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DOZENS of Cuban government businesses removed from US OFAC SDN list

Posted in Cuba Politics > OFAC

According to the US Treasury’s OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List for November 19, 2015, dozens of Cuban businesses (all run by the Cuban government) have been desisted. One would expect a surge in US based businesses to now start operations… Read More

OFAC releases updated SDN list removing some Cuba entities

Posted in Cuba Politics > US Embargo

Rob Sequin | Havana Journal Way down on page 13 of 14 on the OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL changes to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List dated March 24, 2015, you will see the list (below) of companies, vessels and individuals removed from the “SDN” list of entities… Read More

Another bill to end US Embargo - Freedom to Export to Cuba Act

Posted in Cuba Politics > US Embargo

Agriculture Ranking Member Senator Debbie Stabenow Announces Bipartisan Legislation Lifting Cuban Trade Embargo WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced her sponsorship of bipartisan legislation… Read More

Newly eased Cuba trade and travel restrctions released by OFAC

Posted in Cuba Politics > US Embargo

Courtesy of Marc Frank - Reuters TREASURY AND COMMERCE ANNOUNCEMENT OF REGULATORY AMENDMENTS TO THE CUBA SANCTIONS Amendments Implement Changes Announced by the President on December 17 Related to the Easing of Cuba Sanctions WASHINGTON - On December 17, 2014 the President announced a set of diplomatic… Read More

New US Cuba trade and travel regulations to be published soon

Posted in Cuba Politics > US Embargo

Excerpted from the New York Times Before any changes of US Cuba trade and travel policies can be changed, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) needs to publish newly updated regulations. The new regulations are expected to be published some time in January. Currently, General licenses, which require… Read More

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