ACERE WELCOMES BIDEN ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT OF LIMITED POLICY CHANGES TOWARDS CUBA

ACERE WELCOMES BIDEN ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT OF LIMITED POLICY CHANGES TOWARDS CUBA

On May 16, 2022, the Biden administration announced new measures towards Cuba, taking an important step towards restoring the policies of engagement and reversing some Trump-era policies.  ACERE welcomes the White House announcement, including the reinstatement of the Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program that will provide for the reunification of many Cuban families, as well…

Public letter to Mayors Cava and Suarez regarding the Caravan to End the Cuba Blockade in Miami

Public letter to Mayors Cava and Suarez regarding the Caravan to End the Cuba Blockade in Miami

May 12, 2022 Dear Mayors Cava and Suarez, We, the undersigned, represent the leadership of the Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE), a coalition of groups around the country that work to end the embargo on Cuba and promote engagement between the U.S. and Cuba. We are concerned about the threats being made against…

Acere Statement Concerning U.S. Migration Policy Towards Cuba

Acere Statement Concerning U.S. Migration Policy Towards Cuba

Recently, the United States and Cuba engaged in bilateral discussions regarding the U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords for the first time since 2018. We commend the Biden-Harris Administration for finally engaging with the Cuban government directly and in a respectful way. The Trump Administration had discontinued these bi-annual meetings, whose goals were to ensure orderly and safe…

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…

Alliance on Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE) Statement on Trump Administration’s Adding Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terror 

Alliance on Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE) Statement on Trump Administration’s Adding Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terror 

We are outraged to see that the Trump Administration has once again added Cuba to the list of State Sponsors of Terror. This is a politicized move that has one goal: to place obstacles in the path of diplomatic engagement and normalization that the incoming administration has pledged to pursue. It is particularly shameful for…