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One Big Step in US-Cuba Relations, More Steps to be Made

Posted by in Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Reality Tours, Uncategorized, World News & Events on 20th July, 2015 | No Comments

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez raises the Cuban flag over the country's new embassy in Washington D.C. (AFP Photo/Andrew Harnik)There is still a long road ahead to mending the US-Cuba relationship. While restoring diplomatic relations is a start, issues like the blockade, travel ban and Guantanamo still require our vigilant attention and may take much more time to overcome. But for now, let’s celebrate the importance of today’s step, while keeping an eye on the many more steps that still need to be made.
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Princeton University Visits Cuba

Posted by in Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Reality Tours, Uncategorized, World News & Events on 9th July, 2015 | No Comments

IMG_3649Last week, the United States and Cuba formally announced they will restore full diplomatic relations and re-open embassies in Havana and Washington respectively on July 20th. Just a week prior to this historic announcement of re-opening embassies, Global Exchange sent Princeton University’s track and field team on an 8-day trip to Cuba
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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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