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Obama administration approves first ferry service to Cuba

A ferry boat run by Balearia, a Spanish company that has a quick-ferry service between Fort Lauderdale and the Bahamas, is seen at its berth in Port Everglades on Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale.  Balearia is going through the process of applying for a license to run a ferry service between the U.S. and Cuba as the U.S. government announced plans to issue licenses for the first time in five decades to four other ferry service companies. [Getty Images]

HAVANA — The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year. Baja Ferries, which opera …

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