11.28.16

Congresswoman Lee Releases Statement on the Passing of Fidel Castro

Oakland, CA - Congresswoman Barbara Lee, a steering committee member of the Congressional Cuba Working Group, released this statement on the passing of Cuban President Fidel Castro:

‎"My deepest condolences to Fidel Castro's family and the Cuban people during this time.

While there are many disagreements between our countries, President Castro was a recognized world leader who was dedicated to the Cuban people. 

It is my hope that we continue to build on President Obama's efforts to end the failed embargo, lift the‎ travel ban and normalize relations between our two countries.‎"