U.S. trade embargo costs Cuban tourism industry 38 bln USD: official
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
HAVANA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Cuba's tourism industry has sustained losses of 38 billion U.S. dollars as a result of Washington's half-century trade embargo against the island, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said on Thursday.
During a report to lawmakers, Marrero added that recent sanctions imposed by the White House forced the ministry to downgrade its forecast of international cruise ship visitors in the second half of this year by 560,000.
In June, the administration of U.S. President Donald T ...