Trump administration imposes new limits on remittances to Cuba

Article author: 
Nora Gamez Torres
Article publisher: 
El Nuevo Herald and MSN
Article date: 
7 September 2019
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

Cuban-Americans won’t be able to send more than $1,000 to their relatives in Cuba in three consecutive months, according to new regulations published on Friday, the latest in a broad attempt by the Trump administration to increase pressure on the Cuban government for its violations of human rights ...

The Treasury Department is also eliminating donation remittances, a category that allowed Americans to send money to friends or organizations in Cuba. However, the administration will allow payments to non-governmental organizations and individuals in the private sector to promote their development “independent of government control.” ...