Opening up Cuba: Is it time to end the embargo?

Marianela Toledo
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Mar 04, 2014 9:45 AM
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Opening up Cuba: Is it time to end the embargo?

MIAMI — Elena Freyre reminisces about the time before the recession when she owned a gallery in “Little Havana,” a downtown neighborhood that occupies several blocks — the center of social, cultural, and political activity in Miami.

Now she’s content to sell her art on the Internet and wait for the day when she can run a business in Havana. Not the neighborhood — the capital of Cuba.

“I can’t open a gallery in Havana at this time, but things are changing,” said the Cuban-American businesswoman.