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US Announces Visa Restrictions on Cuban Officials

US Announces Visa Restrictions on Cuban Officials

From: VOA

The U.S. State Department has announced new visa restrictions on Cuban officials linked to what Washington says is Havana’s ongoing repression of opposition voices in the small Caribbean nation.

In a statement released Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said nine high-ranking officials from Cuba’s Interior Ministry and armed forces are no longer welcome in the United States after they helped target journalists and activists gathering earlier this month for pro-democracy protests.

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