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Marriott says Trump administration orders it to cease Cuba hotel business | – Cuba Travel Article

Marriott says Trump administration orders it to cease Cuba hotel business | Marriott Sheraton Four Points, Havana CubaHAVANA (Reuters) – The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Communist-run Cuba, a company spokeswoman told Reuters, extinguishing what had been a symbol of the U.S.-Cuban detente. Starwood Hotels, now owned by Marriott, four years ago became the first U.S. hotel company to sign a deal with Cuba since the 1959 revolution in the mark of the…

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White House claims violence incited at Floyd protests linked to Venezuela’s Maduro | – Cuba Travel Article

White House claims violence incited at Floyd protests linked to Venezuela’s Maduro | The White House said Friday it has information that individuals linked to Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro have incited violence at protests in the United States spurred by George Floyd’s death.U.S. Sen Rick Scott also highlighted a similar report earlier in the week, promising Wednesday on Twitter that the U.S. government would crack down on any operatives tied to Latin American dictators who instigate conflict in Miami as…

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Ex-Congressman Rivera (R) paid millions to Venezuelan businessman close to Maduro regime | – Cuba Travel Article

Ex-Congressman Rivera (R) paid millions to Venezuelan businessman close to Maduro regime | Criticized as a hypocrite, former Miami Congressman David Rivera claims his $50 million consulting contract with an oil company owned by Venezuela’s government wasn’t meant to defend embattled President Nicolás Maduro but rather to remove him from power. However, the Miami Herald has learned that Rivera used some of his income from that contract to pay millions of dollars to a wealthy Venezuelan businessman closely connected to…

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FBI probes Mexican, European firms over Venezuela oil trading – sources | – Cuba Travel Article

FBI probes Mexican, European firms over Venezuela oil trading – sources | MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is probing several Mexican and European companies allegedly involved in trading Venezuelan oil as it gathers information for a U.S. Treasury Department inquiry into possible sanctions busting, according to four people familiar with the matter. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and special envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams told reporters late last month the State and Treasury departments were investigating whether several…

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Soup kitchen – The Only Underground Cuba Travel Guide – Cuba Travel Article

Soup kitchen – The Only Underground Cuba Travel Guide The situation here in Camaguey is deteriorating. Due to the crisis, the blockade (embargo) and distribution issues food is hard to get by and expensive if you can find it. The socially weak are getting hungry… I live in a bad neighborhood (really bad :-)). And have set up a soup kitchen for the elderly that have no support. It’s becoming a social project and growing a lot of people helping.…

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