U.S. flight to Cuba is historic

September 1, 2016 4:13 AM

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Cheers broke out as the first commercial flight from the United States to Cuba landed yesterday, restarting air service to the island nation after a half-century hiatus begun at the height of the Cold War.

“It’s a win-win situation for Cuba and the U.S.,” Boston University 
international relations professor William Keylor told the Herald. “I think it’s going to really improve the relationship between the two countries and put more pressure on the Castro government to loosen up.”

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