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Americans Can Go to Cuba -- Just Don't Lay on the Beach!
Co-founder, CODEPINK: Women for Peace
On a recent CODEPINK trip to Cuba with a 150-person delegation, we found the island crawling with Americans taking advantage of the relaxation of U.S. travel restrictions and the historic thawing of U.S.-Cuban relations.
How Barack Obama Can End the Economic Sanctions Against Cuba
Doctor, Paris Sorbonne Paris IV University, Lecturer, Universi...
With the authorization of conventional tourism to Cuba, the business community would certainly put pressure on members of Congress, whose political careers depend largely on the private funding they receive from companies, to permanently end the economic sanctions against Cuba.
Parallels in Myanmar and Cuba Policy
Founder of Inle Advisory Group, focused on Myanmar and Asia, p...
This seems like a laundry list of "gives," but these are in fact incremental steps -- particularly given that the embargo remains in force -- that will improve the everyday lives of Cubans and their families abroad and begin to thaw relations between the two countries.
Truman-Era National Emergency Haunts Cuba Policy
William M. LeoGrande
Professor at American University in Washington, D.C.
In September, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum to extend the U.S. embargo against Cuba for another year, as every president since Jimmy Carter has done routinely.
Cultural Diplomacy in the Caribbean: Why the New York Philharmonic Must Go to Cuba
Arlene M. Roberts
Attorney and policy analyst
A visit by the New York Philharmonic, patrons included, would be a continuation of the improving trend in U.S.-Cuban relations.
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