PODCAST: Layoffs in tech and retail

Feb 6, 2014
There big cuts to jobs in the tech industry in January. Meanwhile the Governor of Tennessee wants to make community college in his state free. And European officials are considering new trade agreements with Cuba.

European officials to consider new trade with Cuba

Feb 6, 2014
What will this mean for Cuba's relationship with the U.S.?

Cuba makes bid for foreign investment with a multi-million dollar port

Jan 30, 2014
The $957 million overhaul of the port of Mariel, in west Havana, is being financed by Brazil, and is in the heart of a special economic development zone.

Cuba's drivers don't have to be stuck in the 50s anymore

Jan 3, 2014
Cuba has lifted its ban on importing cars.

In reversal, Cuba shuts down clothing businesses

Oct 30, 2013
20,000 businesses may be shut down.

6 places where buying a Coke hasn't always been easy

Sep 27, 2013
Coke's spread has been far and wide. But some countries have been tougher endeavors for the soda giant.

Cuba to lift travel restrictions for citizens

Oct 16, 2012
For decades, travel for business or pleasure has been extremely difficult for Cubans, but today the government says it is lifting its onerous exit permit process, starting in the new year.

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Cuba harvests oil off Florida coast

Jan 10, 2012
Oil deposits off the coast of Cuba could be worth hundreds of billions of dollars. But it will be years before the oil gets to market.

140 character communism

Nov 9, 2011
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The State of Cuba

Dec 9, 2010
Not that Cuba. The Cuba a couple of hours west of St. Louis on old Route 66. I visited there on a Marketplace assignment precisely ten years ago....