New York governor goes to Cuba to promote US business

Cuba

The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, led a delegation of New York-based businesses like MasterCard, JetBlue and Pfizer on a trip to Cuba to meet with high ranking officials there. As CCTV’s Michael Voss filed this report from Havana.

New York governor goes to Cuba to promote US business

New York governor goes to Cuba to promote US business

The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, became the first United States governor to visit Cuba since the two countries announced that they would end their cold war standoff and restore diplomatic relations. As CCTV correspondent Michael Voss reported, he was accompanied by a high powered business delegation.

Highlights:

  • The delegation held a series of meetings with Cuban officials looking for ways to move forward.
  • Cuba’s struggling economy needs foreign investment. Twelve months ago the government passed a new foreign investment law offering tax and other incentives.