Cuban Band That Partook in Repression Should Not Get U.S. Visa

Friday, December 13, 2013
The bipartisan delegation of Cuban-American Members of Congress have sent a letter to the State Department asking that the Cuban music band, "Arnaldo y su Talisman," led by Arnaldo Rodriguez , be denied a visa to visit and perform in the U.S.

On Tuesday, "Arnaldo y su Talisman," participated in repressive mob acts against Cuban pro-democracy leader, Antonio Rodiles.

Tragically, this group is apparently scheduled to perform in Miami in the near future.

The State Department should not issue visas to persons that participate in human rights violations.

This band should not be rewarded for its reprehensible acts.

Here is the letter: