Cuba Irma Relief: All You Need to Know

It has been an intense Summer for Cubans. First, in mid June, President Donald Trump announced he would undo the Obama era of friendship with a bit of his antagonistic cold war language. Shortly thereafter, in early August, Raul Castro announced he would freeze any new business licenses , which tossed a wrench in the…

Empower Caribbean Tech

(Photo: from Engadget) Calling All Financial Supporters: Our friends in Cuba tech are heading to TechCrunch Disrupt SF this September, along with other Caribbean entrepreneurs, thanks to the support of Project Binario, Latino Startup Alliance, TechBeach, and Caribbeans in Tech. The New Cuba will be joining (and covering) the startup delegation visiting the States, who…

Hello Trump. Now What?

(Illustration: Jasper Rietman for NY Times) Tomorrow is January 20th. It’s official. Mr Trump will now be our President, and despite all the other issues to face internationally, this blog post is about one thing only — How “the Donald” will be handling Cuba/US relations and how you as an American can help shape policy…

Cuba Takeover at Sundance

Utah is getting a big injection of Cuban fever at the start of 2017. We’ve spent the better part of the year reading about the importance of Cuba/US engagement from media outlets like New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and a myriad of other outlets. Journalists have played an important role in opening this discussion…