United States approves ferry service between Cuba and Florida


Important information coming out …. the connection is starting!!

Repeating Islands

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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.

New era

The BBC’s Will Grant in Havana says the latest…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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