Americans and Cuba – level 2
Americans are not allowed to travel to Cuba as tourists. They can only visit Cuba to see family, do government business or do humanitarian work.
The Trump Administration is making it even more difficult for Americans to travel to the Caribbean country. In the past, they could travel there under a programme called ‘people-to-people’. Under this programme, you had to meet the locals. Now the ‘people-to-people’ travelling will no longer be allowed.
The American government says that it is doing this because it does not like Cuba’s foreign policy.
Difficult words: allow (let somebody do something), the locals (the people who live somewhere; in this article, Cubans), foreign policy (how a country communicates with other countries and what the country does).
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