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Supporting Small Business in Cuba: Recommendations for Private and Public Sector Leaders

Thursday, March 31, 2011

In light of the ongoing economic reform process in Cuba, the report outlines specific steps that can be taken by the Cuban government, the U.S. government, NGOs and foundations to assist independent small and micro-entrepreneurs in Cuba. ... Read More

Audio: Alana Tummino on Cuba's Growing Private Sector

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

AS/COA's policy director talks to Marketplace and Quartz about Cuba's expanding non-state sector....

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Video: Roberta Jacobson at the Cuba Opportunity Summit on Thawing Relations

May 01, 2015

The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs spoke with AS/COA's Susan Segal at Knowledge@Wharton's Cuba Opportunity Summit...

Video: Entrepreneurship and the Cuban Workforce (Cuba Opportunity Summit)

May 01, 2015

AS/COA's Alana Tummino guided a panel on Cuba's expanding non-state sector....

Interview: Ted Henken on Raúl Castro's 'Economic Mambo'

Friday, April 10, 2015

For every two steps forward the Cuban president takes with his economic reforms, says Henken, he takes one step back....

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Video: Entrepreneurial Cuba – A Discussion on Cuba's Emerging Non-State Sector

April 02, 2015

Raúl Castro's reforms have combined economics with ideology, diverging from Fidel's policies in an important, pragmatic way, say experts....

Bloomberg: Sabatini on Cuba's Relationship with the United States and Latin America

December 18, 2014

AS/COA's senior policy director puts recent U.S.-Cuba relations in a regional context, such as the island's ties with Venezuela....

CNN: Sabatini Explains How Cuba Will Benefit from New International Ties

December 18, 2014

AS/COA's senior director of policy explains why Cuba can benefit from its relationship with the United States rather than China, Russia, or Venezuela....

Audio: Christopher Sabatini on U.S.-Cuba Ties

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

On WYNC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, Sabatini spoke about the Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba. ...

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Video: AQ and Efecto Naím Interview with Cuban Blogger Yoani Sánchez

April 04, 2013

AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini interviewed Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez on economic reform and politics in Cuba....

BBC: AS/COA’s Eric Farnsworth on Cuban Leader Raúl Castro

February 28, 2013

AS/COA’s Eric Farnsworth speaks to BCC about Cuban leader Raúl Castro’s announcement to leave the presidential helm in 2018....

Fox: Christopher Sabatini on Cuba's Migration Policy

January 03, 2013

AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini tells FOXNews.com that Cuba's migratory reform lets more Cubans travel abroad, but the government can still limit travel by controlling the issuing of passports....

Cuba Eases Travel Restrictions For First Time Since 1961

October 17, 2012

AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth speaks to Al Jazeera about President Raul Castro's decision to lift the travel restrictions in Cuba.  ...

Video: The Death of Cuban Activist Oswaldo Payá

July 27, 2012

AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini discusses the Cuban activist's legacy, saying that while the movement for political dialogue in Cuba will continue, it will be hard to replace Payá's charismatic leadership. (en español)...