Fabiola Santiago: With little US travel to Cuba, Trump's election-time rum, cigar sanctions are meaningless

Let’s call President Donald Trump’s election-time economic sanctions against Cuba what they truly are: a political play to run up the margins of his Cuban American vote in Florida.No hotel stays. No bringing home all the rum and cigars you can carry, Trump has mandated.But with little U.S. travel to the island in the era of COVID-19, his prohibitions are meaningless. There isn’t much revenue to take away from the Cuban government when people aren’t going there anyway.He announced the new round of prohibitions for American travelers Wednesday during a speech at the White House honoring Brigade …

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