Cubans Enjoy Relaxed Travel Restrictions

CUBA may be a little easier to get out of this year. 

Long lines were evident in Havana when Cuba’s new migration and travel policies took effect Jan. 14.

relaxed policies open the door to a new era in travel for the Cuban
people, who have been long deprived of the right to freely travel

There are still hurdles to surmount, however.

the Cuban government no longer requires the reviled exit permits and
the notarized letters of invitation from foreign hosts, Cubans still
have to obtain visas from most countries they plan to visit, buy an air
ticket and apply and pay for a passport to leave Cuba, a time-consuming
and expensive process that costs about $110. 

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