A Cuba Reality Check, From Golf Course to Myanmar Towers

(Bloomberg) — For companies seeking Miami attorney Pedro Freyre’s advice on how to exploit President Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba, two stories may serve as cautionary tales. One concerns an 18-hole golf course that took a Canadian designer eight years to build near the island’s famed Varadero beaches. The second involves the rooftop cell-phone towers […]

U.S. Companies Investing in Myanmar Must Show Steps to Respect Human Rights

WASHINGTON — When the Obama administration lifted economic sanctions on Myanmar last year, encouraging American investments after decades of treating the nation as a pariah, it did so with a significant caveat. President U Thein Sein of Myanmar in the Oval Office in May, where he met with President Obama. For the first time, effective […]