Great news! Cuba tourism declines sharply

From our Bureau of Genuine Social Justice

Ha! Castro, Inc. is currently contending with a sharp decline in tourists, even though Canadians continue to flock to the island.

Of course, none of the usual suspects on the left side of the political spectrum have ever called for a boycott of the Caribbean slave plantation, even though calling for boycotts against anyone they dislike is one of their favorite moves.

Nonetheless, even without a boycott (such as the one that crippled the old apartheid South Africa), the numbers are down. And this means a cash crunch for Castro, Inc.

Genuine social justice: a murderous repressive regime is deprived of the money it desperately needs.

Ay! Que tristeza…You’re making me sad….

From Granma Euro-Lite (Reuters)

Tourist arrivals to Cuba plunged 23.6% on the year in July, official data showed on Wednesday, confirming the blow dealt to the sector by the Trump administration’s tightening of U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island.

Data from the Statistics Office had already shown a 20% drop in arrivals in June, after Washington that same month banned cruises to Cuba and made it harder for U.S. citizens to get an exemption from the ban on travel there.

The sustained decline reverses a boom in arrivals and therefore the broader tourism industry in recent years following the U.S.-Cuban detente under former U.S. President Barack Obama that President Donald Trump is now unraveling.

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1 thought on “Great news! Cuba tourism declines sharply”

  1. Well, there are definitely much better places to vacation, not to mention places that are better value for money.

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