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U.S. authorizes eight airlines to fly to Havana

The United States Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, announced this Thursday, July 7, that eight U.S. commercial airlines had been authorized to operate flights to Havana

MasterCards can now be used in Havana

From Monday, June 27, MasterCard bank cards can be used at ATMs in the Cuban capital. This will later been extended throughout the country

Obama presents plan to close Guantánamo prison

The New York Times stated, in an editorial, that Republican opposition to closing the detention center marked “one of the most shameful chapters in America’s recent history.” John Kerry also announced a possible trip to Cuba in the coming days.