CUBA: Waiting for that Yankee Dollar

The move toward resumption of U.S.-Cuban relations continues to gather momentum. Last week, for the first time since Washington severed ties with Fidel Castro's regime in 1961, a U.S. diplomat arrived in Havana. Terence Todman, Inter-Assistant American Affairs, Secretary of spent four State days for there concluding fishing-and maritime-rights agreements. Expected soon: the opening of a "U.S. interests" office in Havana.

Before Todman arrived, TIME Correspondent Christopher Ogden ended a five-day stay in Havana. His report:

The excitement is pervasive. When Washington lifted the restrictions on travel to Cuba in March, Havana news...

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