US Business Associations Want Trade with Cuba

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 5 – A group of 12 U.S. business associations asked president-elect Barack Obama to lift the blockade against Cuba or at least ease the restrictions on trade and travel. Among the groups requesting a policy change are the US Chamber of Commerce, the largest business organization of the country, The National Retail Federation, the Grocery Manufactures Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, Business Roundtable and the National Foreign Trade Council.