From our What-the-Hell-Took-You-So-Long Bureau
Granma Euro-Lite (Reuters) reports that the U.S. Treasury Department has ordered Marriott to get out of Cuba by the end of August.
Marriott has been running an extremely ugly apartheid hotel in Havana for a while, on Fifth Avenue, in the once-glamorous Miramar neighborhood, despite the sanctions imposed by the Trumpinator on Castrogonia,
You can take a look at the hotel’s own description of its apartheid amenities HERE
As usual, the Reuters article is chock full of quotes from “Cuba experts” who are denouncing this development and calling for a return to the glory days of Obama’s total kiss-ass surrender to Castro, Inc.
Please note: Our Castrophilia filter has been applied to the text below.
Starwood Hotels, now owned by Marriott, four years ago became the first U.S. hotel company to sign a deal with Cuba since the 1959 revolution amid the normalization of relations pursued by former President Barack Obama….
… A company spokeswoman said the U.S. Treasury Department had ordered the company to wind down its operation of the Four Points Sheraton in Havana by Aug. 31. It would also not be allowed to open other hotels it had been preparing to run.
A U.S. Treasury Department spokesperson said it could not comment on specific licensing matters, but that the administration aimed to prevent Cuba’s military from using revenue from tourism to “oppress its own people”,
The Four Points Sheraton in Havana, like swaths of the tourism sector and economy at large, is controlled by the commercial arm of the Cuban military….
… The news comes two days after the U.S. State Department expanded its list of Cuban entities with which Americans are banned from doing business to include the military-owned financial corporation that handles U.S. remittances to Cuba.
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