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The Cuba Travel Maze

The new rules seem to cast a pall on the prospects for visiting Cuba. But are they as strict as they sound?
By Gordon Mott | From Nick Jonas, September/October 2019
The Cuba Travel Maze
The new rules seem to cast a pall on the prospects for visiting Cuba. But are they as strict as they sound?
At first, June 5th, 2019 looked like the end of travel to Cuba for Americans. No more cruise ship visits. Elimination of all people-to-people program trips. Tough rhetoric against the Cuban government from the Trump Administration. Every Cuba lover was freaking out, figuring they had either missed their chance to visit the island nation off the southern coast of Florida or they could never visit again. But the initial headlines were alarmist and in some ways 180 degrees from the reality. Travel to Cuba has become a little more complicated. That is true. You can’t jump on a seven-day cruise out of Fort Lauderdale or Miami to the Caribbean with stops in Havana, …
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