United States Cuba Policy & Business Blog

Monday, November 16, 2009

Cold Hard Cash, Cold War Politics

How Cuban American Hard-­Liners Influence Congress With Campaign Contributions
From our friends at the Washington Office on Latin America http://www.wola.org/ - the sad truth on how less than five thousand mostly wealthy Cuban American hardliners unduly influence the U.S. Congress; hold our nation's reputation in the world, and our American constitutional rights hostage through political money. Moreover, they do nothing to help the Cuban people by continuing to support the failures that are the travel restrictions and the embargo. The full report is below for you to read or download - TM
Nonprofit report: Pro-Cuba embargo money on the rise to congressional campaigns
LA Times
-Castro money shifts to Democrats: report
Reuters, 11/16/09
Report links donations, lawmakers' support of Cuba embargo
McClatchy, 11/16/09
Sol Melia to Gain Over U.S. Rivals from Cuba Travel Ban repeal
Bloomberg, 11/16/09
How Cuban-American Hard-Liners Influence U.S. Policy With Campaign Donations
Huffington Post, 11/16/09
Anti-Castro Cubans shift funding to US Democrats
Agence France-Presse, 11/16/09
Anticastristas donan dinero masivamenta a democratas
AFP en Espanol, 11/16/09
Report: Anti-Castro funds see dramatic shift to Democrats
The Hill, 11/16/09
Money affects Cuba policy
Miami Herald, 11/16/09
Cuba embargo supporters donate millions to Congress
Bradenton Herald, 11/16/09
Lawmakers shift on Cuba
Raleigh News and Observer, 11/16/09
Graves’ position on Cuba scrutinized
Kansas City Star, 11/16/09
Money and Cuba policy: cause and effect?
Cuban Colada, 11/16/09
Cuba Cash
Florida Politics, 11/16/09
Nonprofit report: Pro-Cuba embargo money on rise to congressional campaigns
Obama Chronicles, 11/16/09