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Support 5 Consecutive Days for the Cuban 5

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, World News & Events on 23rd March, 2012 | No Comments

Obama... Give me five!Since 1989, Global Exchange has played a leading role in the national campaign to normalize relations with Cuba our Caribbean neighbor. Our primary goals are: -End the U.S. blockade of Cuba -End travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba -Get Cuba removed from the U.S. list of “potential terrorist countries” -Support and learn from Cuba’s […]
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New U.S.-Cuba Travel Regulations and You

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Global Exchange News & Events on 22nd February, 2011 | 1 Comment

cubaeconomybuilding_bannerWondering about the Obama administration’s January 14th announcement that lifts some government-imposed restrictions on travel to Cuba for several categories of U.S. Citizens? Join us for a webinar on March 1st at Noon (PST) to learn about what the recent changes to US travel restrictions to Cuba mean for you. We’ll explore the opportunities ahead and what the ongoing constraints still are without normalized diplomatic relations between our countries.
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Help fully regain People to People travel to Cuba

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, World News & Events on 8th February, 2011 | 2 Comments

CubanSchoolChildren_bannerAt this time, staff from the Departments of State and Treasury are writing up the “guidelines” for these new categories of legal travel, determining which regulations will be interpreted liberally, allowing more US citizens to travel freely to Cuba, and which will be interpreted in a more rigid way, denying or obstructing the right to travel for US citizens. Contact Congress and help fully regain People to People travel to Cuba.
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Change in U.S. Cuba Travel Policy: What Does this Mean for You?

Posted by in Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, World News & Events on 20th January, 2011 | 4 Comments

cuba3So can I travel to Cuba or not? That’s what many Americans are wondering since the Obama administration’s January 14th announcement that it is lifting some government-imposed restrictions on travel to Cuba for several categories of U.S. citizens. Find out whether you fall into one of these categories, and a bit more about the recent change in U.S. Cuba travel policy.
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Highlights and Headlines from 2010

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, Fair Trade, Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 4th January, 2011 | No Comments

DSCN11712011 is finally here. So now seems as good a time as any to take stock of everything we’ve accomplished in the past year, to draw together our challenges and victories and lay them out there for you to see. Since there isn’t space enough to showcase everything, we’ve selected a few of our favorite highlights from 2010 to share with you:
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Cuba Travel Delayed . . . Again

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 29th September, 2010 | No Comments

MIDyiIcSByMVdAB-250Yesterday afternoon the much-awaited mark-up and vote on HR 4645 in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs was postponed.
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End the CUBA Travel Restrictions Once and For All!

Posted by in Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 27th September, 2010 | No Comments

MIDyiIcSByMVdAB-250This is it! The opportunity we have all been waiting for! The House Committee on Foreign Affairs (HCFA) will vote on HR 4645 on Wednesday, September 29, at noon. This means that they will be considering whether to lift the travel ban on Cuba…or not. We can win this, just like we won in the House Committee on Agriculture, with your help! …but we do need YOU, again! TAKE ACTION TODAY.
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Obama to Ease Educational Travel to Cuba?

Posted by in Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 17th August, 2010 | 2 Comments

MIDyiIcSByMVdAB-250In August, President Obama may decide to lift all restrictions on educational, cultural and humanitarian travel — the restrictions that Bush imposed in 2004. This early Fall is a very critical time to end all restrictions on traveling to Cuba! It is an opportunity we have not had for many years and an opportunity that will probably not come again for many years! The time to act is NOW!
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A Big Win for Travel to Cuba: Update

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 2nd July, 2010 | No Comments

CubanSchoolChildren_bannerIt’s not every day that we get to write you about a historic legislative victory for a more humane, sensible, and just U.S. policy towards Cuba; but today isn’t just any old day. In a thrilling “mark-up” session Wednesday in the House Committee on Agriculture, H.R. 4645, the “Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act” was passed by 25 votes to 20, putting us one step closer to ending the travel ban this year, in this Congress.
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HR 4645, the Freedom to Travel to Cuba bill, Passes out of House Agriculture Committee

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 1st July, 2010 | No Comments

photo-vigilThe House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, passed today, in a 25 – 20 vote, H.R. 4645, The Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act, that could end all Cuba travel restrictions for US citizens!
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