Us Cuban Policy Change

—NPR's Tom Gjelten reports that the Clinton Administration may announce changes today in U-S policy toward Cuba. Pope John Paul the Second visited the island in January and denounced the US trade embargo, saying it hurt Cuba's people more than its government. Since then, Washington has been reviewing its policy. Some changes expected today include a lifting of the ban on direct flights from the US to Cuba, and allowing Americans to send money directly to friends and family still on the island — up to 12-hundred dollars a year.



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