This is the time to end once and for all the U.S. unilateral blockade against Cuba

Trump Turns His back On a Future with Cuba

By Jesse Jackson on June 13, 2017


In his perverse fixation on overturning all things Barack Obama, President Donald Trump now turns his attention to Cuba, the island located 90 miles off our shore.Reports are that the president plans to travel to Florida to announce that he will reverse Obama’s opening to Cuba, reinstate restrictions on the right of U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba and curtail business opportunities that Obama had opened up by executive order.

This is, in a word, ridiculous. The United States maintained an economic embargo on Cuba for more than 50 years. It plotted repeatedly to assassinate Fidel Castro and to overthrow his regime.

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Trump Cuba Policy: What Will Happen in Coming Months?

By Arnold August on June 19, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The official June 16 statement was barely uttered when the majority nationwide opposition to the Trump Cuba policy was once again reignited. Indeed, it was already extremely active and vocal before the Little Havana, Miami venue and date were announced on June 9.

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The First Results of Trump’s Speech in Miami

By Iroel Sánchez on June 17, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

July 30 is a day of national mourning in Cuba. On that date, each year, the streets of Santiago de Cuba are filled with a spontaneous pilgrimage as rose petals fall from the balconies and the people walk silently towards the cemetery.

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