Trump Admin. Stops Cruises to Cuba

Headline Roundup June 4th, 2019

On Tuesday Morning, the Trump Administration announced a ban on cruise ships and recreational vessels from departing to Cuba. The Commerce Department and National Security adviser, John Bolton, indicated that the policy is intended to deny Cuba revenue and access to U.S. dollars. Restrictions on travel to Cuba were significantly lifted during May 2016. Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, decried the restrictions as an "attack on international law."

From the Center
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday ended the most popular forms of U.S. travel to Cuba, banning cruise ships and a heavily used category of educational travel in an attempt to cut off cash to the island’s communist government.

Cruise travel from the U.S. to Cuba began in May 2016 during President Barack Obama’s opening with the island. It has become the most popular form of U.S. leisure travel to the island, bringing 142,721 people in the first four months of the year, a more than 300% increase...

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From the Right
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The Trump administration on Tuesday ended the most popular forms of U.S. travel to Cuba, banning cruise ships and a heavily used category of educational travel in an attempt to cut off cash to the island's communist government.

Cruise travel from the U.S. to Cuba began in May 2016 during President Barack Obama's opening with the island.

It has become the most popular form of U.S. leisure travel to the island, bringing 142,721 people in the first four months of the year, a more than 300% increase over the...

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From the Left
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(CNN)The US announced major new restrictions on US citizens traveling to Cuba on Tuesday, blocking the most common way Americans are able to visit the island -- through organized tour groups that license US citizens to travel automatically -- and banning US cruise ships from stopping in the country.

American tourism is not explicitly permitted in Cuba. However, Americans can travel to Cuba if it is covered under specific categories, which included organized group travel, known as group people-to-people travel, until Tuesday.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the...

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