In 2011, President Obama liberalized travel to Cuba for Cuban-Americans, students and religious travel, and created a new category–People-to-People–that permits ALL U.S. citizens to participate in “educational exchange” programs. But all other travel to Cuba remains illegal.
Congressional delegates opposed to normalization of travel to Cuba continue to work hard to eliminate these small openings.
The Supreme Court determined in the 1950s that, under the Fifth Amendment, U.S. citizens have a right to unrestricted travel. Yet the U.S. government continues to use the 1917 Trading With the Enemy Act to prevent U.S. citizens from traveling to Cuba as they wish.
Help secure YOUR constitutional right for unrestricted travel to Cuba!
What you can do…
- Join the Latin America Working Group (LAWG), which works closely with Congress to end travel restrictions
- Let your Congressional Reps know your expectations of them: To lift all travel restrictions and end the embargo on Cuba
Now that you’re ready to travel to Cuba, buy a Moon Costa Rica guidebook
Disclosure: I occasionally accept free or discounted travel when it coincides with my editorial goals. However, my opinion is never for sale. The opinions you see on my blog are my unbiased reflection of the good, the bad, and the ugly
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