President Trump is expected to announce a new US government policy towards Cuba today — a move that is likely to reverse some of the Obama administration’s openings to the communist-led island.
The details will be laid out in a speech to a mainly Cuban-American audience in Miami.
Changes expected include an explicit ban on all business between US companies and Cuban counterparts that are controlled by the military. Cuba’s Revolutionary Armed Forces manage as much as 60 per cent of the state-run economy, including the island’s largest tourism company.
“We want to strengthen the Cuban people without strengthening the Cuban military,” Marco Rubio, the US senator and former presidential candidate, said yesterday. The son of Cuban immigrants, Mr Rubio has played a key part…