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Statement on Last Night’s Marathon Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum in Florida's 26th Congressional District

Oct 7, 2014

Statement on Last Night’s Marathon Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum in Florida's 26th Congressional District

#CubaNow Press Release

#CubaNow issues a statement on last night's debate in Florida's 26th Congressional District and the decision by some to dance around the issue of Cuba.

#CubaNow Launches TV & Online Ad Urging Cuban-Americans to Vote to Protect Their Right to Visit and Support Their Families in Cuba

Oct 6, 2014

#CubaNow Launches TV & Online Ad Urging Cuban-Americans to Vote to Protect Their Right to Visit and Support Their Families in Cuba

#CubaNow Press Release

#CubaNow today launched its first television ad, an unprecedented call for Cuban-Americans to vote to protect their right to travel to Cuba to see their families, sending a strong message to politicians who continue to cling to failed hardline policies.

Statement on President Obama Renewing Half-Century-Old Embargo on Cuba

Sep 5, 2014

Statement on President Obama Renewing Half-Century-Old Embargo on Cuba

#CubaNow Press Release

#CubaNow issues a statement on President Obama's decision today to renew the half-century embargo on Cuba.

Declaración de #CubaNow sobre la noticia de que el Senador Rubio y La Congresista Ros-Lehtinen enviaron personal a la China comunista

Aug 29, 2014

Declaración de #CubaNow sobre la noticia de que el Senador Rubio y La Congresista Ros-Lehtinen enviaron personal a la China comunista

#CubaNow Press Release

Si quedaba alguna duda de que hay un gran cambio en el panorama político del Sur de la Florida, este viaje le pone claramente un fin

Statement on News That Sen. Rubio and Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Sent Senior Staff to Communist China

Aug 29, 2014

Statement on News That Sen. Rubio and Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Sent Senior Staff to Communist China

#CubaNow Press Release

#CubaNow responds to a Tampa Bay Times story that top aides to Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen--noted opponents of travel to Cuba--traveled to China on a trip paid for by country's Communist government.

#CubaNow Statement on Google Chrome Being Available in Cuba

Aug 20, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on Google Chrome Being Available in Cuba

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#CubaNow issues a statement following Google’s announcement that it is now making Google Chrome available for download and use in Cuba.

#CubaNow Statement on AP Report of USAID Program Using Latin American Youth To Foment Political Unrest In Cuba

Aug 4, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on AP Report of USAID Program Using Latin American Youth To Foment Political Unrest In Cuba

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#CubaNow issues a statement in response to today’s AP reports on a USAID program described as “fraught with incompetence and risk" that sent Latin American youth to Cuba to foment political unrest, even after the arrest of USAID contractor Alan Gross.

#CubaNow Statement on Reopening of Lourdes Intelligence Center in Cuba

Jul 16, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on Reopening of Lourdes Intelligence Center in Cuba

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#CubaNow issues a statement following news reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin secured an agreement to reopen a signals intelligence base near Havana during his recent trip to Cuba.

#CubaNow Statement on President’s Year of Action Progress Report

Jul 10, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on President’s Year of Action Progress Report

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#CubaNow issues a statement on President Obama's new progress report and how he can take action now on Cuba and let the American people be our best ambassadors for freedom and democracy.

#CubaNow Statement on Independence Day

Jul 4, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on Independence Day

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#CubaNow Executive Director Ric Herrero issues a statement in commemoration of Independence Day and all those still living without freedom and independence.

#CubaNow Statement On The Passing Of Alan Gross' Mother, Evelyn Gross

Jun 18, 2014

#CubaNow Statement On The Passing Of Alan Gross' Mother, Evelyn Gross

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#CubaNow statement on the passing of Alan Gross’ mother, Evelyn Gross.

#CubaNow Statement on 2014 FIU Poll Released Today

Jun 17, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on 2014 FIU Poll Released Today

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#CubaNow issues a statement on the release of Florida International University's 2014 poll of Cuban-Americans in Miami-Dade, which found a majority of Cuban-American voters supported ending the embargo and lifting all travel restrictions.

#CubaNow Statement on Hillary Clinton Urging President Obama to Lift or Ease Cuban Embargo

Jun 6, 2014

#CubaNow Statement on Hillary Clinton Urging President Obama to Lift or Ease Cuban Embargo

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#CubaNow issues a statement on Hillary Clinton's revelation in her new memoir that she urged President Obama to end or ease the Cuban embargo "because it was no longer useful to American interests or promoting change on the communist island."

Statement On The Release Of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl And The Continued Detention Of Alan Gross
#CubaNow Launches Petition and Full-Page Ad in POLITICO on Unprecedented Letter Calling on President to Support Cuban Civil Society

May 20, 2014

#CubaNow Launches Petition and Full-Page Ad in POLITICO on Unprecedented Letter Calling on President to Support Cuban Civil Society

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#CubaNow runs a full-page ad on the letter to President Obama from 44 high-level signers calling on him to change Cuba policy, and asks readers to sign on.

#CubaNow Launches with Ad Buy Calling on President Obama to Take Action on Cuba Policy

Apr 28, 2014

#CubaNow Launches with Ad Buy Calling on President Obama to Take Action on Cuba Policy

#CubaNow, a new 501(c)4 organization, announced its official launch today in conjunction with an ad buy focused on President Obama, calling on him to take action on U.S.–Cuba policy. The launch comes almost exactly five years to the day since President Obama first took steps to allow greater contact between Cuban-Americans and their friends and families in Cuba, helping usher in more change in that time than had been seen in the previous fifty years.