Havana, February 10 (ACN) More than 50 political, religious and business organizations in the United States have sent a letter to the current administration of US President Joe Biden, calling for immediate measures to reverse the failed policies of former President Donald Trump. Affecting the Cuban people.
Also posted Copaminrix websiteThe letter proposes specific policy recommendations that should be taken by the current administration to start a constructive approach towards the Caribbean state, indicating that it would be in the interest of the two countries to move towards the normalization of relations.
It also urges the United States Congress to seek legislative measures aimed at removing restrictions on Havana and the eventual end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by Washington nearly 60 years ago.
“The policies of the Trump era have done nothing to enhance the relationship between the United States and Cuba or the well-being of the Cuban people,” said Jeff Thali, head of the Washington office for Latin America. The message posted by the Center for Democracy in the Americas on its website, and quoted on Twitter by Jose Ramon Cabanas, Cuban Ambassador to the United States
The North American academic also highlighted the growing support in his country in favor of normalizing intergovernmental relations, which “will open a space for cooperation and dialogue on topics ranging from environment and climate change to law enforcement, cooperation in the field of health and human rights.”
Lisa Haugard, co-director of the Latin America Task Force, confirmed that the Biden Harris administration “has the ability to put Cuban politics back on the right track with a pencil stroke.”
Since the arrival of the new democratic government to the White House, many personalities from the arts, politics and other sectors in North America have expressed their desire to resume the relations that President Barack Obama began with the Cuban people and against the blockade that suffocates the country. Antilles Economy.
In this sense, on February 6, Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon and chair of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced the Cuba-US Trade Bill 2021, which seeks to abolish outdated sanctions and establish normal commercial relations. With Cuba.
Alongside Wyden, the bill was joined by US Senators Patrick Leahy, Richard Durbin, and Jeff Merkley.
Likewise, actor Therese Gibson sympathized with the Antilles under the exclamation point “We love Cuba”, while at the same time describing the blockade as a racist measure.