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  • 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 sample bank note with the face of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and the word "devaluated" is seen at a market in Caracas February 13, 2015.

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

  • WASHINGTON/ MIAMI, March 23- The December breakthrough that upended a half-century of U.S.- Cuba enmity has been portrayed as the fruit of 18 months of secret diplomacy. President Barack Obama and veteran Cuba specialists to forge the historic rapprochement. In a May 2008 speech to the conservative Cuban-American National Foundation in Miami, Obama set out a...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- The U.S. House of Representatives is moving toward a vote in mid-May on the annual half-billion-dollar defense policy bill, U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said on Monday. Both Republicans and Democrats in Congress strongly back providing such aid to the Kiev government and members have...

  • 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.

  • CARACAS, March 10- President Nicolas Maduro was seeking special decree powers from Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday in response to new U.S. sanctions, drawing opposition protests of a power-grab. Opposition leaders slammed Maduro, saying he was using the worst flare-up with Washington of his nearly two-year rule to justify autocratic governance,...

  • CARACAS, March 10- President Nicolas Maduro was seeking special decree powers from Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday in response to new U.S. sanctions, drawing opposition protests of a power-grab. Opposition leaders slammed Maduro, saying he was using the worst flare-up with Washington of his nearly two-year rule to justify autocratic governance,...

  • HAVANA, March 6- The chief of the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations met Cuban finance officials on Friday in what he believed was an unprecedented official visit to Havana to discuss the Communist-led country's debt. After previous negotiations had stalled in 2000, Cuba and the Paris Club have moved swiftly in the past year toward negotiations over a...

  • President Barack Obama said on Monday he hopes the United States will open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April. In an interview with Reuters, Obama also cautioned that it will take more time to fully establish normal relations with Cuba after more than a half-century rupture. Cuba is keen to have Washington's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 2- Less than three months after U.S. and Cuban officials agreed to restore diplomatic ties, Amazon.com Inc appears to be laying the groundwork to ship packages to Cuba. A "ship to Cuba" button was seen on Monday on Amazon's website by Reuters correspondents in Havana. It is unclear how quickly Amazon, the largest U.S. online retailer, could start...

  • President Barack Obama said on Monday that he hopes the United States will open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April. While critics, including some members of Congress, have called the end of U.S. attempts to isolate Cuba a gift to the authoritarian Cuban government, Obama said there are already signs it is prompting...

  • 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.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 28- A Mexican meat processing firm has become the first international company to get approval for an investment project in Cuba's first special economic development area, Mexico's foreign ministry said on Saturday. News of the investment follows December's agreement between the United States and Cuba to restore diplomatic ties after more...

  • EU and Cuba to restart talks after cultural dispute Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    BRUSSELS, Feb 27- Cuba and the European Union will hold a third round of talks in Havana next week aimed at increasing trade, investment and political dialogue after overcoming a dispute that delayed the negotiations, an EU official said on Friday. EU officials suspect that Havana may not have felt ready for a third round last year because they were due to discuss...

  • 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.