Talking Points

Talking Points

Download PDF CLARIFYING THE HYPE OF NOV. 15. In response to questions and concerns, as well as misinformation, surroundingthe protests planned for November 15, 2021, and overall continued incendiary rhetoric related to Cuba, here is additional context and background thatmay prove useful. Role of the economic and humanitarian crisis facing Cubans in spurring frustration The…

Urgent Call for Action!
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Urgent Call for Action!

Congressional Sign-On Letter to POTUS to address humanitarian needs and restore engagement with Cuba Read the Letter here! We need your support on this URGENT call for action! Feel free to forward this! Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Gregory Meeks (D-NY) are circulating a Dear Colleague letter to President Biden regarding…

Read Dear Colleague letter to Address Humanitarian Needs and Restore Engagement on Cuba

Read Dear Colleague letter to Address Humanitarian Needs and Restore Engagement on Cuba

Take Action Now! Dear Colleague Letter Letter to Biden Leer en español Dear Colleague Letter Dear Colleague,             We invite you to join us on a letter to President Biden on advancing a U.S. policy towards Cuba that addresses the humanitarian and economic crisis and restores a policy of engagement on areas of mutual concern….

Cuban entrepreneurs and private business owners urge President Biden to lift sanctions and restore path to normalization

Cuban entrepreneurs and private business owners urge President Biden to lift sanctions and restore path to normalization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8th, 2021Contact: Elena Freyre (786)683-8241 cubaid7@yahoo.com allianceforcuba@acere.org HAVANA – On November 8th, 247 Cuban private entrepreneurs, businesses and cooperatives sent a letter to President Biden denouncing the harmful impact that U.S. sanctions have had on their livelihoods. Despite campaign promises to reverse failed policies of prior administrations, President Biden continues to…

Cuban Entrepreneurs Urge President Biden to Lift Sanctions that Harm Their Businesses

Versión en Español November 8th, 2021 Mr. President Biden, We write you as Cuban entrepreneurs, business owners and cooperative members who urge you to fulfill your campaign promise to resume the path of engagement and normalization that you began under President Obama.  We call upon you to reflect on the impact of your administration’s current…

URGENT: Action Alert to Vote NO on HR 760

URGENT: Action Alert to Vote NO on HR 760

Today there will be a vote on House Resolution 760 (H.R. 760), introduced by Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, which is condescending to the Cuban people, and undermines diplomatic engagement, normalization and sovereignty.  Several members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus have already expressed their intent to oppose the resolution, and will try to force a roll call…

Emprendedores cubanos instan al presidente Biden a levantar las sanciones que perjudican sus negocios

English Version VER ABAJO INFORMACION PARA ADHERIRSE 8 de noviembre de 2021Sr. presidente Biden: Los que escribimos somos emprendedores, dueños de empresas y cooperativistas cubanos que le instamos que cumpla con su promesa de campaña de retomar el camino del acercamiento y la normalización que se había iniciado durante la administración del presidente Obama. Le…

Talking Points

Talking Points

Download PDF U.S. embargo and sanctions are designed to cause economic crisis For 60 years, the United States has maintained an economic, commercial and financial embargo (also commonly referred to as a “blockade”) against Cuba.  The embargo’s explicit purpose – as stated by a secret State Department memorandum in 1960 – is to “to bring…

Statement by Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE)

Statement by Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE)

For 29 years, member states of the United Nations have voted on a resolution condemning the U.S. economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba. Today, the international community spoke nearly unanimously again, with 184 states against 2 (the United States and Israel). The world community has once again affirmed that this extraterritorial embargo which is…

Over 100 NGOs urge Biden to follow Obama and abstain from June 23 United Nations vote condemning Cuba embargo

Over 100 NGOs urge Biden to follow Obama and abstain from June 23 United Nations vote condemning Cuba embargo

For immediate release June 7, 2021 Contact:  Angelica Salazar (English), 415-259-9594/allianceforcuba@acere.org Elena Freyre (Spanish), 786-683-8241/cubaid7@yahoo.com  Over 100 NGOs urge Biden to follow Obama and abstain from June 23 United Nations vote condemning Cuba embargo Human rights, religious, and policy organizations call on the Biden administration to instead use the opportunity to announce a reversal of…