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Why You Should Travel To Cuba Now


March 27, 2017 

In a move sure to piss off everyone at Cuban coffee stands across Miami, President Donald Trump has yet to remove President Obama’s executive orders easing restrictions against travel to Cuba. Get ready to drink one dollar mojitos in a bar where Hemingway once puked if you are a student or part of a religious….

Mario Diaz-Balart Tries To Sneak In Anti-Cuba Law In AHCA


March 24, 2017 

The members of the Diaz-Balart political dynasty are at it again. This time representative Mario Diaz-Balart is trying to sneak in reversing president Obama’s political thaw with Cuba in the legislation known as the American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare. During the campaign Diaz-Balart pressured then candidate Donald Trump, along with his cadre….

U.S. Ends Cuba “Wet Foot/Dry Foot” Policy


January 12, 2017 

After decades of preferential treatment, president Barack Obama put an end to the automatic American residency granted to Cubans who reach the United States. Known as the “wet foot/dry foot” policy it was instituted by president Bill Clinton in 1995 in reaction to the “balsero” phenomenon. It stated that if you were found in the….

Trump Threatens To Rollback Cuba Reforms


November 29, 2016 

Well, that didn’t take long. Soon after the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, president-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to say that he will undo president Obama’s executive actions on Cuba if the Cuban government doesn’t meet his demands. He Tweeted, “If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban….

U.S. Government Removes Limit On Cuban Cigars And Rum


October 17, 2016 

The last time I was in Cuba, which was totally legal after president Obama lifted travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans, I was only allowed to bring $100 of Cuban cigars and rum home. That goes pretty quickly. I could pretty much only bring some for me but I had tons of friends and family who had….