The Heat: US travel restrictions for Cuba

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The new travel restrictions imposed by the United States pose another setback for Cuba’s fragile economy.

The U.S. Treasury Department announced the United States will no longer allow educational trips known as “people to people” exchanges and is banning private air travel and cruise ships.

The Cruise Line International Association said the move immediately impacts 800,000 bookings.

CGTN’s Luis Chirino reports from Havana.

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