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The Cuban government announcing that citizens will soon be able to vacation off that island country.
Some people -- waiting until they see the fine print before they believe it.
Phil -- on that story live in Miami appears to be the end of five decades of restriction on travel.
Is it for real yes.
Well we're waiting and seeing and that's the position of US State Department really it's something we all take for granted the freedom to leave our own country to travel.
To some other country for vacation.
Decree lost 302.
At least legally down in Cuba.
Now -- the requirement that all Cubans obtained the almost unattainable.
However Cubans still must have a passport which the government controls and can still deny.
But on paper this -- offers some hope.
It was -- in the coming off.
I've gone ten years without seeing my father may be this way I can get some money together you can go you can play caveat -- -- -- second travels -- travel like it used to be before and how it is around the world in every country.
Very importantly Cubans will still need to get an entrance to be so from the country that they want to visit which is not expected to be simple.
And essential Cubans scientists engineers.
Military age youth.
Will still be denied access to leave the island but what is the political motivation or what is the motivation in general on this new for the -- for -- Well most Cuban Americans if not many of them here in South Florida all believe this is.
Pure politics pure economics number one.
The antiquated Cuban regime is broke the people are very very four.
And this allows Raul Castro to not challenge the US to do the same.
And now allow Americans to freely travel to and spend money in Cuba.
The desire of the Cuban government this number one.
To live a great number of -- leave because there is less miles to -- And second and probably more important it's a way to putting pressure on the US government.
To lift the trouble -- -- migration policy change goes into effect this month.
However the US government still waiting to see exactly whether it's actually real -- we will thank you Phil Phil Keating is live in Miami on that story.
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