Friday, August 21st, 2015
Effective December 17th, 2014, President Obama announced a dramatic shift in policy toward normalizing
diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.
Effective January 16th, 2015, U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce
began to implement these policy changes.
These measures will facilitate travel to Cuba for authorized purposes and allow provision of travel services
by authorized travel agents and airlines. Certain financial transactions will now be possible, and previously
restricted activities in areas such as telecommunications, financial services, trade, and shipping will be