Some companies are proceeding with caution until new regulations are written. How they’re crafted is expected to be the next battle between pro-engagement advocates and those who want to see business activity with Cuba severely limited.
The director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, the U.S. federal body that oversees Radio and TV Martí as well as the Martí Noticias website, resigned last week amid complaints by some dissidents and exiles about OCB’s editorial line.
There was a celebratory feeling inside the Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center, four blocks from where Trump made his announcement, as the leaders welcomed what they called a new era in U.S.-Cuban relations.
President Donald Trump visited the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami on June 16, 2017 to announce changes to the U.S.'s policy toward Cuba. Sen. Marco Rubio, Gov. Rick Scott, and Vice President Mike Pence all spoke before Trump.