Congress Mulls Opening Cuba To Travel, Trade

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 2:33 PM EDT) -- A panel of experts on Cuba and commerce urged a U.S. House of Representatives panel Thursday to support a recent bill aimed at loosening trade and travel restrictions to the Caribbean island as an effort to advance U.S. economic objectives, democracy and human rights.

The current embargo prohibiting trade, travel and most diplomatic contact has done little to effect change for the Cuban people and has hurt American trade interests, isolating Washington diplomatically and straining already tense relationships with other Latin American countries, the panel told...
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