Text Size   Decrease Font SizeIncrease Font Size
static_slide_interior

Macon Telegraph: As some U.S. farmers see markets in Cuba, those in Florida see worries

PDF Print
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 09:12

(Washington, DC) Congress this week will be talking up the possibility of expanding agricultural markets to Cuba – a shift encouraged by U.S. farmers and some members of Congress, who see a $2 billion market just 90 miles from U.S. shores. But if they’re going to be successful, one group needs convincing: The farmers who live in the state that’s just 90 miles away from Cuba ... 

... Jason I. Poblete, a former Republican congressional staffer who’s an international regulatory lawyer with Poblete Tamargo LLP, supports the sanctions on Cuba but said he’d been critical of both parties and previous administrations for their Cuba policies. He predicted that there will be a lot of talk in coming months that Cuba is going to buy more agricultural products from the United States; Cuba might even increase purchasing for a while. “And then they’ll stop,” Poblete said. “What ultimately happens is that Cuba will buy if it sees that doing so will result in some political concessions.”

Read the entire story here.

 

Social Media

Twitter2Facebook2LinkedIn2 YouTube Icon 

Newsletter Sign-Up

Fill out my online form.

ViewOureNewsletter

Recent News

UPDATE 8-Statement on Continued Unlawful Detention of Zakka

Congress Introduces Resolution Urging Unconditional Release of Nizar Zakka and all U.S. Persons Held Unlawfully in Iran On Ma... [More]

Can ‘Dealmaker’ Trump Resolve the Decades-Old Cuba Property Claims Problem?

In 1959, as the Castro regime took control of Cuba, they nationalized all property owned by Americans on the island. This remains... [More]

©2016 PobleteTamargo LLP
Disclaimer
Attorney Website by The Modern Firm