Monday, August 03, 2009

Courageous citizens defy US travel ban

WIVB

More than 100 people return to US via Peace Bridge

Updated: Monday, 03 Aug 2009, 8:45 AM EDT
Published : Monday, 03 Aug 2009, 8:45 AM EDT

* Kelly Hayes
* Posted by: Emily Lenihan

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - More than 100 courageous US citizens who have defied the country's ban on travel to Cuba will be returning home via the Peace Bridge.

About 140 Americans will be returning from Cuba Monday morning.

This is the 40th anniversary of contingent of the Venceremos Brigade to Cuba.

Members of the group, say they have the right to travel to Cuba and want to see the ban dropped.

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