The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that should lead to the easing of restrictions on Cuban-Americans wanting to travel to Cuba. The bill would allow Cuban-Americans to visit Cuba once a year instead of once every three years.
Under the bill, Cuban Americans should be able to spend $170 a day on the island, more than three times the current daily limit of $50. It also creates a general travel licence for Americans who sell food and medical supplies to Cuba. (Read more at BBC News)