Cuba faces tough US choice

As the US eases restrictions on Cuban Americans visiting relatives back home, the BBC’s Michael Voss in Havana looks at the impact this could have on a 50-year-old conflict.
Havana airport’s Terminal 2 is reserved exclusively for charter flights from Miami.
Every day, noisy crowds pack around the barrier in front of the exit from the customs hall waiting for their relatives to emerge.
There are screams of excitement and tears of joy as families rush to greet their loved ones.
Under the Bush administration, Cuban Americans could return only once every three years - and with strict limits on how much they could spend or send home.

Cuba will use hard currency tourist dollars to prop up its totalitarian government. What are the odds that Cuba will make the Internet freely available to its citizens?

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