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BBC Latin America reports that passenger ferries could be set to run between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years after the U.S. government approved new services. The US government has lifted the ban on travel providers and several ferry companies have been given licenses. In terms of airlines, a new charter flight service from New York City, operated by JetBlue, has already been announced. [Also see previous posts Florida companies push U.S. to license ferry services to Cuba and Ferry Service from Florida to Cuba?]
Services between the two countries stopped when the US imposed a trade embargo on Cuba in 1960. But Washington announced the restoration of diplomatic ties in December last year. The US government has now lifted the ban and a number of ferry companies say they have been given licences.
The BBC’s Will Grant in Havana says the latest…
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