In case you were off the grid yesterday, the Trump administration continued its rollback of 21st-century progress, severely limiting Americans’ ability to travel to Cuba. Where going to the island nation had become commonplace since the Obama administration eased travel restrictions in 2016, getting there is about to get a lot more difficult. And quick weekend trips to Havana will once again be a thing of the past.
So why, exactly, is the government telling us where we can and cannot go? And what does it mean for you, the American traveler? Questions abound this week, and we’ll try and answer as many as we can.