decades. Educational travel is now permitted, and this has resulted in a travel boom as U.S. visitors have descended upon the island in large numbers (the standards for what constitutes “educational” being somewhat lax). Gone are the days of charters from Miami. All the major US carriers have convenient daily flights to Havana. American accents are to be found everywhere in Havana, but particularly in the watering holes associated with Hemingway.

There is less evidence of U.S. business presence there — although I did...

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