Biloxi proclamation By Clip Syndicate Today, Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich met with a Cuban official at Biloxi City Hall to discuss a variety of potential partnerships in Biloxi and the Mississippi Coast. Miguel Fraga was welcomed with open arms at Biloxi City Hall as he received a proclamation from Mayor Gilich. Fraga is the first secretary of the embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Washington, D.C. He hopes for improved relations between his country and the United States. “We’re trying to find opportunities for both countries. We believe the relations spent on good will between Cuba and the United States is the path we need to follow,” said Fraga. Mayor Gilich says both countries can benefit in a variety of ways from the partnership including future trade. “From tourism to commerce, all of these things became on the radar, and Miguel’s first visit down here is going to see every aspect of life and business opportunities here in Biloxi.” Both countries can benefit from medical exchanges. Fraga noted Cuba has a lung cancer vaccine that’s currently in New York. “Cuba has, right now, doctors in more than 60 countries. We have a good biotech industry. So, we need to find a way to do it, but there is a lot of potential for relation.” The topic of baseball came up in today’s proclamation. Hopefully, some things are in the works for the year of 2019. “Baseball is a passion for both countries. So, I’m sure that we can enjoy a wonderful tournament between Biloxi and Cuba,” said Fraga. Mayor Gilich said, “Baseball is huge. We are really excited about baseball as well as tourism and those kinds of things.” According to Fraga, Cuba received one million visitors from the United States last year. He believes this partnership will attract even more tourists to his country. “A lot of people here in the United States want to visit Cuba for many reasons, to see the old cars, to see the history there.” Fraga says the history between the Biloxi and Cuba brings them together since the founder of Biloxi is actually buried in Havana. ...Read More »
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Uncorked Fundraiser By Clip Syndicate This evening, the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce hosted its 14th annual wine tasting event “Uncorked.” Tonight’s event raises funds to support education programs of the chamber as well as small business grants. The 2018 theme was ‘Made in America,’ it highlighted both domestic wines and American cuisine. There was also a silent auction with dozens of items available, ranging from coffee to cruises. This is one of the chamber’s largest fundraisers of the year. ...Read More »
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