Cuba will not return U.S. fugitives to United States - Cuban FM
- Author: Audrey Hill Jun 20, 2017,
Jun 20, 2017, 0:13
Nor is Trump touching the ability of Cuban-Americans to travel freely to the island and send money to relatives there, or rules aimed at making it easier for US companies to do business in Cuba. The US president justified this policy with alleged concerns over the human rights situation in Cuba and the need to rigorously enforce the US blockade laws, conditioning its lifting, as well as any improvements in US-Cuba bilateral relations to our country's making changes inherent to its constitutional order. Reimposing restrictions on Americans' ability to travel to the country is one of the least defensible moves the administration could make. The cruise conglomerate added that it looks forward to upcoming Cuba cruises planned for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line, and has requested approval for other Carnival Corp. brands to travel to Cuba.
Responding to Trump's announcement, the Cuban government said in a statement that American attempts to fundamentally change the island were unlikely to succeed.
With senior administration officials claiming that the individual people-to-people travel license was "ripe for abuse", essentially allowing travel by individuals as long as they stated it was for educational purposes, the license will revert to being available only for group travel.
He and five other Republicans also warned that a cooling of relations with Cuba could threaten bilateral agreements with Havana to tackle human trafficking, illegal drugs and cybercrime. -Cuban relations was Cuba's invitation by other Latin American countries to participate in the 2015 Summit of the Americas.
Cuban's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. "The profits from investment and tourism flow directly to the military".
That could provide a reprieve for construction projects already under development in conjunction with GAESA, like Sheraton's Four Points hotel in Havana.
Trump's long-awaited Cuba policy has been reduced to an act of juggling. This will essentially shield US airlines and cruise lines serving the island.
Once again, the US Government resorts to coercive methods of the past when it adopts measures aimed at stepping up the blockade, effective since February 1962, which not only causes harm and deprivations to the Cuban people and is the main obstacle to our economic development, but also affects the sovereignty and interests of other countries, which arouses worldwide rejection. During his recent trip there, he failed to meet his campaign promise of moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and paved the way for a conflict between U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar shortly after his departure. "These persons will not be returned to the United States". Hillary Clinton's coronation was busted up by the American people, who rejected eight more years of the same lunacy. These results may explain why Donald Trump lost Miami-Dade County and the surrounding areas. Marco Rubio and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart.
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today defended his country " s right to grant political asylum to USA civil rights fighters, and made it clear that those people will not be returned to the United States.
The embargo, which Cubans call a blockade, has been condemned by the worldwide community every year for causing suffering among Cuban people, especially women and children. Be mindful that Cuba's pals are Venezuela, Russia and China. Although the president may believe that he has the support of the people on this policy shift, Americans and Cuban-Americans largely support rapprochement with Cuba.