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As Cuba Opens Up, Small Businesses Tackle the Hurdles

A sign indicates the ABC Charters American Airlines flight to Havana, Cuba at Miami International Airport on December 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to allow commercial flights between the two countries. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A sign indicates the ABC Charters American Airlines flight to Havana, Cuba at Miami International Airport on December 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to allow commercial flights between the two countries. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement that will allow commercial flights between the two nations, a further loosening of regulations that President Obama began a year ago.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks to start-up founder Brian Rogers-who will begin sending small groups to Cuba next year-about the challenges he faces in getting his company Bridges Cuba off the ground.

Guest

  • Brian Rogers, founder of Bridges Cuba, a start-up travel company.

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