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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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Vote Happening on Cuba Travel Ban Tomorrow

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, World News & Events on 29th June, 2010 | No Comments

2009.12.29-733The time has come. Wednesday, June 30th the House Agriculture Committee will vote on the “Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act.” What happens Wednesday will determine if this landmark legislation sees the light of day on the House floor this summer or dies in committee. Find out how to keep on top off what’s happening and how you can get involved.
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Help Re-Claim Freedom to Travel to Cuba

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, World News & Events on 24th June, 2010 | No Comments

VenceremosBrigadeWondering where things stand with the Cuba travel ban and how you can make your voice heard? Pam Montanaro, Coordinator of Global Exchange’s Eco Cuba Exchange, with the support of Leslie Balog and Drea Hightower of Global Exchange’s Cuba Reality Tours, have summed it up for you:
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