A journey toward the future

Interested in more than Cuban music, cigars, classic cars and famous cultural and historical icons, a growing number of U.S. citizens are beginning to discover a country which has been off limits to them for over half a century.

The thawing of relations between Havana and Washington, which began on December 17, 2014, brought with it modifications to travel regulations to Cuba, the results of which are evident today on streets nationwide, and are beginning to shape a new future of relations between both countries.

Speaking to Granma Lauren Smith a New Yorker on her first visit to the Cuban capital, stated, “I wanted to see what was going on in Cuba.”

Lauren is one of the more than 100,000 U.S. citizens who have traveled to Cuba since Washington eased travel restrictions in January 2015.

Read more:

http://en.granma.cu/cuba-us-diplomatic-relations/2016-01-29/a-journey-toward-the-future

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