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Starting Friday, U.S. Will Ease Restrictions on Travel to Cuba

WASHINGTON — For decades, the aging tourist mecca of Havana beckoned, but the United States did not make it easy for Americans hoping to visit. They had to justify their trips to a government agency, apply for licenses, sign up with a company organizing “people to people” exchanges, or circumvent the law altogether by flying somewhere else first.

Obama to Use Détente as Cover for His Plans to Destabilize Cuba

US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro agreed to normalize the relationship in December but there is nothing to ensure a smooth process. The 50-year period of conflicts and mutual claims cannot be simply forgotten. The enrooted mistrust of the Cuban leadership towards the United States is hard to overcome.
  • Published in Opinion

Caricom’s Cuban challenges and chances

WITH the best intentions on the part of the Cuban government, the new relationship between the US and Cuba—welcome as it undoubtedly is —will pose serious challenges for the 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom).
  • Published in Opinion

US/Cuba changes wont take effect for weeks

eNews Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 29, 2014: President Barack Obama’s historic executive policy changes towards Cuba, as recently announced, has many excitedly thinking of travel to the island and the return trip with those prized Cuban cigars and rum.
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