The House Committee on Appropriations has adopted language in its must-pass FY'12 Financial Services Appropriations bill, which funds the Treasury Department, to repeal the Obama Administration's regulations on Cuban-American travel and remittances and restores the reasonable caps and limitations in existence prior to April 2009.See my interview with Claver-Carone which took place before today's developments.
This effectively eliminates the single largest source of revenue for the Castro regime and sends a strong message that its brutal repression -- including the taking of an American hostage since December 2009 -- is unacceptable.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Early report: Lawmakers propose tightening Cuba travel and remittances rules
Mauricio Claver-Carone of Capitol Hill Cubans is reporting the news: