U.S. tour groups call warnings about travel to Cuba baseless; vow to continue taking Americans to island

U.S. tour groups call warnings about travel to Cuba baseless; vow to continue taking Americans to island


By:  Elizabeth Llorente
Fox News

 

Dozens of U.S. groups that organize trips to Cuba say they are continuing to take Americans to the island despite the U.S. State Department urging people to reconsider their plans to visit.

“Twenty-four American diplomats suffered a direct attack to their health in Havana,” Menendez said to Fox News. “They suffered everything from severe hearing loss to traumatic brain injuries, for which some are still receiving treatment.”

 “The Cuban government is aware of the residences and address of all diplomats and employees,” Menendez said. “There’s no way our diplomats could have been targeted without some awareness or knowledge by some component of the Cuban intelligence services.”

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