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Interview

Americans seek compensation for assets lost in Cuban revolution

July 21, 2015, Richard Feinberg

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Richard Feinberg about the unresolved claims of American people and businesses who left behind property following the Cuban revolution.

  • In the News

    The United States wants to move beyond a Cold War-era approach to one of constructive engagement as a way to support and empower the Cuban people. Cuba needs the United States as an economic engine for its troubled economy and hopes to attract new foreign investment and human capital to update its socialist model, but without undergoing political reform. Building confidence and trust will be critical to the ability to move forward.

    July 20, 2015, Ted Piccone, Daily Mail
  • In the News

    In order for Cuba to become truly market-friendly, to have a favorable business climate for international investment, the outstanding [property] claims issue has to be resolved. What’s going to keep this relationship moving forward is, constituencies have to be created in both countries who are gaining from the normalization process.

    July 19, 2015, Richard Feinberg, New York Times
  • Blog Post

    10 economic facts about Cuba

    July 17, 2015, Fred Dews | comments

  • Blog Post

    Cuba slowly expands Internet access

    July 2, 2015, Jack Karsten and Darrell M. West | comments

  • Blog Post

    Event Summary: Time to invest in Cuba?

    June 5, 2015, Anna Newby | comments

  • In the News

    There's huge red tape. This is an economy that is state-controlled, and Cubans complain about how hard it is to do business or even get services. [But] you're seeing a lot of [American] companies wanting to figure out how to position themselves for the day when the embargo is gone.

    April 21, 2015, Ted Piccone, CNN
  • In the News

    To a large extent the ball is in the Cuban court. The administration has opened up some opportunities and the Cubans have to decide if they want to open those channels.

    April 21, 2015, Richard Feinberg, CNN
  • Blog Post

    A new Americas: Taking Cuba off the U.S. terrorism list

    April 15, 2015, Ted Piccone | comments

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