By: Roland Armando Alum <email@example.com>
(Image: U.S. Embassy building in Havana where Álvaro requested visas in 1980)
Synopsis & Resumen en Español
V--My Own Connection
Note for Chapter Three
Guantánamo Bay is an area in the southeast of Cuba that resides under United States and Cuban control. U.S.
Since Spain ceded Cuba to the United States in 1898, the relationship between Cuba and the United States has been convoluted and rocky.
While Cuba may be on many Americans’ travel bucket lists, Donald Trump is making this dream less and less attainable with each policy he passes. Not only are these increasingly tight travel restrictions affecting the thousands of US travelers that have dreamed of lounging on the beaches of Varadero or walking down the colorful Havana streets, the Cuban tourism industry is now struggling to generate profits like they once did.