Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined Cuban entrepreneurs on Wednesday to urge President-elect Donald Trump to continue President Barack Obama’s engagement with Havana, despite Trump’s threat to end detente with the island.

"There is bipartisan support for moving forward," said Democratic Representative James McGovern, at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol where four small business owners who had traveled from the communist-ruled country also appealed to Trump, as a businessman, to support continued opening.

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12/27/16 Cuba Bans Naming Statues Or Public Places After Fidel Castro
Reuters, Huffington Post
12/26/16 Cuban President Raul Castro Faces Deep Problems in 2017
Andrew Rodriguez, ABC News
12/26/16 AP's regional offices return to Cuba
Joe Uchill, The Hill
12/21/16 Scott urges Castro to bring freedom, democracy to Cuba
Peter Burke, WPLG
12/21/16 An opportunity for Donald Trump in Cuba
Carlos Gutierrez, The Hill
12/19/16 The Cuban rum industry is booming
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
12/19/16 Doing Business in a Post-Fidel Cuba
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12/19/16 Cuba announces home internet trial scheme in Havana
12/18/16 Was vote by Miami’s Cuban community a referendum on Obama’s policy?
Mary Ellen Klas and Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald
12/18/16 Reversing Cuba policy seen as a punch in the gut to Latin America
Franco Ordoñez, Miami Herald
12/18/16 American attorney defending Cuban dissident artist arrested, foundation says
Alex Harris, Miami Herald
12/15/16 U.S., Cuba explore renewable energy options
Daniel J. Graeber, UPI
12/15/16 On 2nd anniversary, Cubans race to sign U.S. contracts to secure opening
Alan Gomez, USA Today
12/15/16 Cuba wants to pay off some of its Cold War debt in rum
Ishaan Tharoor
12/15/16 Trump a big question mark for people in Cuba
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
12/14/16 White House hopes Cuba policy too 'irreversible' for Trump to turn back
Reuters, CBC
12/14/16 Cuba and Venezuela’s Ties of Solidarity Fray
Anatoly Kurmanaev, Wall Street Journal
12/14/16 Cuba Gets Back in Action as Big Film Shoots Return
Elaine Diaz, Variety
12/13/16 Cuba: Island of Baseball: Documentary focuses on risk, reward of Cuban defectors
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12/13/16 Cuba, in Clothes
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12/12/16 Google, Cuba Sign Allowing Faster Access to Company's Data
Michael Weissenstein, ABC News
12/12/16 Trump Presidency ‘Will Not Affect in Any Way’ Relations Between EU and Cuba
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12/11/16 Powerful anti-embargo Cuban Americans split over how close is too close to Castro regime
Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald
12/11/16 Google said to reach agreement with cuba for expanded service
The Guardian
12/8/16 Cuba’s Surge in Tourism Keeps Food Off Residents’ Plates
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Chabeli Herrera, Miami Herald
12/7/16 Current Record
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12/7/16 Will doors close on travel to Cuba?
Christopher Muther, Boston Globe
12/6/16 Cuban oil program accelerating
Daniel J. Graeber, UPI
12/6/16 Cuba, U.S. to discuss detente in wake of Trump election
Sarah Marsh and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters
12/5/16 "Raúl Castro at Fidel’s final homage: ‘We vow to defend the homeland and socialism’"
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
12/5/16 Dissident artist jailed in Cuba beaten and fed sedative-laced food, family says
Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News
12/4/16 Cuba tries to figure out political standing in Trump era
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12/4/16 Fidel Castro Laid to Rest in Cuba, Ending Nine Days of Mourning
Reuters, Fortune
12/1/16 The case for continued US-Cuba engagement
Alana Tummino, CNN
12/1/16 American Airlines Cutting Number of Flights to Cuba After Weak Demand