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President Obama: Lift All Cuba Travel Restrictions Related to Environmental Sustainability

Posted by in Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, World News & Events on 24th February, 2014 | 2 Comments

Alamar-Urban-GardenJoin us to send an urgent message regarding US-Cuba environmental exchange to President Obama as his administration enters the final stretch of his second term.
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What Do Responses to Jay-Z’s Song “Open Letter” About Cuba Trip Mean?

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 23rd April, 2013 | 6 Comments

Cuban Rap and R&B artist Danay SuarezFurthering the media frenzy following Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent People-to-People cultural exchange to Cuba, a conversation has sprung up about travel to Cuba, through recorded and remixed lyrical songs. Jay-Z started off with the first track “Open Letter.” In this freestyle rap, Jay-Z responds to some of the criticisms of the trip: “politicians never did […]
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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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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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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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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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