US Congress Debates Travel to Cuba

HAVANA TIMES, March 3 – The US Congress began debate Tuesday on the draft budget for 2009, which includes a measure that would allow Cuban-Americans to travel to Cuba once a year instead of every three years as established by the legislation signed by George W. Bush in 2004. The initiative also includes the lifting of some current restrictions on the sale of food and medicines to the island, reported IPS.

However, the bill does not address the issue of the travel ban on the rest of US citizens nor other aspects of the nearly 50-year US blockade on the Caribbean island nation.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day
Picture 1 of 2

Veterans Cemetery, Tennessee, USA.  By Phillip Gregg (USA).  Camera: Nikon D810

Submit your pictures to our Photo of the Day section
You don’t have to be a professional photographer, just send an image (in black and white or color), with a photo caption indicating where it was taken (city and country), type of camera or cell you used, and a small description about it.
Note: it is better for our format if you send horizontal orientation pictures. Even square will work but vertical is a problem.
Send your picture with your name and birth country, or where you reside, to this email address: yordaguer@gmail.com