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tatertop Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-27-05 03:04 PM
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Why does the US make it so difficult to visit Cuba?
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Is it because Cuba ain't so bad after all and
the US does not want you to see this for yourself?
Are there any other countries where the US
deters travel to such a degree?
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  -Why does the US make it so difficult to visit Cuba? tatertop  Dec-27-05 03:04 PM   #0 
  - They do not want you spending money in CUBA. You can visit but  Vincardog   Dec-27-05 03:10 PM   #1 
  - It's the anti-Castro group in Miami  RockaFowler   Dec-27-05 03:11 PM   #2 
  - Batistas.  acmejack   Dec-27-05 03:41 PM   #20 
     - Fascistas  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:47 PM   #26 
  - The US Gov't. doesn't want US citizens to see the real Cuba.  CottonBear   Dec-27-05 03:13 PM   #3 
  - If that were the case, the US would WANT us to see it...  SteppingRazor   Dec-27-05 03:20 PM   #7 
     - We'll see if the younger Cubans vote Democratic. I hope so.  CottonBear   Dec-27-05 03:37 PM   #14 
     - Definitely a huge political generaiton gap among Cubans...  SteppingRazor   Dec-27-05 03:40 PM   #16 
        - That is good to hear! I hope that we can end the embargo soon.  CottonBear   Dec-27-05 03:43 PM   #23 
           - Cuba was never a threat to the US  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:50 PM   #31 
     - I too Have Been to Cuba  guajira   Dec-27-05 04:54 PM   #35 
        - Please see my message #24 below...  SteppingRazor   Dec-28-05 08:35 AM   #36 
  - Because forty plus years ago, Castro slapped the US silly  MadHound   Dec-27-05 03:13 PM   #4 
  - Moreover he seized US business assets. You can be communist or socialist  HereSince1628   Dec-27-05 04:02 PM   #33 
  - I think there's a direct flight from Toronto...  politicaholic   Dec-27-05 03:16 PM   #5 
  - They should hire you as a PR person.  tatertop   Dec-27-05 03:22 PM   #8 
  - Mexico and the Bahamas also have direct flights  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:40 PM   #18 
     - You can also fly into Cuba  stanwyck   Dec-27-05 03:50 PM   #30 
  - BFEE & a failed invasion that they jammed up JFK's ass.  Kansas Wyatt   Dec-27-05 03:16 PM   #6 
  - They don't want Castro to get rich on American dollars.  Cleita   Dec-27-05 03:23 PM   #9 
  - You can thank Little Havana for that...  jakefrep   Dec-27-05 03:23 PM   #10 
  - What is the "official" reason?  Disturbed   Dec-27-05 03:42 PM   #22 
  - OMG Look aty this for 94 EU/night, MEALS INCLUDED!  elehhhhna   Dec-27-05 03:32 PM   #11 
  - Then there's Cuba, Missori on Orbitz for 56. US LOL  elehhhhna   Dec-27-05 03:33 PM   #12 
  - Aw, man... if you're gonna go, don't stay at an all-inclusive resort...  SteppingRazor   Dec-27-05 03:37 PM   #13 
     - DUde I know--you're absolutely right,  elehhhhna   Dec-27-05 03:40 PM   #17 
     - Diving in Cuban waters not as good as at Cozumel, I'm told.  Divernan   Dec-27-05 04:52 PM   #34 
     - You been to Cuba, SR?  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:41 PM   #19 
     - Yeah, my first vacation after moving to Florida in 2000...  SteppingRazor   Dec-27-05 03:44 PM   #24 
     - Never Mind  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:42 PM   #21 
        - Meh, I seen it already you know?  SteppingRazor   Dec-27-05 03:47 PM   #27 
           - Cartagena, Colombia is awesome  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:47 PM   #28 
  - The Miami Cubans  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:40 PM   #15 
  - I've been wondering how this will hurt Castro  RockaFowler   Dec-27-05 03:46 PM   #25 
     - The Miami Cubans will tell you  RagingInMiami   Dec-27-05 03:48 PM   #29 
  - I would love to see Cuba before the corporate whores get their way  EOO   Dec-27-05 03:56 PM   #32 
     - It's real easy from Jamaica  malaise   Dec-28-05 09:29 AM   #37 

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