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18 Junio 2017, 03:26 | Crisanna Felipe
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An event is planned for Friday in Miami, where Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on American travel to the island and on U.S. companies doing business with the Cuban government.
Senator Rubio and President Trump haven't laid out specifics, but some worry the administration will make it more hard to travel there.
"We also very much want to see that kind of expansion of commercial interaction with Cuba", the official said. "Because if they had, they'd know that the only thing that restricting travel will do is devastate Cubans working in the private sector who have relied on American visitors to provide for their families". Marco Rubio - who were experts on Cuba policy.
Trump will not go so far as to sever diplomatic ties with Havana or shutter the US embassy that reopened there in 2015. In addition, they must take detailed records of all their financial transactions for five years to make them available to the US Treasury Department if requested, and also keep strict notes proving their compliance with the new order, otherwise they would be fined. Trump's changes would not go into effect until specific new regulations are written and put in place. But "the administration's intent", the official said, "is not to disrupt existing transactions that have [already] occurred".
Announcing the rollback of President Barack Obama's diplomatic opening during a speech in Miami, Trump said Cuba had secured far too many concessions from the U.S.in the "one-sided" deal but "now those days are over".
President Trump will not be closing embassies or breaking off diplomatic relations restored in Y 2015 after more than 50 years of hostility. By blocking transactions with companies linked to the Cuban military, Trump closes a foreign-exchange ticket, and at the same time sends a political message: You can not do business with the military. Airbnb recently reported that in just over two years, Cubans have earned almost $40 million by hosting tourists in their homes.
Slamming the brakes on U.S. -Cuba business deals, and once again, strictly limiting U.S travel to Havana. Only the U.S. Congress can lift the embargo, and lawmakers, especially those of Cuban heritage, like Sen.
The measures stop well short of upending Obama-era policies, which sought to end decades of isolation that did little to dislodge Fidel and Raul Castro's regime.
While tourist travel remained officially banned, Obama also allowed a broad category of "people to people" visits to Cuba.
Flights and sea links were reopened and travel increased to an estimated 400,000 Americans expected to visit the island this year. The White House officials indicated Trump would call for a tighter enforcement.
The Castro government is certain to reject Trump's list of demands, which includes releasing political prisoners, halting what the USA says is abuse of dissidents and greater freedom of expression. Saudi Arabia, like Cuba, is well known for human rights abuses.
But even as he curbs Obama's détente with Cuba, Trump will stop short of closing embassies or breaking off diplomatic relations restored in 2015 after more than five decades of hostility, USA officials said.
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