Editorial: Cuba Trade Small Part of Positioning U.S. as Global Leader

The Daily Advertiser, Lafayette

“Cuba is enticing,” said Steve Linscombe, professor and manager at the LSU Rice Research Center in Crowley. “It’s close; transportation and shipping costs are low.” Louisiana rice growers were delighted when President Obama said he’d relax trade barriers between the U.S. and Cuba, which promised our farmers re-entry to that potentially lucrative market.

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