AL.com: Sewell seeks economic opportunities for Alabama with Cuba trip
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, began a five-day trip to Cuba on Wednesday as part of a congressional delegation looking into more American economic opportunities in the island nation.
While there is a trade and travel embargo with Cuba, certain American agricultural products – Alabama's biggest industry – are exempt from the ban. The Yellowhammer state exported nearly a third of a billion dollars in products to Cuba last year.
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