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News Cuba » Travel: What's the result of new Cuba restrictions? Lots of confusion

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-spot-cuba-new-regulations-20171210-story.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Here’s why. Travel to the Cuba of old (before 2014) was expensive and difficult for Americans traveling independently because they were required to apply for a license in one of a dozen or so categories. Individuals could travel to the island nation ...

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News Cuba » Travel: Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cuba-usa/cuba-tells-u-s-suspension-of-visas-is-hurting-families-idUSKBN1E60D3
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

While Cuba has a population of 11.2 million people, there are an estimated 2 million Cuban Americans in the United States. The Trump administration also issued a ban on travel to Cuba and in October expelled 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington. The Cuban ...

News Cuba » Travel: Cuba tells US suspension of visas is hurting families - Newsline

News channel or source: https://newsline.com/cuba-tells-u-s-suspension-of-visas-is-hurting-families/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Cuba tells US suspension of visas is hurting familiesNewslineThe Trump administration also issued a ban on travel to Cuba and in October expelled 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington. The Cuban foreign ministry said this had “seriously affected the functioning of the diplomatic mission, particularly the Consulate ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: U.S. policy is hurting Cuba’s entrepreneurs

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article189265484.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Limits on individual travel and calls for stricter enforcement have confused and scared U.S. visitors, many of whom are choosing to go elsewhere or canceling their Cuba travel plans. As a way of kicking us while we’re down, an unjust State Department ...

News Cuba » Travel: US policy is hurting Cuba's entrepreneurs - Miami Herald

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article189265484.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Miami HeraldUS policy is hurting Cuba's entrepreneursMiami HeraldLast year, we went to Washington, D.C., to have lawmakers hear our voices and discuss how a more open policy of trade and travel helps Cuba's private businesses. The country's top 100 private businesses sent a letter to President Trump making that case ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: Trump clinches deals with China, but cracks down on Cuba

News channel or source: https://www.salon.com/2017/12/10/trump-clinches-deals-with-china-but-cracks-down-on-cuba_parnter/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

... regulations restricting travel and trade with the Caribbean island will make it once again illegal for Americans to travel to Cuba without a special license from the Treasury Department and will dramatically reduce the number of Americans traveling there.

News Cuba » Travel: Delta Air Lines dramatically reducing flights to Cuba from JFK - Atlanta Business Chronicle

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/12/11/delta-air-lines-dramatically-reducing-flights-to.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Atlanta Business ChronicleDelta Air Lines dramatically reducing flights to Cuba from JFKAtlanta Business Chronicle8 filing with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Delta says it "has invested significant resources to establish and support its new service to Havana. However, recent regulatory changes have resulted in lower demand for travel to Cuba from areas ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: Delta Air Lines dramatically reducing flights to Cuba from JFK

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/12/11/delta-air-lines-dramatically-reducing-flights-to.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

However, recent regulatory changes have resulted in lower demand for travel to Cuba from areas outside of South Florida. In particular, traffic on Delta’s service to Havana from JFK has diminished substantially." The airline goes on to say that ...

News Cuba » Travel: US Embassy in Cuba should not be a foreign relations pawn | Opinion - Sun Sentinel

News channel or source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/commentary/fl-op-viewpoint-trump-cuba-foreign-relations-20171211-story.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Sun SentinelUS Embassy in Cuba should not be a foreign relations pawn | OpinionSun SentinelWhat advantage would the U.S. government have in claiming physical injury to American citizens working in Cuba? The simple answer is that it allows the State Department to issue travel warnings to Americans visiting Cuba, discouraging U.S. travel to ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: New rules clear away confusion about travel to Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.leadertelegram.com/Features/Travel/2017/12/10/div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-Still-open-for-business-div.html
Publication date: Saturday 09 December 2017

On the homepage of Cuba Travel Services, a company that makes travel arrangements to Cuba, a banner proclaims: “YES, American travel to Cuba is still legal!” In the five months since President Donald Trump appeared in Miami and said he was reversing ...

