Travel to Cuba : A worldwide right – An American Crime

2011.01.11

Havana at Sunrise

The election of a Democratic controlled congress in 2008 led many of us to believe that the ban on travel to Cuba might finally be lifted. For a lot of reasons, it never happened. The question of if it ever will should be back on the table. Surprisingly there is talk that the Republican house majority may just be the best way to get it through, with Tea Party conservatives offering libertarian solutions which could force this draconian one of a kind foreign policy to the historical scrap-heap where it belongs.

Meanwhile the rest of the world continues to see Cuba as the safe and interesting vacation destination that it is. A British cruise liner has docked in Havana, and Cuban tourism officials are awaiting many more

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/06/cuba-warm-welcome-british-cruise-liner

The Brits also poked fun at the American Embargo and Travel Ban, laughing at our 50 year folly.

http://travelblog.dailymail.co.uk/2011/01/cuba-why-does-america-treat-its-neighbour-like-a-pariah-state-send-in-the-cruise-ships-and-watch-cha.html