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Old June 16th, 2017, 06:04 PM
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Default Did Trump ban all tourist travel to Cuba?

I thought I read somewhere that he signed an Executive order banning all tourist travel to Cuba. What happens to the cruises and people booked on them?
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No, cruises can still go to Cuba. As for travel he is making it so individual people can't go but if you with a group it is okay. I think he realized that if he did ban cruises and any form of flying he would have a problem as this are ways that some rich people make some of their money. The changes he is making is because Obama had made it open.

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Cuba was not fully open to American tourists. We could not go to Cuba like we can to Canada or Mexico.
Now Trump is putting his policy of hate and discord to a nearby country.
People from all over the world can and do go to Cuba. By keeping Americans out he is opening the door to more Chinese and Russian influence in Cuba.


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I read the thread title and thought it must be wrong, but Wow!!! did he give any reason for this seemingly absurd ruling, is this something that he really has the power to do without support from his party - have I mis-understood the term democracy

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I read the thread title and thought it must be wrong, but Wow!!! did he give any reason for this seemingly absurd ruling, is this something that he really has the power to do without support from his party - have I mis-understood the term democracy

Very confused of England.

Yes can do this as the things that he is changing were put in place by Obama and Congress had no say as none of it is law. He said it is to help the people of Cuba by not giving money to the military yet he was smart enough to not cancel cruises and air flights even though the money for them goes to the military. As I stated he did this because Obama had made the changes and while on the campaign trail he said he would make changes and some of the Cubans that lie in Miami and voted for him are rich and can persuade people to either vote for or against him.
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What trump did hurts the poor people of Cuba. But he is also trying to make changes that hurt Americans so that the way things are going to be.


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What trump did hurts the poor people of Cuba. But he is also trying to make changes that hurt Americans so that the way things are going to be.


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Two years ago we met an American couple at our resort in Cuba. They were from the Detroit area and had booked their stay out of Toronto. So If you want to visit Cuba you can be a totally free tourist if you go from Canada. I just saw ads for 1 week, all inclusive holidays for well under $1,000 CAD. Some as low as $599. (Flights, meals, drinks, room).
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Yes can do this as the things that he is changing were put in place by Obama and Congress had no say as none of it is law
Thank you for the info, I am completely shocked - in fact this is the 4th re-write of this trying to find the right word - maybe there isn't one.
We understand that Trump is trying to isolate the US from the rest of the world so that it can become self-sufficient and achieve strong growth - kind of like China, the Soviet Union of old, or even North Korea, but what next? no foreign travel for US citizens?
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Thank you for the info, I am completely shocked - in fact this is the 4th re-write of this trying to find the right word - maybe there isn't one.
We understand that Trump is trying to isolate the US from the rest of the world so that it can become self-sufficient and achieve strong growth - kind of like China, the Soviet Union of old, or even North Korea, but what next? no foreign travel for US citizens?
who knows. but what he is doing is not going to make the US self-sufficient, if a thing does not help him or his friends make money then to him it is no good so he is trying to change things he does not think is good because he does not read so has no idea what he is really doing
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In September, my wife and I will take our American passports and our American Dollars to Toronto and fly down to Cuba for another enjoyable visit.

The very polite Cuban Officials will stamp an immigration card and place it in our passports (for easy removal before visiting the USA). We will be staying in a very nice and quite inexpensive hotel, spending our vacation dollars the way we want - instead of the way Trump is telling us we must.

I will once again pick up some real Cuban Cigars (not the expensive fakes) for our friends. I will remove the cigar bands that identify them as Cuban before visiting the USA. Then the bands go back on to the cigars after passing US Customs.

Some of my friends are not happy that I am associating with the world's largest arms dealer (the USA), but they will just have to get over it.
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In September, my wife and I will take our American passports and our American Dollars to Toronto and fly down to Cuba for another enjoyable visit.

The very polite Cuban Officials will stamp an immigration card and place it in our passports (for easy removal before visiting the USA). We will be staying in a very nice and quite inexpensive hotel, spending our vacation dollars the way we want - instead of the way Trump is telling us we must.

I will once again pick up some real Cuban Cigars (not the expensive fakes) for our friends. I will remove the cigar bands that identify them as Cuban before visiting the USA. Then the bands go back on to the cigars after passing US Customs.

Some of my friends are not happy that I am associating with the world's largest arms dealer (the USA), but they will just have to get over it.

Enjoy! We have been there only once but would not hesitate to go back.
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Why does he need to do it? I can't understand!
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Why does he need to do it? I can't understand!
He is doing it because Obama had set opening Cuba up and if Obama did it he has to undo it, just being a petty man.
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Trump is mean, spoiled, arrogant and very selfish.


He is even stupid and evil enough to want to spoil and pollute the world that his grandchildren will inherit.


Nothing good will come from that orange clown.


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Trump is mean, spoiled, arrogant and very selfish.


He is even stupid and evil enough to want to spoil and pollute the world that his grandchildren will inherit.


Nothing good will come from that orange clown.


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Manuel, I have to agree with you. I have just been trying to be conservative with my words.
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Manuel, I have to agree with you. I have just been trying to be conservative with my words.

Nancy, you are just too nice.


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