New Cuba regulations for private enterprise on the island have a long list of don’ts

While the most successful of Cuba’s nearly 600,000 cuentapropistas, who work in the private sector, have been making money and are excited about trying to expand their businesses, Cuban bureaucrats, including some Communist Party stalwarts, and employees of struggling state enterprises, have been receiving “miserly salaries often in boring jobs to nowhere,” said Feinberg, a professor at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy and a Brookings Institution fellow.

Full article by The Miami Herald here.

Yes, it’s still legal to visit Cuba. Here’s how I did it.

Don’t let those daunting threats and menacing travel warnings fool you – for now, travel to Cuba is still perfectly legal for U.S. citizens. You just have to do it right. We procrastinated on planning a trip to Cuba, taking it for granted that once Obama opened the door to cultural exchange between Cuban and American people, it would only swing wider as time went on. Clearly, we were wrong.

Article by Orlando Weekly here.