2016-03-30

Is This The Time For Americans To Invest In Cuba? (videos)

Is Cuba open to foreign investment?

Video above: FT.com’s John-Paul Rathbone looks at the hurdles investors are likely to face as Cuba aims to increase foreign direct investment. FT World published March 21, 2016.

Starwood (NYSE:HOT)--domain: starwoodhotels.com--has signed an agreement with the Cuban government to refurbish and run three hotels, the first return of U.S. hotel chains to the Caribbean nation in half a century, while Marriott (NASDAQ:MAR)--domain: marriott.com--has received permission from the U.S. Treasury Department to operate hotels in Cuba. (Source: Seeking Alpha). See also: Capitalizing On Socialism -- Obama, Cuba, And A Cubano Pair Trade - Chris DeMuth Jr. | Seeking Alpha.


Video above: Why Airbnb Has Been So Successful in Cuba - Other tech startups are also active there. (Published March 24, 2016)


My City: Havana - Video above published March 19, 2016, ahead of the U.S. President’s historic visit to Cuba. FT.com's John Paul Rathbone retraces his mother’s life in Cuba and gauges how the country is changing. He met a new class of entrepreneurs and talked to a journalist about life in a police state.






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