Briefing 5 ways Cuba-US agreement will make waves

The historic opening between the two countries could have an impact on travel and business in the long-term, though changes are likely to happen gradually.

By , Staff writer

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US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro made history this week in announcing a plan to restore diplomatic ties for the first time in more than half a century. “We will end an outdated approach that for decades has failed to advance our interests, and instead we will begin to normalize relations between our two countries,” President Obama said Dec. 17. But what will these changes look like for both Cubans and US citizens?