Obama eases Cuba sanctions
- Americans who have visited Cuba, may soon be larger quantities of Cuban products like rum and cigars to take home.
Friday (local time) US President Barack Obama announced the restrictions on trade, travel and further easing financial transactions.
In order to circumvent Congress dominated by Republicans Obama has announced measures by presidential decree. ' Now you can celebrate with Cuban rum and cigars, '' US National Security Adviser Susan Rice joked during a speech to a think tank, where she explained the new policy.
Cubans also benefit from the new policy: they may soon buy US products online, Cuban pharmaceutical companies be allowed to do business must work together in the United States and medical specialists from both countries.
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