dglobalnews.com Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work
Published: Wed, June 21, 2017
Medical | By Benjamin Edwards

Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work

Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work

"There are many risky places in this world to travel to, and with governments that provide less rights than Cuba, but we can still travel there". That declaration was not quite true, since there was no single deal to cancel. No more self-guided tours-but visitors can still bring back rum and cigars. However, Mr. Trump's companies continue to do business with Russian Federation, and the USA continues to purchase millions of dollars of manufactured products from China while both Russian Federation and China have significantly greater human rights violations than Cuba.

"Pope Francis helped our nations to come together in dialogue", Bishop Cantu said.

Referring to Washington's sanctions on Havana, which date back more than half a century, Rodríguez Parrilla said that history would force a U.S. government to lift them, and added that the Island will wait for that moment to arrive with "all the patience, resistance and decision". It is the prerogative of the current president to make whatever changes he wants to.

The Cuban Foreign Minister assured that Trump ignored the majority support to the lifting of the blockade and the normalization of relations with Cuba, by members of Congress, many of them Republicans, as well as the business sector, various civil society organizations, Cuban.Americans, the press, social networks and public opinion in general.

The order also aims to restrict payments to companies owned by Cuba's security forces. Although the exact contours of the new prohibition will thus not become clear until the State Department takes action, it is likely to impact travel and hospitality (given the outsized role GAESA plays in that sector), as well as potentially other sectors where GAESA has involvement.

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He was hit by allegations last month that he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security, which he denied. Clarke adviser Craig Peterson said the sheriff believes he is of better use to President Trump "in a more aggressive role".

"In all, though, it seems that Trump's announcement in Miami does not go quite as far as some had thought possible because embassies in the countries will remain open and diplomatic relations will continue", Ward said.

Cuba now has up to 70 political prisoners that have been granted political asylum. The US Conference of Catholic Bishops, as well as the Vatican, has long called for an end to the trade embargo, which has been in place for nearly 60 years.

"Embargoes", he said while addressing a group of young people during his visit to Cuba in 1998, "are always deplorable because they hurt the most needy".

"For decades, we have called for the U.S.travel ban and embargo against Cuba to be lifted", he continued in a June 19 statement.

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