Cuban diplomat Miguel Fraga: ‘The door is open on our side’

Miguel Fraga, courtesy Joey Peters for MinnPost

Miguel Fraga, courtesy Joey Peters for MinnPost

From MinnPost.

As unlikely as it may seem, Minnesota is a hotbed for organizations and people interested in improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Tom Emmer, for example, sponsored multiple bills to end the decades-long U.S. economic embargo against the socialist island nation. Minnesota’s agricultural sector strongly backs the measures and stands to make an additional $47 million to $190 million per year in corn, soybean and dairy exports through increased trade with Cuba, according to a 2017 study from the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba.

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