Cuba, One Year After Diplomatic Detente

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Much has changed in the year since the U.S. and Cuba reached an historic agreement to restore diplomatic ties. Travel restrictions have loosened, the U.S. now maintains an embassy in Havana, and Americans can now send more money than ever to Cuban friends and family under newly relaxed regulations. We look at the state of U.S-Cuban relations and the political and economic effects of the thaw and provide advice for those thinking about a trip to the island nation.


Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Chancellor's professor of education and political science, UC Berkeley; author of "Latino Politics and Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns"

Christopher Baker, travel guide; author of "Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba"