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Friday, November 07, 2008
Cuba Sanctions Likely to Ease
Wall Street Journal
As Candidate, Obama Said He Would Lift Restrictions on Family Visits, Remittances
By EVAN PEREZ
MIAMI -- The election of Barack Obama opens the door for the U.S. to relax sanctions against Cuba for the first time in more than a decade.
Mr. Obama, in a May campaign speech in Miami, went where presidential candidates have long feared to go by promising to lift restrictions on family visits and remittances by Cuban-Americans seeking to help relatives on the island.