Rep. Charlie Crist (D., Fla.) went on a secret trip to Cuba last month to meet with officials there as tensions between the United States and Cuba rose over Venezuela’s crisis.
Susan Rice, who served as Barack Obama’s national security adviser, accuses President Donald Trump of using his foreign policy solely to strengthen his domestic political position in a new op-ed.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is lifting a long-standing ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s Communist government since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
The Trump administration has reversed an Obama-era policy which stated Cuba’s baseball federation was separate from the country’s government, and has blocked Major League Baseball from signing players directly from the Communist nation to play in the United States.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela on Russia and Cuba, which he accused of dashing the “democratic dreams of the Venezuelan people” through a series of measures meant to foment continued unrest and provide cover to embattled strongman Nicolas Maduro.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in 1986 spoke of being “very excited” about watching the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s revolution “rising up against rather ugly rich people” and lambasted the New York Times for not telling the “real truth” about communism in Nicaragua, according to a newly surfaced video.
The Kamala Harris campaign announced Thursday that Rep. Barbara Lee (D.), a far-left California congresswoman known for her relationship with deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, would be its co-chair.
Key Republicans on Capitol Hill are warning the Maduro government in Venezuela, as well as Cuba, that they could be officially designated as state sponsors of terrorism, a status that carries the harshest of U.S. sanctions.
The oldest Western Hemisphere regional group, which was formed to promote peace and collaboration among regional countries, is coming under increasing pressure to take more forceful action against Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) said the United States should find additional ways to punish Cuba after the Canadian government confirmed that one of their diplomats assigned to Havana developed the same mysterious health problems that nearly two dozen U.S. personnel and other Canadian diplomats experienced.