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  • Hearing on Human Rights in Cuba
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    Human Rights in Cuba

    Advocates for Cuban political prisoners testified on that country’s human rights record. The witnesses were critical of the Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba.

  • Hearing on USCuba Relations
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    U.S.-Cuba Relations

    State, Treasury, and Commerce Department officials testified on the Obama’s administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba and lift many travel and economic sanctions that had…

  • Cuban Travel Ban
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    Cuban Travel Ban

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to lift the ban on travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba. Among the issues addressed were the potential impact on Cuba’s government and Cuba’s human…

  • The Future for Cuba
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    The Future for Cuba

    Philip Peters talked about Fidel Castro’s announcement that he is stepping down. After nearly 50 years in power, the 81-year-old leader of Cuba announced on February 19 that he would step down as…

  • emExposing the Real Che Guevaraem
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    Exposing the Real Che Guevara

    Humberto Fontova talked about his book Exposing the Real Che Guevara and the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him, published by Sentinel. He argued that the popular image of Che Guevara as a…

  • US Policy Toward Cuba
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    U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

    Following an announcement at the White House by President Bush on policy toward Cuba, officials spoke to reporters about the announcement and relations with Cuba. The president’s proposal…

  • Cuban Political Prisoners Initiative
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    Cuban Political Prisoners Initiative

    Congressional leaders announced a new initiative to free political prisoners in Cuba. The news conference was held on the eve of Former President Carter’s trip to the island in order to…

  • Elian Gonzalez Case
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    Elian Gonzalez Case

    Republican leaders spoke to reporters about the Clinton administration’s demand that Elian Gonzalez be returned to his father in Cuba. They said that the position strengthened President Castro,…

  • US Aircraft Downing by Cuba
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    U.S. Aircraft Downing by Cuba

    Committee members heard testimony from victims' relatives concerning the recent Cuban downing of two U.S. civilian aircraft piloted by members of a Cuban-American relief group and the U.S.…