Restrictions on Travel to Cuba are EasedJanuary 18, 2011 at 9:03 am | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday eased restrictions on Americans’ travel to Cuba in an effort to encourage more contact between people in both countries, while leaving intact the decades-old embargo against the island’s Communist government.
White House officials said they were lifting travel restrictions imposed by President George W. Bush and expanding the so-called people-to-people provisions created under President Bill Clinton. The changes provide broad opportunities for travel to Cuba by academic, religious and cultural groups and allow charter flights from more American airports. [Full story]