Treasury eases restrictions on travel to Cuba

March 15, 2016 1:23 PM

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Americans will be allowed to travel to Cuba for individual “people-to-people” exchanges under new regulations announced Tuesday by the Treasury Department ahead of President Obama’s trip to the island this weekend.

Those previously wanting to visit Cuba were required to travel under a general license issued to organizations sponsoring authorized trips. Although visits purely for tourism remain prohibited, the new regulations shift the responsibility for legal trips to individuals who declare they will engage i...

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