You can get a Cuban sandwich in almost any city in the U.S., but it’s been fifty years since it was last legal to have a Cuban rum drink along with it, or to go smoke a Cuban cigar on the patio out back afterwards. Until today. [More]
If You Have A Reason To Go To Cuba, You Can Now Bring Cuban Rum And Cigars Back To The U.S. With You
It’s not easy to fly to Cuba from the United States, but passengers on a United flight from Washington’s Dulles airport to Cancun, Mexico wound up there due to an emergency diversion. When crew members noticed a burning smell that seemed to be coming from the cabin, the flight was diverted to Havana, the location of the nearest available airport. [More]
Good news for those who’ve always wanted to go to Cuba: Eight more U.S. airports have been granted permission to schedule charter flights to and from the island nation. [More]
The decreased caloric intake and increase in non-motorized modes of transportation following Cuba’s economic crisis from 1989-2000 lead to a decrease in heart disease and diabetes, a University of Michigan study finds.
As a travel company, you would think Travelocity would know that there is an embargo on Cuba. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control filed a complaint against the company earlier this month, alleging that Travelocity violated the prohibition nearly 1,500 times between January 1998 and April 2004.