President-elect Barack Obama plans to score a few ''easy wins'' on Cuba after he takes office, moving further on Cuba issues than he promised during the campaign, say Cuba observers.
Obama committed during the campaign to allow Cuban Americans to send remittances without restrictions and to travel to the island as often as they like to visit relatives.
His transition team declined to elaborate on Cuba strategy, saying Obama has already addressed it.
But a senior Republican aide in Washington, who recently returned from Cuba, said there are some areas where Obama may go beyond his campaign pledges.
The Obama administration will have a much more relaxed approach to issuing visas to non-Cubans, making travel easier in both directions for academics, artists, scientists and students, said the aide, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak on the record.
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