President Obama Meets With Cuban-Americans Ahead of Cuba Trip


By: Paul Benson

James Williams, president of Engage Cuba, an umbrella public-policy organization, praised the changes, but said it remained crucial for Congress to lift the embargo and travel ban. Now people can go by themselves for educational purposes.

Mr Obama’s critics have accused him of giving up too much in return for too little from Cuban leaders and of now taking a premature “victory lap”. “All these barriers are coming down”.