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Trump Administration Imposes New Sanctions on Cuban Cigars, Rum, and Hotels

September 25th, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 23 the Trump Administration imposed new sanctions on the importation of Cuban cigars and rum, including banning Americans from staying at hotels and other properties owned by Cuba's Communist government. Critics of President Trump see this action as another move to reverse President Obama's…
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White House Announces Strict New Measures for Travel to Cuba

June 12th, 2019
Americans Can No Longer Visit by Cruise or Under "People to People" Visas The U.S. Treasury Department has…
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White House Plans to Impose New Sanctions, Travel Restrictions on Cuba

April 26th, 2019
Actions Are Intended to Encourage Regime Change A White House announcement this month indicated that new sanctions and…
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U.S. Senators Want to Finally “Turn the Page” on U.S.-Cuban Relations

February 18th, 2019
Bipartisan Group Proposes "Freedom to Export to Cuba Act" In an effort to "open up engagement with Cuba,"…
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Rebels Without a Cause: What Will Come in a Post-Castro Cuba?

April 23rd, 2018
As Raul Castro nears his 87th birthday the Cuban President and main political force in the island’s Communist…
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Travel Tips on Purchasing Authentic Cuban Cigars

August 30th, 2017
The Search for the Authentic Cuban Cigar Whether you smoke cigars regularly or not, most American travelers who…
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June 16th, 2017
Challenges Cuba to Come Back to the Table with a New Agreement Speaking before an anxious throng of…
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Don’t Get Fooled – Spotting Fake Cuban Cigars

May 29th, 2017
For cigar smokers, one of life’s greatest pleasures is savoring a fine Cuban cigar. But, how do you…
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Cuba and the US: A Changing (and Challenging) Relationship

May 24th, 2017
The relationship between the US and Cuba has been fraught with tension for over 100 years. The problems…
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What’s President Trump’s Stance on Cuba?

May 23rd, 2017
Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has made headlines for virtually every opinion he holds.…
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