RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Trump administration on Monday, January 11th, announced it was returning Cuba to the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that could complicate any efforts by the incoming Biden administration to revive Obama-era detente with Havana.
Just nine days before Republican President Donald Trump leaves office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Cuba was being listed for “repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism” by harboring U.S. fugitives and Colombian rebel leaders.
Pompeo also cited Communist-ruled Cuba’s security support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, which he said . . .