Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich returned from his four day trip to Cuba. The goal of his trip was to bring the Cuban National Baseball Team to Biloxi for a series game at MGM Park. He says Biloxi would need to get a collegiate team together in order to play. The mayor also used the […]
Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich is taking a swing at bringing the Cuban National Baseball team to Biloxi. Mayor Gilich takes off for Havana, Cuba tomorrow for a four day trip with four other Gulf Coast locals. Mayor Gilich and Biloxi’s Civic Innovation and Development Officer Cliff Kirkland have spent more than a year trying to […]
Tonight an international guest joined the Biloxi Yacht Club at dinner to discuss an event that would create a potential partnership between two nations. Commodore Diaz Esrich is visiting Biloxi from the Hemingway International Yacht Club, the only club in the entirety of Cuba. The commodore met with representatives from Biloxi’s Yacht Club and Mayor […]
On a visit to Havana, Governor Phil Bryant, said President Donald Trump should start talks with Cuba. Bryant went to the island to scout trade opportunities for the Magnolia state. Governor Bryant met with Cuba’s trade minister and said he had found his trip “encouraging.” Cuba watchers are looking closely for signs of how President […]
Developing trade ties with Cuba it’s something state leaders are working toward. The Mississippi Development Authority will meet with thouse who work in Cuba’s major sectors and industries at the end of October in Jackson, They’re set to discuss the legal environment and business opportunities in a wide variety of fields including energy and telecommunications.
Over the past two years, the Obama Administration has issued five rounds of regulatory changes to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba, but the travel ban still exists. Engage Cuba, an organization dedicated to the lifting of travel and trade bans to Cuba, made Mississippi the 10th state to hop on board the effort. News […]