Business Cuba


  • Norwegian Cruise CEO: It's Cuba's time Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Norwegian Cruise CEO: It's Cuba's time

    Norwegian Cruise Lines CEO Frank Del Rio, shares his positive outlook for doing business with Cuba.

  • Time to invest in Cuba? Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Time to invest in Cuba?

    Philippe Pouletty, chairman at French biotech company Abivax, talks about the opportunities and market in Cuba right now.

  • Cuba opens doors to biz Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET
    Cuba opens doors to biz

    CNBC's Michelle-Caruso Cabrera sits down with Stefan Selig, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, to discuss American business opportunities in Cuba.

  • Gauging Cuban sentiment: Survey Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    Gauging Cuban sentiment: Survey

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, has the results of a new survey on how Cuban Americans feel about normalizing relations with the island country.

  • Look who supports Obama's open Cuba policy now... Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    A tourist buggy is drawn by a horse in Havana, Cuba

    The number of Cuban-Americans who support the decision to normalize relations with Cuba now stands at 51 percent, up from 44 percent in December.

  • Time to invest in Cuba? Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 6:52 AM ET
    Time to invest in Cuba?

    Tom Herzfeld, Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, shares his thoughts on where he is seeing investment opportunities in Cuba.

  • Things that will happen if Venezuela implodes Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 2:57 PM ET
    A bank note with the face of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and the word "devaluated" at a market in Caracas.

    Venezuela is on the brink, and the country's debtholders, trade partners and neighbors are bracing for the fallout.

  • One way to (possibly) make money in Cuba Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:23 PM ET
    A privately owned party supply store in Havana, Cuba.

    The founder of an investment firm is raising money for a private equity fund geared toward direct investment in Cuba.

  • Around the world in 90 seconds Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:23 PM ET
    Around the world in 90 seconds

    Holders of senior debt in an Austrian bank have found out they will lose money, and thousands mourned the assassination of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • The promenade in Havana, Cuba.

    A Mexican meat processing firm has become the first foreign company to get approval for investment in Cuba's first special economic development area.

  • US, Cuba begin to 'normalize' Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:56 PM ET
    US, Cuba normalizing relations

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-Minn.) is leading the charge to lift the Cuba trade embargo in a speedy fashion.

  • US travel company begins booking flights to Cuba Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:57 AM ET
    A young woman talks on her mobile phone as she walks past a mural depicting Cuban revolutionary leaders January 24, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. on Thursday started providing customers with a simple way to book a trip to Cuba online.

  • America's telecom foray into Cuba Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:10 PM ET
    America's telecom foray into Cuba

    Newark, NJ based IDT and the Cuban government are saying they have struck a deal to make IDT the first American company to provide direct interconnection to Cuba, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • CNBC update: Apple Pay in the USA Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 4:29 PM ET
    CNBC update: Apple Pay in the USA

    The U.S. will allow Cuba to sell some privately produced products to the U.S., and Apple CEO Tim Cook made a big announcement on Apple Pay, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Netflix 'plants flag' in Cuba Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    Netflix 'plants flag' in Cuba

    It's definitely a publicity move, says Brent Lang, Variety Magazine, discussing what's likely behind Netflix's motivation to enter a country where less than one-percent of the population has broadband access.

  • Netflix is coming to Cuba Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    A classic car sits outside a movie theater in Havana, Cuba.

    Starting Monday, a "curated" selection of movies and series from Netflix will be available for streaming in Cuba.

  • Netflix launching in Cuba Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Netflix launching in Cuba

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports people in Cuba will be able to subscribe to Netflix starting today.

  • Kayak's bet on Cuba Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    Kayak's bet on Cuba

    Insight to just how expensive it is to travel to Cuba, and how the demand is shaping up, with Kayak co-founder and CEO Steve Hafner.

  • Why Carnival isn't feeling a weak-oil boost Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:37 PM ET
    Why Carnival isn't feeling a weak-oil boost

    Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation, discusses how the cruise ship operator is seeking a balance between the effects of cheaper oil and a stronger U.S. dollar.

  • China's new playground: America's backyard Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 3:35 PM ET
    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they arrive to a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People on January 7, 2015 in Beijing, China.

    China is moving into the United States' backyard——but it's not clear if its Latin America investments are a negative for American interests.