The University of Tampa will be hosting a national conference on Cuba starting this Friday.

Government and business leaders from around the country are due in town. They'll talk about the evolving relationship between the U-S and Cuba and discuss the implications of opening Cuban markets to U-S business. It begins at 8:45 AM on Friday, and will take place all day….Members of the public can attend for a $150 fee…

Lissa Weinman is a Senior fellow at the World Policy Institute based in New York City…She talked to WMNF about the level of trade that’s going on between the U.S. and Cuba, despite the 43 year old Trade Embargo (roll tape#1 o.q.�as it stands now�)

That’s Lissa Weinman, one of the organizers of the day long National Summit on Cuba that will take place in Tampa on Friday…For more information on the event, you can go to the web at

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