In case you still have any doubt that the State Department knew exactly what it was doing in exempting Cuban dictator Raul Castro’s daughter from the visa ban for senior regime officials, just take a look at the picture below.
Those are State Department Diplomatic Security (DS) special agents flanking her.
In addition to protecting the U.S. Secretary of State and the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, DS special agents are alsoassigned to protect cabinet-level foreign dignitaries who visit the United States.
Thus, Mariela Castro was not merely a sexologist going to a conference in San Francisco.
And State knew that. Original article