havana - Cuban exiles who want to put their home countries may do so soon by ship.
The Cuban government announced Friday that the ban on Cubans and ex-Cubans abolished to travel to or from the island by ship.
The step is specially designed for cruise ships crossing the Caribbean Sea. A notice in the state media says that from April 26,, all Cubans, regardless of their status as employees or '' as a traveler can enter or leave the island by cruise ship.
The measure sets the green light for international travel company Carnival Corporation, to begin next week cruise travel to communist Cuba. The headquarters of the Carnival Corporation is Miami, where more than a third of the population has a Cuban background. It has a population estimated at nearly two million Americans with Cuban roots in the US Nearly three-quarters live in Florida, the state that only about 150 kilometers from the Cuban coast is removed.