Congressional Black Caucus members to visit Cuba today

04/3/2009 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

The visit to Cuba by members of the Congressional Black Caucus signals lawmakers' interest in lifting travel restrictions and easing the trade embargo on the island nation. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said the trip is about building a relationship with Cubans. "Diplomacy and a new way of looking at our foreign policy just makes sense," said Lee, who chairs the caucus.

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