U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx deplanes from the JetBlue flight 387 at the airport in Santa Clara, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. The arrival of the flight opens a new era of U.S.-Cuba travel with about 300 flights a week connecting the U.S. with an island cut off from most Americans by the 55-year-old trade embargo on Cuba and formal ban on U.S. citizens engaging in tourism on the island.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx deplanes from the JetBlue flight 387 at the airport in Santa Clara, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. The arrival of the flight opens a new era of U.S.-Cuba travel with about 300 flights a week connecting the U.S. with an island cut off from most Americans by the 55-year-old trade embargo on Cuba and formal ban on U.S. citizens engaging in tourism on the island. Alejandro Ernesto AP
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx deplanes from the JetBlue flight 387 at the airport in Santa Clara, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. The arrival of the flight opens a new era of U.S.-Cuba travel with about 300 flights a week connecting the U.S. with an island cut off from most Americans by the 55-year-old trade embargo on Cuba and formal ban on U.S. citizens engaging in tourism on the island. Alejandro Ernesto AP

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