June 16, 2017 / 5:23 PM / 5 months ago

U.S. to issue rules to tighten individual travel restrictions to Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to publish regulations that will end people-to-people individual travel to Cuba, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday.

A tour bus of Transgaviota drives past the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba June 13, 2017. Picture taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

“The President instructed Treasury to issue regulations that will end individual people-to-people travel,” the department said in a statement.

It added that the changes will not take effect until new regulations are issued.

Reporting by Lindsay Dunsmuir; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe

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