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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2010 file photo, a statue of Venezuelan independence hero Francisco de Miranda stands as waves splash over the sea wall onto Malecon Avenue during heavy winds in Havana, Cuba. Thousands of Cuban-Americans are heading to Havana this holiday season carrying everything from electronics and medicine to clothing and toiletries to help relatives back home supplement monthly salaries averaging about $20. Not only are Cuban-Americans visiting the island in far greater numbers since President Barack Obama lifted travel restrictions last year, they are bringing more stuff. One carrier says the average bag weight per passenger is up 55 percent _ and many Miami-Havana flights are shadowed by a separate cargo plane just to haul the load. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2010 file photo, a statue of Venezuelan independence hero Francisco de Miranda stands as waves splash over the sea wall onto Malecon Avenue during heavy winds in Havana, Cuba. Thousands of Cuban-Americans are heading to Havana this holiday season carrying everything from electronics and medicine to clothing and toiletries to help relatives back home supplement monthly salaries averaging about $20. Not only are Cuban-Americans visiting the island in far greater numbers since President Barack Obama lifted travel restrictions last year, they are bringing more stuff. One carrier says the average bag weight per passenger is up 55 percent _ and many Miami-Havana flights are shadowed by a separate cargo plane just to haul the load. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)

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