News Cuba » Travel: What's the results of new Cuba restrictions? Numerous confusion - Kaplan Herald

News channel or source: https://kaplanherald.com/2017/12/11/whats-the-results-of-new-cuba-restrictions-numerous-confusion/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

What's the results of new Cuba restrictions? Numerous confusionKaplan HeraldIn December 2014 President Obama eased restrictions on travel to Cuba. A physical license was no longer needed, but travelers had to meet conditions (a license, as it were). The trip had to be, say, for a humanitarian project or educational purposes or ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: When travel to Cuba was easy, romance flourished; under Trump, new rules are keeping couples apart

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/travel/when-travel-cuba-was-easy-romance-flourished-under-trump-new-rules-are-keeping-couples-apart/8uj2LsLoJtY3dqMGNGOXaM/
Publication date: Sunday 10 December 2017

For Jennifer Herrera, a 20-year-old student and daughter of Cuban immigrants, Halloween was supposed to be special. It would have been the first with her fiancé, Andro, after they reunited in the United States. Herrera fell fast for Andro when she ...

News Cuba » Travel: US and Cuba consular decline mutilating scientific alliance - Game 360 (blog)

News channel or source: http://game360.co/2017/12/us-cuba-consular-decline-mutilating-scientific-alliance/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Game 360 (blog)US and Cuba consular decline mutilating scientific allianceGame 360 (blog)The exacerbating consular association between the US and Cuba beneath the Trump administration is impeding scientific cooperation between the two nations. The White House declared new rules in June that basically prohibits travel by US citizens to Cuba ...

News Cuba » Travel: Cuba authorizes sending text messages to US phones

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/196717/cuba-authorizes-sending-text-messages-to-us-phones
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

After the historic reconciliation, Washington eased the embargo in place since 1962, and authorized US telecommunications companies to sell their services in Cuba. In February 2015 ... of new economic sanctions and travel restrictions on the island.

News Cuba » Travel: When travel to Cuba was easy, romance flourished; under Trump, new rules are keeping couples apart - MyAJC

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/travel/when-travel-cuba-was-easy-romance-flourished-under-trump-new-rules-are-keeping-couples-apart/8uj2LsLoJtY3dqMGNGOXaM/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

When travel to Cuba was easy, romance flourished; under Trump, new rules are keeping couples apartMyAJCFor Jennifer Herrera, a 20-year-old student and daughter of Cuban immigrants, Halloween was supposed to be special. It would have been the first with her fiancé, Andro, after they reunited in the United States. Herrera fell fast for Andro when she ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: US Embassy in Cuba should not be a foreign relations pawn | Opinion

News channel or source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/fl-op-viewpoint-trump-cuba-foreign-relations-20171211-story.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

What advantage would the U.S. government have in claiming physical injury to American citizens working in Cuba? The simple answer is that it allows the State Department to issue travel warnings to Americans visiting Cuba, discouraging U.S. travel to the ...

News Cuba » Travel: Getting around Cuban customs control - Tampabay.com

News channel or source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/Getting-around-Cuban-customs-control_163476702
Publication date: Sunday 10 December 2017

Tampabay.comGetting around Cuban customs controlTampabay.comBuying hard currencies in Cuba for travel out of the country is legal but complicated. Banks require the buyer to show a visa and an airplane ticket for the home country of the currency, and the limit is relatively low. Travelers can also buy U.S ...and more »

News Cuba » Travel: Travel dilemmas: New rules tangle Cuba visit

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/travel-dilemmas-new-rules-tangle-cuba-visit/ar-BBGyGCE
Publication date: Sunday 10 December 2017

Question: I recently booked a cruise for my wife and me that includes two ports of call in Cuba. Are we allowed to go to Cuba on this cruise, given the new regulations? _Patrick King, Ontario, Calif. Answer: The short answer is yes, even though coverage of ...

News Cuba » Travel: Cold War: Can a New President in Cuba Win Over Trump and End the Castro Era? - Newsweek

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/new-cuban-leadership-likely-wont-thaw-trumps-new-cold-war-741555
Publication date: Sunday 10 December 2017

NewsweekCold War: Can a New President in Cuba Win Over Trump and End the Castro Era?NewsweekTrump last month imposed new travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba, making it harder for Americans to visit the island nation and to do business there. The new sanctions seek to force Castro's regime to comply with U.S. law, fully restore human ...

News Cuba » Travel: New rules clear away confusion about travel to Cuba - Leader-Telegram

News channel or source: http://www.leadertelegram.com/Features/Travel/2017/12/10/div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-Still-open-for-business-div.html
Publication date: Sunday 10 December 2017

Leader-TelegramNew rules clear away confusion about travel to CubaLeader-TelegramOn the homepage of Cuba Travel Services, a company that makes travel arrangements to Cuba, a banner proclaims: “YES, American travel to Cuba is still legal!” In the five months since President Donald Trump appeared in Miami and said he was reversing ...