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Restrictions on Movement of Palestinians Still Major Source of Frustration

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 10.23.2014 | World
Daoud Kuttab

While few hold hope that the Israelis will allow the reopening of the Gaza International Airport, there is ample evidence that the issue of freedom of movement is not a demand by one single Palestinian faction, but a requirement for a sane life by all Palestinians.

U.S. Cuba Relationship Is Easing Up

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 07.15.2013 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- For decades, Cuban and U.S. diplomats have faced strict limits on their travel within the Cold War enemy countries. Cuban diplomats at the U...

Why Airplanes Need Baggage Weight Limits

Quora | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Khaliq Parkar, erstwhile teacher, forever student Because the plane needs to take off, ...

Why CEOs Oppose HIV Travel Bans: They’re Bad for Business

Chip Bergh | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Chip Bergh

More than 30 million people could be denied entry, detained or deported from 45 countries worldwide. They are neither terrorists, criminals nor drug dealers. The reason? They live with HIV.

Cuba Scraps Exit Visa Requirement

AP | PETER ORSI and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel

HAVANA — For the first time since the height of the Cold War more than half a century ago, Cuba is giving its people the freedom to leave the co...

Palestinians Crossing Green Line

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 10.29.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

What was the reason for this Israeli "benevolence" at a time when hundreds of foreigners coming to visit Palestine are denied entry at the King Hussein Bridge?

Three Countries, Two Weddings and One Couple

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

This week, family and friends crossed international borders and military checkpoints and overcame the usual political bureaucracies to attend my daughter's two weddings. Why two weddings? Let me explain.

Nepal Travel Warning Canceled

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

KATMANDU, Nepal -- The United States says it has canceled a warning issued against travel to Nepal earlier this year because of the improved political...

The Lack of Memory of Cuban-American Congress Members

John McAuliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John McAuliff

Suffering, confrontation, revenge and a visceral hatred toward the Cuban people is the only legacy that our Cuban American Reps. Diaz-Balart, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Albio Sires, and Sen. Bob Menendez can be proud of.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Chinese Visa Restriction For Bald Taiwanese Visitors Lifted

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has cancelled a controversial visa restriction on bald Taiwanese visitors amid discrimination concerns, travel agents and local media said Thurs...

Korea Maintains Mandatory HIV Testing Despite Lifting Travel Ban

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Solis

Despite lifting the travel ban on HIV-positive foreigners, South Korea maintains the ability to deport or fire foreigners who test positive. This jingoistic policy needs to end.