The US government announced major new restrictions on US citizens who want to travel to the island and is limiting the most popular method of visiting.
The announcement effectively bans the most common way Americans were traveling to the island.
These new restrictions block the most common way Americans are able to visit the island — through organized tour groups that license US citizens to travel automatically — and banning US cruise ships from stopping in the country.
American tourism is not explicitly permitted in Cuba. However, Americans can travel to Cuba if it is covered under specific categories, which included organized group travel, known as group people-to-people travel, until Tuesday.
The move is blamed on Cuba’s role in Venezuela and Nicaragua.
In a statement, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said…
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