Ibrahim Ferror (of the Buena Vista Social Club) deemed “detrimental to the interest of the United States”
I will sleep sooooo much better tonight, knowing that these dangerous people are not on the loose in the U.S.*
US authorities have refused to let five Cuban Grammy Awards nominees travel to Sunday's ceremony in Los Angeles.
Musicians up for best tropical Latin album award—including veteran star Ibrahim Ferrer—have not got visas.
Ferrer, 77, told press in the capital Havana: “I am not a terrorist. I couldn't be one. I am a musician.”
A US diplomat in Havana said the US administration could suspend the entry of people deemed to be “detrimental to the interest of the United States.”
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