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Soon, you could buy a plane ticket to fly from Houston to Cuba.

United Airlines plans to offer this flight, pending government approval.

Americans will be able to visit Cuba without an approved licence from the Treasury Department. According to reports the change will take effect Friday.

“President Barack Obama originally announced the change in U.S. policy on Cuba on Dec. 17, as part of a larger deal that secured the release of Alan Gross, an American government subcontractor who was imprisoned on the island for five years,” said KPRC

Will you be buying a ticket to the island? 

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