RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Marriott International tourism company must leave Cuba before August 31st, after the US government under President Donald Trump refused to renew an operational license for the hotel chain's establishment on the socialist island state.

The operators of the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Havana were notified that their Washington-issued license would not be renewed, a spokesperson for the group told Reuters news agency.

The Marriott is the only American hotel operator in the island's tourism sector. This is possible because of a license issued in 2016 when US President Barack Obama resumed . . .

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