Cubans use easy entrance to Ecuador in route to the U.S.

Posted on November 19, 2015 • Filed under: Border Issues, Cuba, Ecuador, United States

QUITO, Ecuador— For many Cubans, the road to “freedom” starts high in the Andes mountains, 1,600 miles south of their island.

Ecuador is one of just two countries on the American mainland that doesn’t ask Cubans for a visa upon arrival. And there are regular flights connecting Quito to Havana, which makes it about the easiest place in the world for Cubans to go as “tourists.” Read Article

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