17 Jan '11, 4am

Cuba laments 'limited' easing of US restrictions: HAVANA: Cuba on Sunday criticised a US move easi...

HAVANA: Cuba on Sunday criticised a US move easing restrictions on travel and remittances to the island as "very limited," and said it would keep a decades-old trade embargo intact. "Although the measures are positive, they... are very limited in scope, and they don't change the policy toward Cuba," the foreign ministry said in a statement. It said the US measures announced on Friday, which were to take effect in two weeks, "confirm that there is not the will to change the policy of blockades and destabilisation against Cuba." The United States on Friday eased restrictions on visas, remittances and travel under its embargo on Cuba. The White House said the changes would weaken the communist regime's long-held grip on power. The move would expand religious and educational travel between the United States and Cuba, and would allow any US airport to offer charter flights to C...

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