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By Prensa Latina
The president of the Engage Cuba coalition, James Williams, has criticized the US Government’s decision to extend as of today the list of Cuban companies restricted to US citizens.
The Department of State announced on Wednesday that 26 new sub-entities were added to the list released on November 8, 2017, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s measures to further limit trade with Cuba and US citizens’ travels.
Some 205 enterprises allegedly linked to the defense and national security sector will be on the list as of Thursday, thus preventing US citizens from making direct financial transactions with these bodies, a measure that has been described as arbitrary by the Cuban government.
The Trump administration releases the updated list of sanctioned entities in Cuba. It rearranges its deck chairs into a sinking ship, Williams wrote on Twitter.
The head of the coalition that defends the end to the blockade imposed by Washington on Cuba questioned why, after more than 50 years of that failed policy, ‘failure is still doubling.