This week's re-introduction of legislation fomenting tourism travel to Cuba is a good opportunity to remind people how this enterprise foments repression in totalitarian states; particularly in Cuba, where it's one of the Castro dictatorship's top sources of income.
Watch below (or click here) for a short video from the International Society for Human Rights called "Tourist Paradise," which explains it interactively:
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