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Seizing the Opportunity to Expand People to People Contacts

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Beszterczey,Dora (Author), Fernandez,Damian J. (Author), Gomez,Andy S. (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
Aug 2010
URL:
http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/research/files/papers/2010/8/cuba-beszterczey/08_cuba_beszterczey.pdf
Published:
Washington, DC: Latin America Initiative at Brookings
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Foreign relations, United States, Cuba, Emigrant remittances, Cuban Americans, Obama, Barack, Travel restrictions
Notes:
5 p., Last year, President Obama delivered the first step in his promise to reach out to the Cuban people and support their desire for freedom and self-determination. Premised on the belief that Cuban Americans are the best ambassadors for freedom in Cuba, the Obama administration lifted restrictions on travel and remittances by Cuban Americans; however, if US policy is to be truly forward looking it must further expand its focus from the Castro government to the well-being of the Cuban people. Tables.