Sunday, January 23, 2011

Cuba Suspends Mail Service to U.S. Indefinitely

"Cuba: U.S. Mail Service To Cease"
Andrea Rodriguez   01/21/11

"HAVANA — Cuba suspended indefinitely all mail service to the United States on Friday, extending a ban announced in November and expanding it to cover letters as well as packages.

The move is a setback for relations between the two countries, enemies for more than half a century. It came just days after the Obama Administration announced it was easing travel restrictions on academics and church groups seeking to visit the island.

"Until further notice, we cannot continue to accept any type of delivery," Cuba's mail service, Correos de Cuba, said Friday in an announcement read over state television."

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