By: Diane Benjamin
Keep in mind Cuba is a communist country.
Keep in mind human rights don’t exist in Cuba, especially if you are gay or oppose the government.
Keep in mind most of the population makes less than $20 a month.
Keep in mind, Cuba would love to have our tourist dollars – but they have very little to offer in return.
Bloomington’s mayor, Tari Renner went to Cuba from October 8th through October 15th.
Illinois Wesleyan University wrote a check to Bloomington to pay $800 of the trip.
The rest of it was paid for by the taxpayers of Bloomington:
No other expenses were received when I FOIA’d the information