HAVANA — The imposing, seven-story structure with darkened windows sits just across from the Malecon, or sea wall, central Havana’s communal hangout. It is unadorned, flying no flags, offering few signs that germinating inside are seeds of a better relationship between official enemies.

The United States cut off relations and imposed a trade embargo with communist Cuba more than half a century ago. But at the so-called US Interests Section in Havana, 50 US diplomats and 300 locally hired Cubans are quietly working on a range of common challenges...



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Date Title
4/21/15 New York's Andrew Cuomo become 1st US governor to visit Cuba post-detente
AP
4/20/15 Cuomo leaving for Cuba on Monday in trade mission with reps from JetBlue, MasterCard, Pfizer, Chobani
Glenn Blain, NY Daily News
4/20/15 Cuba slowly begins to rejoin the global financial system
Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald
4/20/15 Cuban opposition men concede defeat in local polls
BBC
4/20/15 These 5 Facts Explain the Economic Upsides of an Opened Cuba
Ian Bremmer, Time
4/17/15 No Cigar: Obama's Cuba Critics Are Dead Wrong
Ted Galen Carpenter, The National Interest
4/16/15 Top GOP, Democratic Consultants to Push Congress to End Cuba Embargo
Byron Tau, The Wall Street Journal
4/14/15 Spaniards keen to invest further in Cuba before US lifts trade embargo
Juan Jesus Aznarez, El Pais
4/14/15 Statement on Cuba’s Removal from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism Files
Cuba Study Group
4/13/15 After Historic Cuba Meeting, Obama Has Hurdle of Delivering
The Washington Post
4/10/15 US and Cuba just held the highest-level meeting in more than 50 years
Reuters, Business Insider
4/10/15 Obama, Castro shake hands as U.S., Cuba seek better ties
Matt Spetalnick and Dave Graham, Reuters
4/10/15 Removal of Cuba from Terrorism List Will Result in Modest Easing of Trade Sanctions Files
Stephen Propst, Hogan Lovells LLP
4/10/15 Delisted in Havana: Taking Cuba Off the State Sponsors of Terrorism List
William LeoGrande, Foreign Affairs
4/9/15 U.S. business leader optimistic on lifting Cuban embargo
Daniel Trotta, Reuters