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Remove Cuba from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List


ACERE is proud to announce the development of our toolkit to remove Cuba from the SSOT list, a comprehensive resource aimed at helping individuals and organizations advocate for the removal of Cuba from this designation. The toolkit will be continuously updated with new content to support our advocacy efforts and can be used and shared by all.

Whether new to advocacy or a seasoned advocate, this toolkit will provide you with the tools and resources you need to make a difference. We want to encourage you to check back for updates. Thank you for supporting our efforts to promote a more constructive and respectful relationship between the United States and Cuba.


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Cuban and U.S. Private Business Sectors Sent a Letter to President Biden: Their Main Demand- Lift Cuba’s Designation as a So-called “State Sponsor of Terrorism”
Washington, DC – Nearly 9,000 Cuban and U.S. private business owners or representatives of around 270 business organizations representing thousands of businesses sent a letter to President Biden this morning. Among a list of seven concrete policy and normative changes, their main demand is to take Cuba off the U.S. State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT) list. Cuba’s designation on the SSOT list was unequivocally rejected as unmerited by the Obama…
Cuba and U.S. Business Sectors Letter to President Biden about Support to Cuban Private Sector
Mr. President Biden, Almost a year and half has passed since many of us sent you a letter with a similar request in November 2021. Soon, a year would have passed from the time when you announced measures to support the Cuban private sector in May 2022. We write once more, as Cuban entrepreneurs, self-employees, business owners and cooperative members, part of the rapidly growing Cuban private sector. We are…
Vote NO on H.R. 314 and Codifying Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism into Law
The Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE) urges all concerned individuals and organizations to contact their Congressional representatives and ask them to vote NO on H.R. 314, the FORCE Act. This bill would tie the hands of the President and the Secretary of State by preventing them from removing Cuba from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List until political demands for a transitional government unrelated to combating terrorism are…
ACERE is dedicated to promoting positive change in U.S.-Cuba relations. As part of our efforts, we have launched an advocacy campaign to Remove Cuba from the U.S. State Sponsors of Terrorism List. This designation has been in place for too long and has hurt the Cuban people and our relationship with their country. At ACERE, we believe in the power of collective action to create change. That is why we…
Lawyers ask Biden to Remove Cuba from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List
Washington, DC – ACERE, the Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect, announces the release of a letter to President Biden signed by prominent lawyers nationwide expressing concern over the continued placement of Cuba on the State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT) list.
Puentes de Amor Files Ethics Complaint Against Senator Marco Rubio
Grassroots members say Rubio is targeting and harassing them because they promote diplomacy and peaceful relations between the United States and Cuba In response to Senator Marco Rubio’s baseless defamation and harassment against Puentes de Amor (“PDA”) and war veteran and teacher Carlos Lazo, which includes calling upon the FBI to investigate them for allegedly representing the Cuban government, PDA members and citizens filed a complaint with the Senate Committee on Ethics denouncing Rubio’s  persecution campaign…

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The people of Cuba have long been suffering under an economic blockade by the United States that places restrictions on food, medicine, and even economic support from relatives. President Trump not only reversed President Obama’s move to strengthen relations but further tightened the blockade. Despite high hopes, President Biden has so far failed to bring about improved relations. After 60 years of failed policy, it is time to demand a different path forward.

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