Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, has sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden asking him to restore and repair relations between the United States and Cuba.
Category Archives: U.S. – Cuba Relations
Cuba, Though Angered by Terror Designation, Is Looking Past Trump
The U.S. decision was made in “the death throes of a failed and corrupt administration,” Cuba’s president said. For Cubans, the change in administrations in Washington can’t come soon enough.
Open Letter to President-Elect Joseph R. Biden
Progressive and moderate Cuban Americans sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on January 12 requesting an end to the blockade and re-establish the policies of engagement with the island that he initiated in 2014 in the President Barack Obama administration.
The world voted ten times on a row in favor of Cuba at the UN
By José R. Oro / November 2, 2018 The General Assembly is the main organization of the United Nations. All member states are represented on it, each with the right to vote on important issues, such as peace and security, entry of new members and budget issues. These are decided by a two-thirds majority. The others, by simpleContinue reading “The world voted ten times on a row in favor of Cuba at the UN”
The US Government: Solely responsible for the end of remittances to Cuba through Western Union
By Yisell Rodríguez Milán / November 22, 2020 Lies, manipulation, coercion and the use of force have been among the principal tools of U.S. policy toward Cuba for more than 60 years. Ending what the world and Cubans, inside and beyond the Island, understand as “the Revolution,” is essential to achieving their objectives. In theContinue reading “The US Government: Solely responsible for the end of remittances to Cuba through Western Union”
Victory against Anti – Cuban blockade in the UN, triumph of good over evil
By José R. Oro / November 8, 2019 In this fall of 2019, which has already seen extraordinary victories of the Latin American progressive movement, Cuba is preparing for a new battle, perhaps the most bitter in a long time, to overwhelmingly approve the resolution condemning the blockade against our country, which is known inContinue reading “Victory against Anti – Cuban blockade in the UN, triumph of good over evil”
Lift the U.S. Embargo on Cuba
By Jacob G. Hornberger / March 3, 2020 The U.S. embargo on Cuba has been in effect for 60 years. It’s time to end it. The embargo makes it a criminal offense for any American to spend money in Cuba or to do business in Cuba. If an American travels to Cuba and spends moneyContinue reading “Lift the U.S. Embargo on Cuba”
The president has the constitutional power to unilaterally terminate the embargo on Cuba
By Robert L. Muse / October 8, 2020 Introduction Although it took a while, it is now commonly acknowledged that a president has the authority to unilaterally modify the United States embargo on Cuba. This power exists notwithstanding Congress’s attempted “codification” of the U.S. Treasury Department regulations that constitute that embargo. It remains little understood, though, thatContinue reading “The president has the constitutional power to unilaterally terminate the embargo on Cuba”
Pertierra: Hopefully, decency, and respect will prevail in US-Cuba relations with Biden Administration
By Roberto Bastida / November 9, 2020 Havana, November 9 (RHC)—Radio Havana Cuba conducted an exclusive interview with Washington D.C.-based Cuban American attorney José Pertierra. The reasons behind president-elect Joe Biden´s victory, prospects of Donald´s Trump´s resistance to concede, and expectations of Havana and Washington relations under the next Admistration, are some of the issuesContinue reading “Pertierra: Hopefully, decency, and respect will prevail in US-Cuba relations with Biden Administration”