The Florida Roundup: What's Actually Changed In Trump's New Cuba Policy?

Jun 18, 2017

This week on The Florida Roundup...

Two and a half years after President Obama moved toward normalizing relations with Cuba, a new President announces changes designed to keep America money away from the Caribbean island's military complex that dominates the island's economy. President Donald Trump returns to Miami to fulfill his campaign promise to rollback his predecessor's negotiations with Havana. 

Read more: Trump Rolls Back 'Completely One-Sided' Cuba Policy

Tighter restrictions on travel and business deals don't completely reverse course on thawed relations, but they do target tourism. The changes affect American travelers to Cuba and where they are able to spend money.

Myriam Márquez, executive editor for el Nuevo Herald, Univision's David Adams join WLRN's Americas editor Tim Padgett and host Tom Hudson to discuss what the changes mean moving forward. 

Plus, NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley and former senior fellow at the University of Miami's Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies Dr. Andy Gomez both join with details the new changes to Obama-era policy. 

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