A group of 44 former high-ranking U.S diplomats, civil servants, military officers and Cuban-American businessmen is calling on PresidentBarack Obama to further loosen a half-century embargo on the Communist regime in Cuba.
In an open letter sent to Obama, the group, which includes former Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte, former head of the U.S. Southern Command Admiral James Stavridis and Andres Fanjul, co-owner of sugarcane producer Fanjul Corp., called on Obama to expand the roster of groups allowed to organize travel to the island, authorize import and export licenses between the two countries’ private sectors and encourage the expansion of telecommunications in Cuba by permitting the sale of hardware...
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