January 22, 2010 7:07 PM

Cuba will let U.S. military fly over its territory on way to Haiti

The agreement, reached Friday between the Cuban and U.S. governments, sets aside a Cold War legacy that has for years forces U.S. aircraft to zig-zag around Cuba to reach the Navy base at Guantanamo. Beginning Sunday, U.S. aircraft can fly directly to Guantanamo through Cuban air space from the United States, saving precious time.

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