Posted on Friday, 07.01.11
US issuing licenses for increased Cuba travel
By PETER ORSI
HAVANA — Washington has begun issuing travel licenses that promise to
bring thousands more U.S. visitors each year on legal trips to Cuba.
A U.S. Treasury Department spokesperson says nine groups have been
granted permission to operate so-called people-to-people exchanges since
The spokesperson said Friday that about 10 applications are coming in
each week, and officials are reviewing them.
The spokesperson was not authorized to be quoted by name on the matter."