TV ad to call for open relations with Cuba

NYC Havana Blog

Engage Cuba launches TV ad calling for end to travel and trade ban on CubaJames Williams, president of Engage Cuba

WASHINGTON – To mark its official launch, Engage Cuba began airing a new television ad highlighting the outdated restrictions on Americans that deny them the right to travel to and conduct business in Cuba. The 30-second ad titled “Guess What?” highlights the fact that Americans are free to travel anywhere in the world – except Cuba – and that an estimated $5.9 billion in annual U.S. exports are currently blocked by the outdated, Cold War-era ban on trade with Cuba.

Engage Cuba is a bipartisan public policy organization dedicated to coalescing and mobilizing American businesses, non-profit groups and concerned citizens for the purpose of supporting the ongoing U.S.‐Cuba normalization process and enacting legislation to reform U.S. travel and trade restrictions with Cuba.

The bipartisan group’s ad buy began running on June 16th in cable television on Fox News Channel, MSNBC and CNBC.

“Since December, we’ve…

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