12/07/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cuba Sanctions Likely To Ease

MIAMI -- The election of Barack Obama opens the door for the U.S. to relax sanctions against Cuba for the first time in more than a decade.

Mr. Obama, in a May campaign speech in Miami, went where presidential candidates have long feared to go by promising to lift restrictions on family visits and remittances by Cuban-Americans seeking to help relatives on the island.

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