Americans and Cuba – level 1

17-06-2019 15:00

Americans cannot simply travel to Cuba. There are only four situations when they can. They can visit their family in Cuba. They can do government business. They can do humanitarian work.

There is also a programme called ‘people-to-people’. Americans can visit with this programme. They must meet Cubans to travel with the programme.

The American government stops this programme. It is harder for Americans to travel to Cuba. The American government says that it does this because it does not like Cuba’s foreign policy.

Difficult words: government (the ‘bosses’ of a country), humanitarian work (helping people), foreign policy (how a country communicates with other countries and what the county does).

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