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US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Eight Cuban Officials

Sputnik International

By Alexandra Kashirina

January 6, 2022

In July, violent large-scale protests took place in Cuba due to poor living conditions, caused partly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the protesters were arrested and the US has imposed sanctions against a number of Cuban police and military officials.
The US Department of State on Thursday introduced restrictions on visa issuance for eight Cuban officials over imprisonments that followed the July 2021 protests, according to Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

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