Puerto Rican Government Interested in Opening Business Office in Cub
16 de septiembre de 2016, 16:32San Juan, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican Government is interested in opening an office in Cuba, with the purpose of boosting business relations between both Caribbean islands, for which it is currently trying to get approval by the United States.
Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla met yesterday with White House officials and highlighted the importance to Puerto Rico of being able to establish relations with Cuba.
The Puerto Rican governor highlighted the impact that the office would have on companies, industries and businesspeople from both countries, according to a communique by La Fortaleza, Puierto Rico's Execurtive headquarters.
Opening a trade office in Havana would increase the opportunities for our businesspeople, providing them with resources and information that otherwise, would not be available to them, and putting them in contact with potential clients, business partners and industrial representatives, Garcia Padilla explained.
Puerto Rico, which is subject to Washington's determinations to establish relations with third countries, due to its colonial status, has business offices in the Dominican Republic, Panama, Colombia and Peru, through which they promote business investment and exchange of products.
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