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How Might New Trump Administration Policies on Cuba Affect Houston?

How Might New Trump Administration Policies on Cuba Affect Houston?

An American classic car is seen parked in front of the Capitol building in Havana. President Trump's expected changes in policy toward Cuba could make it more difficult for Americans to visit the island and for U.S. companies to do business there. Javier Galeano/AP(Above: An American classic car is seen parked in front of the capitol building in Havana. President Trump’s expected changes in policy toward Cuba could make it more difficult for Americans to visit the island and for U.S. companies to do business there. Photo: Javier Galeano/AP)Later today (Friday, June 16, 2017), President Trump is expected to announce changes to the nation’s policies towards Cuba. Back in 2014, President Obama announced the normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba.

We explore what the last three years of that move towards normalization have meant for Greater Houston’s Cuban-American population — as well as our region’s economy.

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