U.S., Cuba Agree to Commercial Flights

Next Step in Normalization of Relations

*Editor's Note:  Our own Avery Davidson will accompany Congressman Ralph Abraham and an agricultural trade delegation on a trade mission to Cuba on April 6th, 2016.  He will be reporting for the weekly television show "This Week in Louisiana Agriculture" and filing daily radio reports on the "Louisiana Farm Bureau Agri-News Radio Network."

Story by USA Rice

“Air travel between the two countries will help facilitate tourism, business, and economic activity in Cuba,” said USA Rice President & CEO Betsy Ward.  “USA Rice has been at the forefront of the push to open up trade with Cuba because we know normal trade will get the Cuban economy moving to create capital that can be used to purchase the products they need, namely U.S. rice.”

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