After 50 years, ferry service between US and Cuba starts again

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View of the sunset at the El Vedado neighborhood in Havana, Cuba, 19 August 2010.

Americans are still not allowed to travel to Cuba for general tourism


Ferry services between the US and Cuba will start again after a ban which held for five decades, following the Cuban revolution.

On Tuesday, the Treasury Department and Commerce departments in Washington issued licenses to at least four companies to perform the ferry services. According to the Sentinel, the companies are Havana Ferry Partners of Fort Lauderdale, Baja Ferries of Miami, United Caribbean Lines Florida of Greater Orlando and Airline Brokers Co. of Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

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