PM Anticipating Full Lifting of US Embargo Againt Cuba

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Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says she’s looking forward to the lifting of the US embargo against Cuba.

She made the remarks on Saturday at the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama City.

It was the first time Cuba had attended the event, making it also the first time all 35 countries in the western hemisphere have gathered.

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The Prime Minister also used the opportunity to advocate for a reconsideration of how countries classified as “middle income” are treated.

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Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller speaking at the 7th Summit of the Americas.