Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba

Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba

Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba

"We want to empower and we want to strengthen the Cuban people without strengthening the Cuban military, which controls a significant percentage of their economy".

Trump is expected to keep diplomatic relations, but make it tougher to travel to Cuba and not allow Americans to conduct business with organizations controlled by or tied to the Cuban military, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

Godinez is a professor in the department of theatre at Northwestern and the resident artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre, where he is the director of the Latino Theatre Festival.

However, diplomatic relations reestablished by Obama, including reopened embassies in Washington and Havana, will remain and travel and money sent by Cuban Americans will not be affected.

Though they do not go as far as some feared, the Trump policy changes laid out in the Miami Herald and Politico on Thursday take a harsher stance than the relative rapprochement in recent years and could dramatically affect USA business on the island. Two years later, the policy was loosened even further allowing for Cuban products to be treated like any other foreign products for American travelers.

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"If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S.as a whole, I will terminate deal", he wrote.

Communist-run Cuba said yesterday it was calling for municipal elections on October 22, kicking off the electoral procedure that should lead to the handover of power from Raul Castro to the next president.

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Trump aides said Thursday that Rubio was "very helpful" to the administration as it spent months reviewing the policy.

The alleged justification for the new policy is that it will pressure the Cuban dictatorship to give concessions on human rights and political liberalization.

Trump administration officials have debated possible changes to Cuba policy throughout the week, including at a meeting of the National Security Council on Tuesday.

What do the Cuban people think?

Rubio's embrace of Trump on Cuba is a slight break for the Florida senator, who has been a harsh critic of Trump's views policy toward hotbed areas like Asia, the Middle East and Russian Federation, and has faulted Trump's comments about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Trump will not go so far as to sever diplomatic ties with Havana or shutter the US embassy that reopened there in 2015. Marco Rubio, are supporting the President.

Polls suggest most Americans support the liberalized policy towards Cuba pushed by the Obama administration. This is the first time a sitting United States president has visited Cuba in 88 years. To a degree, he was right: Trump did beat the former secretary of state in Florida, providing the effective knock out blow to Clinton on Election Night. The Trump administration will argue that these businesses fund the oligarchy that runs the Cuban government.

"The president is not opposed to ANY [sic] deal with Cuba, he is just opposed to a bad deal", the statement read, adding that business-to-business relations were still possible, as long as "they don't enrich the Cuban military complex".

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