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Lifting Cuba’s travel restrictions is changing the country | thinkprogress.org

The white star, red triangle, and blue and white stripes of the Cuban flag ascending the flagpole at the reopened embassy in Washington, D.C. earlier this year was a powerful symbol. For Americans, it signaled a break in more than 55 years of a frozen relationship with Cuba. But the implications of the renewed relations has shown to be infinitely more significant for Cubans, as the country is already going under massive economic and cultural shifts, according to experts.

“I’ve witnessed more change in Cuba within the past two years than in my prior two decades traveling there,” Travel writer and Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker told ThinkProgress over email.

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