Cuba Travel

Threat to University Programs in Cuba – Cuba Travel Article

Threat to University Programs in Cuba On the agenda of the upcoming NAFSA and LASA conventions should be discussion of the danger of renewed restrictions on travel to Cuba.  If National Security Adviser John Bolton is to be taken seriously, drastic steps are on the horizon to eliminate all forms of travel long denounced by his Western Hemisphere director Mauricio Claver-Carone as “veiled tourism”.  https://conta.cc/2XH1phf Presumably safe, if policy returns only to the Bush era, are semester long academic programs. …

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ATM in Cuba how-to and what-if? – Cuba Travel Article

ATM in Cuba how-to and what-if? Happens more than you think!Can I use an ATM in Cuba? The answer to that question varies… History of Cuban ATMs The internet never forgets and a lot of information is outdated to say the least. About 10 years ago the first ATMs became available but the first few years they only worked VISA credit and debit cards issued by non US banks. Hence the confusion that ATMs don’t work in Cuba. Then they…

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Cuba US People to People Partnership: Cuba related panels and events at LASA Boston May 24 – Cuba Travel Article

Cuba US People to People Partnership: Cuba related panels and events at LASA Boston May 24 This is an incomplete list, created from the topics that caught my attention at the annual convention of the Latin American Studies Association.  Many prospective Cuban participants cannot attend because of the complications of obtaining visas in Havana.  For complete program, click here    https://www.lasaweb.org/uploads/lasa2019-program-final_en.pdf Friday  9 a.m. film the Cubanos of Harvard 058 // INT – Workshop – Friday, 9:00am – 10:30am, SB Jamaica Pond…

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Cuba as an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Cuba Travel Article

Cuba as an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Cuba as an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Louis A. Pérez, Jr. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (This article was written prior to Presidents Obama and Castro normalizing diplomatic relations.  The Trump Administration has returned us to the relationship Perez describes so well.)As a nation we seemed unable to maintain a sense of perspective about Cuba.–Cyrus R. Vance, Hard Choices: Critical Years in America’s Foreign PolicyThe rationale of the Cuba policy no longer commands…

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