On Monday, the United States announced the easing of restrictions that it had imposed during the administration of former President Donald Trump. These include restrictions on immigration procedures, money transfers, and air connections.
“The Cuban people are facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, and our policies will continue to empower Cubans to create a future free of oppression and economic suffering,” the State Department said in a statement. Get to know the United States.
The administration of US President Joe Biden is restarting a program to facilitate immigration procedures for members of the same family. It will also raise the ceilings that restricted the transfer of funds to Cuba. Finally, there will be more flights between Cuba and the United States, and cities other than Havana will also be operated.
It is the biggest changes in US policy towards Cuba since Biden became US president in 2021. The department also confirmed that the US has no intention of removing anyone from Cuba’s blacklist. It lists companies affiliated with the Cuban government and military, with which Americans are not allowed to do business.
Cuba immediately spoke of “a small step in the right direction, but on a limited scale.”
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